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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  • This is a great escape from Kingston with white sand beach and all day sun and perfect Caribbean sea waters...it is too bad that cooked food is not on the menu anymore, but you can bring your own food...  more »
  • Real nice place to visit, the scenery is awesome,away from all the hassle. I recommend some seatings/beach beds on the beach.  more »
  • 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 »
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  • Beautiful island. It's so relaxing and the atmosphere is breath taking. The boat ride to get there is an awsome experience.
  • Best little island.. White sand beach beautiful reef. Crystal Clear water, perfect for spending your sundays. Dont own a boat no problem take a ferry from Ynot, Bring food and drinks.
  • I loved this trip. I'm a local and we paid a fisherman to carry us to the Cays and back to land. **Carry food, water and anything else u may need to enjoy a day at the beach** It was great
  • Very quiet and peaceful place to relax and meditates
  • Love this island. Can get busy in the afternoon. Ensure you get the early ferry about 9-10 for a good spot on the island. Also leaving around 3-4 is quite busy and the locals don't like to wait in line to board the shuttle

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