Lime Cay, Kingston

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Lime Cay is the main islet of the Port Royal Cays off Port Royal, Jamaica, located in the northeast of the reef.Located 15 minutes by boat from Port Royal, it has a small beach which makes it a popular location for recreation and sunbathing. It is a regular hotspot for post-party-goers, and during holiday season (Summer and Christmas) weekends the island is often swarmed with boats, music and socialites. Lime Cay measures 380 meters northwest-southeast, and is up to 80 meters wide, measuring 2 ha in area. About half of the area is wooded, the rest is sand and coral. It has no infrastructure except for a small open building used for the preparation and selling of food. The building is located at.There is also an "oyster man" who sells oysters there on the weekends. His "backshot" sauce is renowned for its delicious, spicy flavor.One way to get to Lime Cay is via Jet Ski from Morgans Harbour. A trip on a good ski will take 15 minutes. it is also home to many sharks.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Took our two boys here (5 and 8). It is a beautiful place just about 15 minutes off the shore of Kingston. Quiet, not very busy, clean and a great place to snorkel. No facilities. Recommend bringing f...  more »
  • April 8, 2017
    The location is serene, clean, natural and really beautiful with crystal clear waters. Recommended morning hours(1st half of the day) as you could be lucky enough to have the island to yourself. Any t...  more »
  • April 6, 2017
    I was a bit nervous about getting the boat out and back (not having booked anything, not knowing where to put my valuables since I was going alone etc) but it all worked out great. At Port Royal there...  more »

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