Trunk Island Beach

A small private beach is the middle Harrington Sound, you can be sure that Trunk Island Beach is one of the least crowded beaches in all of Bermuda. Only accessible by boat, and even then only with prior permission from the owners or the Bermuda Zoological Society.

Located in the heart of Trunk Island, 1.2 miles northeast of Flatt's Village, this beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might want whether or not you are staying nearby. Trunk Island Beach stands out because it's perfect for escaping the hustle of Bermuda's urban areas. Most other beaches on Bermuda may be just as refreshing as Trunk Island Beach, but tend to be busier since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach

As noted above, you will need prior permission to visit Trunk Bay. The Bermuda Zoological Society brings groups to the island regularly, so contacting them may be the best method.

Amenities and Ambiance

Trunk Island Beach is a very small beach, just big enough to have a spot in the sun. However, this dreamy spot grants the beach-goers nice views of the sound and great sights of Hamilton Parish. Not much else is here though, if you look away from the water, all you will see is some dense trees tha eventually lead to the private grounds of the island's owners.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. The water in the area is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

Don't forget that the region in which Trunk Island Beach is located is a popular spot, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Trunk Island. It is close to Bailey's Bay Cricket Club, which is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to learn more about the history of Bermuda, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. For instance, nearby is Portuguese Rock, which is a mile and a half to the south.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Trunk Island Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Bailey's Bay Cricket Club Sporting Event Venue 0.3 mi. N Bermuda
Evans, Amy & Vaughan Art Gallery 0.3 mi. N Bermuda
Otto Trott Art Studio Art Gallery 0.3 mi. N Bermuda
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo Aquarium 0.9 mi. SW Bermuda
Bermuda Railway Museum Museum 1.1 mi. SW Bermuda
Portuguese Rock Historical Site 1.6 mi. S Bermuda
Tucker's Point Golf Course 1.6 mi. E Bermuda
Verdmont Museum 1.8 mi. SSW Bermuda
Coney Island Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.9 mi. NNE Bermuda
Mid Ocean Golf Club Golf Course 2.0 mi. E None
Ferry Island Fort Historical Site 2.1 mi. NNE Bermuda
Martello Tower Historical Site 2.1 mi. NNE Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Trunk Island Beach is in the Hamilton area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Trunk Island Beach guests looking for other interesting places to see will want to consider going to Hamilton, because it's not far away and is a particularly bustling part of Bermuda. From the beach, Hamilton is a fairly short distance away, maybe four and a half miles (seven kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is in a fairly popular vacation spot, it is not usually much of a challenge to find just the right type of hotel nearby. If you're wanting to find a place that's near the ocean, the following table shows the closest accommodation options to Trunk Island Beach.

Accommodations near Trunk Island Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Pink Beach Club 1.3 mi. SE Bermuda Resort
Grotto Bay Beach Resort 1.6 mi. NE St. David's Island Resort
Rosewood Tucker's Point 1.6 mi. E None Resort
The Mid Ocean Club 2.2 mi. E None Resort
Que Sera 3.8 mi. SW Bermuda Guest house
Little Pomander Guest House 3.9 mi. SW Bermuda Guest house
Mazarine by the Sea 4.0 mi. WSW Bermuda Guest house
Erith Guest House 4.0 mi. SW Bermuda Hotel
The Hamiltonian Hotel & Island Club 4.1 mi. SW Bermuda Hotel
Aunt Neas Inn At Hillcrest 4.4 mi. NE St. David's Island Hotel


When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the closest places to eat is Pizza House Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring Italian cuisine. They are also famous for their pizza.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Trunk Island Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pizza House Restaurant (441) 293-8465 Italian -- -- --
Buzz n'Go Crawl Hill (441) 293-0777 American Very Casual 0.7 mi. NW
Rustico (441) 295-5212 American Very Casual 1.0 mi. SW
Indigo -- -- -- 1.0 mi. SW
Swizzle Inn Pub at Bailey's Bay (441) 293-1854 American, British, Caribbean Very Casual 1.1 mi. N
Bailey's Bay Ice Cream Parlour (441) 293-8605 International Very Casual 1.3 mi. NE
Tom Moore's Tavern (441) 293-8020 Continental Fine Dining 1.4 mi. NE
Tony's Fine Foods (441) 293-3354 -- -- 1.4 mi. NNE
The Point Restaurant (441) 298-4000 Eclectic Fine Dining 1.6 mi. E
Foxy's Cafe (441) 293-8869 -- -- -- --
Buzz n'Go Collector's Hill (441) 232-2002 American Very Casual 2.1 mi. SSW
North Rock Brewing Company (441) 236-6633 British, Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Trunk Island Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Alexandras Beach, situated five miles to the northeast. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might find that Charles Island Beach is just right. It's located three and a half miles to the east.

You may also enjoy Shelly Bay, which is located three quarters of a mile to the west. You wont have a problem finding a sunny or shady spot to relax in at Shelly Bay beach. This gorgeous coast

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand on Bermuda, but Trunk Island Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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