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.

Located on the island of North Bimini, Porgy Bay Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. You will typically find plenty of places to set up shop, as the area surrounding the beach is not packed with guests.

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, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline.

Porgy Bay Beach offers visitors an angelic and relaxing place to escape, especially since the area surrounding the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North West coast of North Bimini. It is close to Resorts World Bimini Casino, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is among the favorite local destinations.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of the Bahamas, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is Shark Mound, which is one of the closest locations with historical significance to Porgy Bay Beach.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed 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


How many other people you encounter at Porgy Bay Beach will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent assortment of accommodation options to choose from in the area surrounding the beach. The closest of which are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Porgy Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Hilton at Resorts World Bimini 0.5 mi. SSW North Bimini Hotel
Bimini Bay Resort 0.8 mi. SSW North Bimini Resort
WildQuest 1.6 mi. SSW North Bimini Lodge
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


Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Bimini Big Game Bar and Grill, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists places to eat near this beach.

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 (242) 347-3501 Caribbean, Fusion 5.0 mi. SSW South Bimini
Mackey's Sand Bar (242) 347-3501 Eclectic 5.0 mi. SSW South Bimini

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Porgy Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers may also want to consider Bimini Bay Beach, which is located a half mile to the south west.

Porgy Bay Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, the Bahamas offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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