Quinam Beach

Set on the south coast of Trinidad is the well-liked Quinam Beach. It is part of the newly created Quinm Recreation Park, which is an eco park featuring forested nature trails, an information center, and rustically designed covered picnic tables. If you're interested in combining a day of swimming with a night of camping, this locale is a great choice.

Situated on the island of Trinidad, 4.8 miles south of Siparia, Quinam Beach is on the South coast of the island, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you should check out Quinam Beach, a pretty, but less popular part of the coast.

How to Access The Beach

To get to Quinam Beach, take Coora Road in Siparia to Penal-Quinam Road. When you reach Siparia Road, keep driving for another 15 minutes through the countryside until you reach the beach. There is a paved car park directly before the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

At just about a mile long, Quinam Beach features dark tan sand that is soft and fine and clear waters that match the sand. The waters are calm with low waves and there is a moderate current. Life guard stations dot the sand.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Quinam Beach. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

A lesser known beach, Quinam Beach plus its availability of comforts will likely be a hit among guests that that are looking to get away from the crowded shores, since it is hiding in a peaceful part of Trinidad. What this means is that struggling to find an available convenience here is something that you will not have to do when arriving at the beach, no matter what time it is.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Quinam Beach on the South coast of Trinidad; the area is home to other attractions such as La Bonne Vie Casino, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Historical attractions like Fort Picton offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Quinam Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Trinidad and Tobago, without straying too far from the coastline.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Quinam Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
La Bonne Vie Casino Casino 13.3 N Trinidad
Club Monte Carlo Casino 13.8 N Trinidad
Club Regal Gambling Site 14.3 N Trinidad
Brighton Range Front Lighthouse 14.4 NW Trinidad
Usine Ste Madeleine Golf Club Golf Course 14.4 NNE Trinidad

Cities and Towns

The nearest region on Trinidad to Quinam Beach is Morne Diablo. This friendly part of Trinidad is just four and a half miles from the shore, meaning you needn't use up an entire day here. This part of Trinidad and Tobago is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby.

Don't anticipate finding any of Trinidad and Tobago's frequently visited hotels close to this beach, but if you're looking to avoid throngs of tourists, the shortage of accommodation options will surely be welcomed.


While the area surrounding Quinam Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. Classic Clipper Wok Ltd is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Quinam Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Classic Clipper Wok Ltd (868) 649-3374 -- -- -- --
New Thriving Chinese Restaurant (868) 649-0596 Chinese -- -- --
KFC Siparia -- American Very Casual 4.8 mi. N

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Trinidad, and Quinam Beach is just one option.

Another option worth considering is Granville Beach, which is located 21 miles away.

There's plenty to see and do on Trinidad and Tobago, so visiting Quinam Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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