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Deja Resort - All Inclusive

Deja Resort - All Inclusive

155 yd from Doctor's Cave Beach
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (129 reviews)

This hotel lies on Montego Bay's Hip Strip stretch of shopping, dining, and nightlife directly across the street from famed …

£141
Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

Doctors Cave Beach Hotel

171 yd from Doctor's Cave Beach
2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (444 reviews)

This family-friendly Montego Bay hotel is located near the beach, just steps from Cornwall Beach and Doctor's Cave Beach. …

£88
Toby's Resort

Toby's Resort

0.1 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (789 reviews)

Located on Montego Bay's "Hip Strip," Toby's Resort is one mile from Sangster International Airport.

£72
El Greco Resort

El Greco Resort

0.2 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (914 reviews)

Located in the heart of Montego Bay, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Dump-Up Beach and Events Park and 1.3 mi (2 km) fro …

£74
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay - Luxury All Inclusive

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay - Luxury All Inclusive

2.5 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (837 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Montego Bay resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Montego Bay Cruise Ship Terminal, Walter Fletcher Beac …

£377
Secrets St. James Montego Bay - Luxury All Inclusive

Secrets St. James Montego Bay - Luxury All Inclusive

2.5 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (880 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Montego Bay resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Montego Bay Cruise Ship Terminal, Walter Fletcher Beac …

£376
Chateau Margarite Hotel

Chateau Margarite Hotel

4.6 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Montego Bay, this bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, Westgate Shopping Centre, …

£80
Half Moon

Half Moon

5.5 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (228 reviews)

Part of the historic Rose Hall Plantation, this Montego Bay resort features 162 hectares (400 acres) of towering trees, …

£228
Round Hill Hotel And Villas

Round Hill Hotel And Villas

5.9 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
4.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (159 reviews)

Occupying a former plantation on a secluded peninsula 17 km (10 mi) west of Montego Bay, this seaside family-friendly resor …

£203
Villas at Half Moon

Villas at Half Moon

6.4 mi from Doctor's Cave Beach
4.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Located in Rose Hall, this beachfront condo is connected to the convention center and within a 10-minute walk of Three Palm …

£1,323

Pocket Guide: Montego Bay Doctor's Cave Beach Hotels

Visit Doctor’s Cave Beach

One of the most famous beaches in Jamaica, Doctor’s Cave Beach is alongside Montego Bay’s fashionable Gloucester Avenue, or Hip Strip as it’s also known. For a small fee you can enjoy the clear turquoise waters and powdery sand Doctor’s Cave Beach is famous for.

Spend the Day at Doctor’s Cave Beach

Doctor’s Cave Beach is set up for a day at the beach. When you’re in, you have access to everything from changing rooms, showers and toilets to gift shops and even a cyber café. You can rent lilos to enjoy the sea, while chairs, sunbeds and umbrellas are also available to hire for the beach.

Swimming and Snorkelling at Doctor’s Cave Beach

Perfect for swimming, the water at Doctor’s Cave Beach has a year-round temperature of 22 to 28 degrees C. And as It’s also an ideal place for a spot of snorkelling, being part of the Montego Bay Marine Park, and home to a variety of coral reefs and marine life. p>

After a morning swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing, head to the bars and restaurants on Doctor’s Cave Beach for some Jamaican classics, as well as fresh seafood, straight from the warm waters of the Caribbean.

The History of Doctor’s Cave Beach

Doctor’s Cave Beach got its name from Dr Alexander James McCatty, who once owned the beachfront clubhouse here. In 1906, he donated his property to be turned into a beach club and spent much of his time here with his friends, many of whom were also doctors. At that time, the beach was only accessible through a cave which it was destroyed by a hurricane in 1932.

Doctor’s Cave Beach really only became internationally famous in the 1920s when a well-known British osteopath named Sir Herbert Barker visited the beach and published an article about it, declaring that its waters had healing properties and numerous health benefits. From that point on people came from all over the world to try the waters at Doctor’s Cave Beach, and hotels popped up all around it to accommodate the visitors.

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