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If your perfect vacation day includes soaking up the sun, playing in the sand, or swimming in the ocean, then our Jamaica guide is just what you need. Our 10Best list highlights the best places to soak up the sun, with Treasure Beach being a top choice for an authentic beach experience and Doctor's Cave Beach being a favorite of our editors and readers for its convenience and amenities.
For a mixture of soft sand and beautiful wildlife, the Fonthill Beach Park has its own sprawling nature preserve, making it an easy choice for a full day outdoors. Those who want their own island in the sun can check out Lime Cay, just outside of Kingston, for isolated areas away from the crowds (read: nude beach).
Negril's world-famous Seven Mile Beach is dotted with restaurants, small inns and hotels, and lively beach bars and that heat up during spring break each year. For cruisers visiting Falmouth or Ocho Rios, there are several options nearby the cruise ports that make an easy day trip for those on a time crunch.
Turn off the laptop, pack your beach attire, and get ready for a relaxing day of taking in rays on some of Jamaica's best beaches.