Top things to do in Whitehouse & Around

Arts & Crafts in Bluefields & Belmont

Studio Black

Warning: don't walk past this artistically attired Rasta shack that's been defying hurricanes, dodgy drivers and all else in Belmont since 1977; it's simply too good to miss. Run by amiable local artist, Jah Calo, i…
Seafood in Whitehouse

Jimmyz Restaurant & Bar

On Fisherman’s Beach in central Whitehouse, next to a pavilion where local fishers sell their catch to wholesalers, this eatery is popular with old sea salts. The menu has fresh juices, including an exceedingly pepp…
Seafood in Whitehouse & Around

Scott's Cove

About 4km southeast of Whitehouse, the A2 sweeps around this deep little inlet. Anyone with taste buds in western Jamaica will tell you that this is the best place on the island to buy fried snapper and bammy (fried…
Beach in Bluefields & Belmont

Bluefields Beach Park

Well signed from the Winston Jones Hwy (A2), this beach is a narrow stretch of pale sand, as beautiful as it is ignored by foreign tourists (although it’s quite popular with locals on weekends). During the early eve…
Beach in Bluefields & Belmont

Belmont Beach

There are actually two small Belmont Beaches, but one is too rocky to relax on and the other is a major mooring point for fishing boats. That said, if the day is clear the water will be as well, so you can swim out …
International in Bluefields & Belmont

Cracked Conch

With the smart tables on its terrace overlooking the sea, this is Belmont's fanciest dining option. The menu is a happpy marriage of grilled lobster, fish and pasta dishes, with a supporting cast of salads. Some nic…
Jamaican in Bluefields & Belmont

Prince's Bar and Restaurant

This colourful Rasta shack, right by the turnoff to the Peter Tosh memorial, is run by Tosh's nephew Kenial, who may well invite you to share some Red Stripes. Jamaican standards such as curried conch and fried chic…
Historic Site in Bluefields & Belmont

Bluefields House

Philip Gosse was one of the great polymaths of his time: the man who both popularized the aquarium and modified its design, and illustrator of gorgeously detailed renditions of Jamaican birdlife. His old home, naugh…
Monument in Bluefields & Belmont

Peter Tosh Monument

Many monuments make a political statement, and the memorial to reggae superstar Peter Tosh, just off the beach road in Belmont, is no exception. And the cause here is, as Tosh once sang, to ‘legalize it.’ This is a …