Porgy Bay Beach

One of the closest beaches in the Bahamas to the United States, Porgy Bay Beach is actually rarely visited. Located north of Bailey Town on North Bimini Island, there is not much here other than sand and water.

Positioned in the heart of the island of North Bimini, Porgy Bay Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. The surrounding region is not overflowing with tourists, however, that doesn't mean you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.

How to Access The Beach

Once on North Bimini Island, it is easy to get to the beach. Getting to the island though generally requires a boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

Situated right in front of a developing area, Porgy Bay will one day have countless amenities. Today, however, it is remote. As long as all you want is sand and water, and maybe some seclusion, then Porgy Bay is a fine choice.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here.

Porgy Bay Beach offers those who visit a quiet and peaceful place to escape, as the surrounding area is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Porgy Bay Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North West coast of North Bimini. It is close to Resorts World Bimini Casino, which is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is one of a few attractions in the region.

Historical attractions such as Shark Mound provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Porgy Bay Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about the Bahamas, without having to venture too far from the coast.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Porgy Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Resorts World Bimini Casino Casino 0.8 mi. SSW North Bimini
Shark Mound Historical Site 1.8 mi. SE North Bimini

Hotels

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. Porgy Bay Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it can attract guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Visitors will find a fairly wide variety of rooming options to choose from in the area that encircles Porgy Bay Beach. The closest of which are shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Porgy Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Bimini Bay Resort 0.8 mi. SSW North Bimini Resort
Wild Quest 1.6 mi. SSW North Bimini Resort
Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina 2.7 mi. SSW North Bimini Hotel
Bimini Blue Water Resort 2.8 mi. SSW North Bimini Hotel
Sea Crest Hotel & Marina 2.9 mi. SSW North Bimini Hotel
Big John's Hotel 3.0 mi. SSW North Bimini Hotel
Thirsty Turtle Yacht Club -- -- South Bimini Hotel
Bimini Sands Beach Club 5.0 mi. SSW South Bimini Resort

Food

While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. Bimini Big Game Bar and Grill is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Porgy Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Bimini Big Game Bar and Grill (242) 347-3391 Caribbean 2.7 mi. SSW North Bimini
Bimini Twist -- Caribbean, Fusion 5.0 mi. SSW South Bimini
Mackey's Sand Bar (242) 347-3500 Eclectic 5.0 mi. SSW South Bimini

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Porgy Bay Beach.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Bimini Bay Beach, located a half mile away.

Maybe Porgy Bay Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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