Spittal Pond

Next to Harrington Sound and Mangrove Lake, Spittal Pond is the third largest pond on Bermuda. This spot of the main attractions at the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve and set on the Atlantic Coast in Smith's Parish.

Spittal Pond is comprise of fresh water, but still appears brackish due to storm waters from the Atlantic Ocean that can sometimes overflow into the pond.

Spittal Pond is a popular site for birders, with a wide variety of birds nesting on property. These include flamingos, the Bermuda Longtail Bird, Warblers, Grey Catbird, and more. Trails also snake around the property, making it a fun hiking spot.


Spittal Pond can be found near the center of the island of Bermuda; it is 3.8 miles to the east of Hamilton.

Set near the Atlantic Coast in Smith's Parish, Spittal Pond has two entrances along South Road. Parking lots are available.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of Spittal Pond. The most proximate eatery to Spittal Pond is Foxy's Cafe, a wonderful eatery to eat at before visiting Also close-by, you'll have eateries such as Buzz n'Go Collector's Hill and North Rock Brewing Company where you and your companions should be sure to try out British food and enjoy the Bermuda scene.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy Spittal Pond, and would like to see others, ought to think about Trott's Pond and Evan's Pond; the first is 1.8 miles away from Spittal Pond. Other nearby activities include Portuguese Rock, which is about a hundred yards away near Hamilton. You might also want to consider heading to Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Attractions like this are a great to visit, but there's more to visit on Bermuda. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Spittal Pond
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Portuguese Rock Historic Site 0.1 mi. (6.2 km) NE 3.8 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Spittal Pond Nature Reserve -- 0.1 mi. (6.2 km) NE 3.8 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Jeffery's Cave GeoFeature 0.1 mi. (6.2 km) ESE 3.9 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Winter Haven And Summer Haven National Reserve -- 0.8 mi. (7.3 km) NE 4.5 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Watch Hill Park -- 0.8 mi. (7.4 km) ENE 4.6 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Verdmont Museum 0.9 mi. (4.7 km) W Smith's Parish Bermuda
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo Other Attraction 1.0 mi. (5.6 km) NW Hamilton Parish Bermuda
Devonshire Bay Park -- 1.4 mi. (4.1 km) SW 2.6 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda

More Information


Spittal Pond is open to the public daily from dawn until dusk.


Although entry into the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is free, a $5(USD) per person guided tour is available.

Location: Bermuda


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