Walter Fletcher Beach is located on Gloucester Avenue popularly known as 'the Hip Strip' in Montego Bay, St. James. It is formally known as Aquasol Theme Park. This beach is recently refurbished, centrally located and is easy accessible. It is found directly adjacent to the Old Hospital Park on the east and Dump-Up Beach to the west.
The beach is comprised of cream-coloured sand which has over the years experienced various levels of erosion. The beach is located in a semi manmade bay enclosed by two groynes which creates a calm swimming environment. The area is landscaped with several large trees including West Indian Almond and Whistling Pine.
The beach is accessed directly off Gloucester Avenue. Parking is available.
Patrons may engage in recreational sports such as beach football and volleyball, as well as court tennis. Food service is also available. There is adequate restroom and changing room facilities which provide lockers for patrons. The Beach is suitable for small events such as weddings and other gatherings.
The beach is pleasant for swimming, wading and several sporting activities. Nearby attractions include Margaritaville, various restaurants and bars on the Hip Strip. Several hotels are in walking distance including Altamont West, Gloucester Hotel, Westford Hotel, Royal Decameron and Toby’s Resort.
|Entrance Fee||Adult: $500
|Opening Hours||Wed-Sun: 9am-5pm
Closed on Monday and Tuesday
|Beach conditions||The beach is located in a semi manmade bay enclosed by two groynes which creates a calm swimming environment.|
|Lifeguard Service||Lifeguard on duty|
The beach is accessed directly off Gloucester Avenue.
|Restroom & changing room available|
|Owned by||Commissioner of Lands|
|Telephone||(876) 750-5263, (876) 656-8031|