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.

Positioned 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 even if you are not staying in the vicinity. Trunk Island Beach is one of those beautiful but fun beaches which is rarely too crowded, but it's still a popular and generally active spot.

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're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to see the underwater world.

Since Trunk Island Beach will be found inside a commonly visited area, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Trunk Island. It is close to Bailey's Bay Cricket Club, which is one of a number of favorite destinations in the area.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Bermuda, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Portuguese Rock, which is a mile and a half to the south.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the beach is located near the attractions 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
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 Bermuda
Ferry Island Fort Historical Site 2.1 mi. NNE Bermuda
Martello Tower Historical Site 2.1 mi. NNE Bermuda
Old Devonshire Church Historical Site 2.6 mi. SW Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Trunk Island Beach guests looking for a little additional excitement might consider making the trip to Hamilton, because it's not far away and is an area full of activity. From the beach, Hamilton is a quick trip away, maybe four and a half miles (seven kilometers).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Since this beach is in a relatively popular vacation area, it usually isn't that tough to find the kind of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you're wanting to get a place that's near the beach, the table below lists the accommodation options closest to Trunk Island Beach.

Accommodations near Trunk Island Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Pink Beach Club 1.3 mi. SE Resort
Grotto Bay Beach Resort 1.6 mi. NE Resort
Rosewood Tucker's Point 1.6 mi. E Resort
The Mid Ocean Club 2.2 mi. E Resort
Que Sera 3.8 mi. SW Guest house
Mazarine by the Sea 4.0 mi. WSW Guest house
Erith Guest House 4.0 mi. SW Hotel
The Hamiltonian Hotel & Island Club 4.1 mi. SW Hotel
Paraquet Guest Apartments -- -- Hotel
Windsong 4.6 mi. WSW Hotel


When you're starving for a midday meal, this beach has you covered, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is Pizza House Restaurant. This restaurant has Italian food. Many guests rave about their pizza.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed below.

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
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 & Terrace (441) 298-4077 Eclectic, International Fine Dining 1.6 mi. E
Foxy's Cafe (441) 293-8869 -- -- -- --
Sul Verde (441) 298-6983 Italian -- 1.6 mi. E
Sur Mer (441) 298-6990 French Informal 1.7 mi. E
Buzz n'Go Collector's Hill (441) 232-2002 American Very Casual 2.1 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Trunk Island, so Trunk Island Beach is just one of your options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Alexandras Beach, found five miles to the northeast. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might find that Charles Island Beach is just right. It's located three and a half miles to the east.

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

Of course, Bermuda has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Trunk Island Beach could end up a family favorite.


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