Pretend you’re in the movies on the white sands of James Bond Beach, a picturesque spot with an eclectic cultural history. Scenes from the James Bond movie “Dr No” were filmed here and the character’s creator, Ian Fleming, lived nearby at his “Golden Eye Villa” while writing the novels. Hop on a boat tour to go and see the villa along with breathtaking views of the surrounding bay. Owned by music mogul and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, the beach also hosts a lively mix of annual music events, most of which take place at the two-storey “Moonraker” beach bar, which also offers a delicious menu of fresh fish and seafood to sample. The beach itself boats a dramatic backdrop of the St Mary mountains, surrounded on three sides by glimmering turquoise waters, perfect for swimming and snorkeling. To find out how to plan a trip to Ocho Rios, use our trip itinerary maker.
James Bond Beach Reviews
You must go if you like the more Jamican feel. Clean beach and we had fun watching the sand crabs. Bar on premises! Well of course! more »
Maybe because it was off season, but there was pretty much no one at this beach. It's down a bit of a rough dirt road and you don't know you're there until you're there. A nominal fee for entry... more »
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