Location & Activities
Pimento Lodge Resort is uniquely situated on the hillsides of Long Bay in the parish of Portland. This unspoiled, rural Jamaican village sits at the foot of the John Crow Mountains just 30 mins drive from Port Antonio.
We are also close to several unspoilt beaches, natural waterfalls and the world renowned Boston Bay Jerk Centre.
Scroll over our interactive map for things to do and see in the area.
The white sand beach of Long Bay is just a 7 minutes walk away from the hotel. It is one of the loveliest in all of Jamaica, one mile long, lined with coconut trees providing shade.
In the village of Long Bay you find the real Jamaica, off the beaten path and away from mass tourism: lush fruit and tropical flowers grow freely, the food is fresh and very delicious and streets are safe to walk. Long Bay is not just a tropical vacation spot, it is a cultural adventure. The area around Long Bay provides unique unspoiled natural beauty with beautiful beaches, adventurous coastlines, mystic coves, pristine rivers, picturesque waterfalls and spectacular mountains.
Come and Experience it!
Boston Bay – adjacent to the famous Boston jerk centres – which are world world renowned and where the annual jerk festival takes place in October every year.
Winnifred Beach – a natural cove hidden in rustic surroundings – very popular with visitors as well as the locals
Blue Lagoon – In the reality Blue Lagoon is an enchanting spot with blue deep water, a spring of fresh water and a well known restaurant where you can dine eating food served on banana leaves.
Frenchmans Cove – a small cove where a natural freshwater spring runs beside into the sea.
San San Beach – generally very calm and quiet you go a long way out before it gets deep. ( swim, snorkel, dive)
Port Antonio - Enjoy a stroll around the historic town of Port Antonio where you can view historic buildings like the old court house which dates back to the late 1800's. Visit Errol Flynn Marina - the islands third largest port, famous as a shipping point for bananas and coconuts and now the entry point for cruise ships. Enjoy a stroll in the surrounding gardens and enjoy lunch at Norma's the marina's restaurant.
Rafting on the Rio Grande - You can choose from either the 1 hr or 3 hr rafting experience - enjoy the calm tranquil ride down the river, stop along the way to buy fresh fruit from the local sellers along the banks of the river, enjoy the majestic scenary of the mountains and lush tropical forests.
Surfing - You can hire surf boards and ride the waves at nearby Boston Bay.
Hiking in the Blue Mountains and Somerset Falls
Reach Falls - a natural and spectacular waterfall in the nearby parish of St Thomas. Discover sweetheart hole - a natural pool shaped like a heart where the water of the falls gushes in to create a jacuzzi style effect - just big enough for a couple to enjoy.
Mineral Baths in St Thomas – a natural hot spring mineral bath renowned for it’s curative properties. Rent your own personal and private bath in which to take a dip.
Click here to see our range of additional on site activities, tours and trips.