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 even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Visitors will find that, while Porgy Bay Beach is certainly not secluded, it's not the busiest of The Bahamas' beaches either. This makes it an excellent choice for those of you who want to enjoy a beach with mild activity without getting stuck in the most crowded parts of town.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

Porgy Bay Beach brings visitors an angelic and tranquil retreat, since the location that surrounds the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the North West coast of North Bimini. It is near some interesting sites like Resorts World Bimini Casino, which is found three quarters of a mile to the south-southwest, and it is one of a number of attractions close-by.

Historical attractions like Shark Mound provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Porgy Bay Beach, plus they allow vacationers 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, the beach is located near the attractions 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


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of hotel rooms a car ride away. A list of the closest choices can be viewed in the list 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


Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. 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.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.

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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Porgy Bay Beach on North Bimini.

You might also want to visit Bimini Bay Beach, which is located within a short distance.

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; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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