Morant Bay
in Morant Bay of Saint Thomas, Jamaica

Noteable things around
  • Hope Zoo (zoo, (24 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.881 and -76.409 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 52' 53" and W -76° 24' 33"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - JMD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:03 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Jamaica
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:32 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.457 and 105.705 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Jamaica in Caribbean

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Jamaica.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Jamaica. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Explore Morant Bay

Morant Bay in Morant Bay (Saint Thomas) with it's 9,368 inhabitants is located in Jamaica about 26 mi (or 43 km) east of Kingston, the country's capital.

Local time in Morant Bay is now 01:03 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Jamaica with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Morant Bay, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Jamaica is Ken Jones Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 38 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We found 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Port Antonio, Kingston, Half Way Tree, Spanish Town and Port Maria. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 11%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 57% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 23rd of June 2021

28°C (83 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 24th of June 2021

30°C (86 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 25th of June 2021

29°C (85 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Golden Shore Resort Limited

2,1 mi
Lot 288b Winward Drive
Morant Bay

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Retreat Beach, St Thomas, Jamaica

Published: December 01, 2013
Length: 06:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Phillip Blair

Teaser for my trip to retreat beach, details at

Dunn's River Falls - Ocho Rios Jamaica

Published: May 09, 2009
Length: 25:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Peter Davies

Dunn's river falls about 6 mile from Ocho Rios in Jamaica mon.. the fall are a 600 foot attraction which flows into the Caribbean, with the help of guides at the falls you will be able to...

Trinity Ville Primary (JCDC Pop Dance 2012)

Published: May 16, 2012
Length: 17:00 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Erwin Small


Published: August 31, 2008
Length: 28:44 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: oneill bryan

Outside the hurricane gustav. at home in st thomas.

Reggae Falls St Thomas Jamaica located north of Seaforth.

Published: December 28, 2009
Length: 46:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ashglen1959

This Falls is located north of Seaforth St Thomas Jamaica. The Falls is part of a dam it thunderous down over a hundred feet. You could climb to the top of the falls. You might even see...

Seaforth SDA Divine Service (Sabbath March 7, 2015)

Published: March 07, 2015
Length: 41:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Seaforth SDA Church


Published: January 28, 2012
Length: 32:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Seaforth SDA Church

The opening night of the home coming was Friday night, vesper service.

Traveling Gnome Couples Resort Negril, Jamaica Sept.3-10 2009

Published: September 13, 2009
Length: 55:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheGnoman1

Episode 1-Here at the fantastic Couples Resort in Negril Jamaica,the Gnome visits with all the beautiful people while on his traveling adventures. Please leave comments you guy's ! Hope I didn't...

Piano Bar - Karaoke night at Couples Resort Negril, Jamaica Sept.3 - 10 2009

Published: September 13, 2009
Length: 36:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TheGnoman1

Karaoke night at the piano bar. The men did "Baby's Got Back" it was very funny !

Driver 2 - Havana Truck Masacre

Published: April 11, 2014
Length: 23:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jones

Watch as i terrorize the traffic cars in Havana with my truck. Also, see if you can identify the differences between the two scenes in the vdeo.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica

Saint Thomas, once known as Saint Thomas in the East, is a suburban parish situated at the south eastern end of Jamaica, within the county of Surrey. It is the birthplace of the Right Honourable Paul Bogle, one of Jamaica's seven National Heroes. Morant Bay, its chief town and capital, is the site of the Morant Bay Rebellion, of which Bogle and George William Gordon were leaders.

Located at 17.9, -76.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica, Parishes of Jamaica

Morant River

The Morant River is a river of Jamaica.

Located at 17.9167, -76.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Jamaica

Morant Bay High School

Morant Bay High School in Morant Bay, St Thomas, Jamaica was founded in 1961. At the time of it's opening, St Thomas was the last Jamaican parish without a High School. The original site was seven or eight acres of land bought from the Methodist Church. An old manse on the site was the first school building with sixty one students attending on the first day of opening in January 1961.

Located at 17.8845, -76.4032 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1961, Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica, Schools in Jamaica

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Morant, Morant Bay