HARMONY BEACH PARK UPDATE: BEACH FACILITY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Kingston, Jamaica: June 18, 2021 – The public is advised that the beach facility at the newly opened Harmony Beach Park in Montego Bay will open to the public from tomorrow, Saturday June 19, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entrance to the park and use of the beach are free of charge.
Harmony Beach Park, which was officially opened by the Most Honourable Prime Minister Andrew Holness, on Friday, May 21, 2021, welcomes guests during the following hours of operation:
- Park – Monday to Saturday: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday: 6 a.m. to noon.
- Beach – Wednesday to Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday: 9 a.m. to noon.
Visitors to Harmony Beach Park are advised that paid parking is available at the southern end of the property; that is the entrance adjoining the North Gully / on Howard Cooke Boulevard. Parking is at a rate of $200 per hour or $700 per day.
The Corporation encourages all visitors to Harmony Beach Park to abide by the COVID-19 protocols that are in place. To ensure that the proper physical distancing guidelines are safely managed, there is a maximum of 500 persons allowed at the Park at any one time, while the capacity for the beach is 100 people at a time.
The UDC advises that the children’s play areas and multi-purpose courts remain closed to the public at this time as the Corporation adheres to the gathering restrictions in place.
Members of the public are invited to invest in Harmony Beach Park by way of the business opportunities that are currently available. Request for Proposals to operate commercial spaces in the Park’s main building have been put to the market and information on this may be sourced via UDC’s website at www.udcja.com/business-opportunities. The Corporation welcomes food and beverage operators, retail shopping and entertainment activities for these areas.
About Harmony Beach Park
Harmony Beach Park is a free, public beach park on 16 acres located on the waterfront at the intersection of the Howard Cooke and Jimmy Cliff Boulevards in Montego Bay. Park amenities include play areas for children, a multipurpose court, a jogging trail, picnic areas, a promenade with a seat wall along the beachfront, shops, gazebos, parking for 130 vehicles and public restrooms.
Harmony Beach Park is owned and managed by the Urban Development Corporation.