North Victoria Hill Beach

Known for its exceptionally clear waters, North Victoria Hill Beach is a two-mile stretch of beach along the northwest coast of San Salvador. Snorkeling is popular here, though not necessary since the waters are not as convoluted as many other beaches.

Located on the northern side of San Salvador Island, near Cockburn Town, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying very close. The Bahamas' beaches are pretty busy for the most part, however, North Victoria Hill Beach is tamer than most, which makes it an excellent attraction for those of you who'd prefer to stay out of the busiest areas.

How to Access The Beach
North Victoria Hill Beach is accessible off Queen's Highway on the island's northwest coast just three miles north of Club Med.

Amenities and Ambiance

Gem colored waters that are almost unbelievably blue wash up onto the white sand beach of North Victoria Hill.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

North Victoria Hill Beach offers those who visit an idyllic and peaceful experience, thanks to the fact that the surrounding area is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find North Victoria Hill Beach on the North West coast of San Salvador Island; the area is home to other attractions such as New World Museum, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Historical attractions such as Mexico Olympics Monument provide a great compliment to the natural beauty of North Victoria Hill Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about the Bahamas. In fact, this shoreline is accessed quickly by taking a cab from this site of historical significance.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near North Victoria Hill Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
New World Museum Museum 2.3 mi. S San Salvador Island
Dixon Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.9 mi. E San Salvador Island
Mexico Olympics Monument Historical Site 5.2 mi. S San Salvador Island
Christopher Columbus Monument Monument 5.9 mi. S San Salvador Island


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how packed the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay that are within a short car ride, the closest ones are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near North Victoria Hill Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Med Columbus Isle 1.2 mi. S Resort
San Salvador Resort and Spa 2.0 mi. S Resort
Riding Rock Resort and Marina 2.2 mi. S Resort
Guanahani Beach Club 9.2 mi. S Resort


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat in the immediate surroundings of this coast, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on San Salvador Island, and North Victoria Hill Beach is just one option.

Maybe North Victoria Hill 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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