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North America > United States of America > Texas > Gulf Coast (Texas) > North Barrier Coast > Jamaica Beach
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Vicinity of Jamaica Beach

Jamaica Beach is a city in the North Barrier Coast of Texas.

Get in

City hall

Jamaica Beach is surrounded by the city of Galveston, TX. It 13.6 miles SW of Galveston island's northeastern tip. Galveston and Jamaica Beach can be accessed from I-45 or from the Bolivar Ferry from State Highway 87 on the Bolivar Peninsula. Jamaica Beach can also be accessed from the San Luis Pass-Vacek Toll Bridge from the southwestern tip of Galveston Island. This allows access from the Greater Houston area near State Highway 288, and from southern Texas.

Get around

See

Jamaica Beach has a public access beach, with free parking. It offers backdoor access to Galveston Island State Park, since it borders it. The vicinity is less than 1 square mile in area, so amenities are within walking distance. There are no lifeguards.

Do

Buy

There are convenient stores on the main road, San Luis Pass Road.

Eat

  • Subway deli.

Drink

Sleep

There are hotels and resorts available on Galveston. There is a Silver Leaf resort about two miles southwest of Jamaica Beach in Galveston.

No camping is allowed in Jamaica Beach. A fee must be paid to camp in Galveston Island State Park.

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