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South Negril Point« on: February 01 2005 17:02:00 »
I’m looking to visit Jamaica in September, can any decent swell be found on the west side of Jamaica around Negril Point? What is the drive time to Port Antonio from Negril?
RE: South Negril Point« Reply #2 on: March 16 2005 07:03:00 »
Don't know about Negril, as all the consistent surf is on the east side. However, a tropical storm positioned south and heading north via the Caymans or Cozumel into the gulf might put some decent surf into Negril. Kind of unlikely for any short stay, though.
Getting from Negril to Kingston or Port Antonio is an all-day affair in a car (nice drive, though). There are inter-island flights that could get you there faster, at a price.
RE: South Negril Point« Reply #3 on: July 06 2006 05:07:00 »
I'm looking for informations about surf in Jamaica? I read your text in this forum... you went jamaica in September 2005? ? Nice ? Points Where? Montego bay? Negril? Ocho Rios?
RE: South Negril Point« Reply #4 on: July 25 2006 07:07:00 »
Unless there's a storm I doubt that your going to see any swells in and around negril.
I used to stay in Westmorland out in the bush. I have driven all over the island and seen lots of beachs, bays, etc. The East coast is where your most likely to find consistant surf and even that can be sketch.
The drive from negril to the eastern (opposite) end of the island an "avdenture" and will take you a long time. Not a day jaunt by any means and best done with a yardie (local).
RE: South Negril Point« Reply #5 on: October 03 2006 10:10:00 »
I was in Negril last Feb. and there was a storm/cold front. The waves were chest to head high and there was a jamaican surfer catching waves all day (on a windsurf board). But as stated before, unless there is a storm Negril is not the best surf destination.
The most famous surf spot is Boston Beach, on the NE coast.
There were 2 articles recently in Eastern Surf Mag and Longboard Mag. about surf on the South Coast near Kingston called Bull Bay.
If you like IRIE Vibes and Rasta culture, I wouldn't overlook Jamaica as a surf destination.
RE: South Negril Point« Reply #6 on: October 05 2006 10:10:00 »
was just there sept 1, u got to stay in bull bay at jamnesia surf camp . billy mystic and his family are the best . clean cheap rooms, good food, cold drinks and right next to copa 10 mins from lighthouse. The place is full of stoked out groms in serious need of new boards so anybody traveling thru jamaica to surf should think about leaving them a board or two.
RE: South Negril Point« Reply #7 on: October 06 2006 22:10:00 »
My friends went to Negril for a while. Lots of naked people on the resort beach where they stayed. Zero surf.
RE: South Negril Point« Reply #8 on: January 30 2007 09:01:00 »
there is no surf in the negril area, visit jamaikan surfing association they show u the spots its all in the kingston and port antonio area, I m already in negril but here you dont find a good surf, is good for diving ...