Sunshine City of Jamaica is Portmore
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Portmore was granted Municipality status in 2003 and has its own City Council and Mayor, following the British-based model of Jamaican local government

Horse Racing is popular and all major horse races are run at Caymanas Park located in north Portmore.


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Beaches in Portmore

Fort Clarence Beach Park in Hellshire

  • Address:  Hellshire, St.Catherine,

    Fort Clarence Beach

    Fort Clarence Beach Park in Hellshire

  • Hours
    Wed – Fri:
    10:00 am – 6:00 am
    Sat – Sun:
    9:00 am – 6:00 am
  • About:  The 16 hectare Fort Clarence Beach Park in Hellshire, St. Catherine is popular for family fun days and picnics, an ideal relaxation spot for residents of Hellshire, Portmore and Kingston.Originally named after Englishman David Small who built the fort, it was later renamed Fort Clarence, possibly in honour of William Duke of Clarence, King of England from 1830 to 1837. Fort Small along with Fort Johnson played a critical role in the defence of the island during the 18th century.

    Opening Hours: Weekdays (Wednesday to Friday) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Entry Fee: Adult J$250
    Child J$100 (4 to 12 years old)

  • Phone: (876)364-3628
  • Email: fortclarencebeach@udcja.com