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.

Located toward the center of 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 even if you aren't staying nearby. It's often said that Quinam Beach is one of the best spots for escaping the hustle of Trinidad and Tobago's urban areas. Many of the other beaches on Trinidad and Tobago may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Quinam Beach, but are usually busier because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

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.

Restrooms are available at Quinam Beach. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life.

Quinam Beach's immediate surroundings are not exactly a tourism capital. Because of this, don't fret about the time you come, since there's very little possibility you find yourself compete with other visitors who will also want access to the conveniences found here.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South coast of Trinidad. It is close to La Bonne Vie Casino, which is among the the area's interesting attractions.

If you want more information on the history of Trinidad and Tobago, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For instance, nearby is Fort Picton, which is one of the closest destinations of historical interest in the vicinity of Quinam Beach.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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 section on Trinidad to Quinam Beach is Morne Diablo. This location is just four and a half miles away, so you needn't use up an entire day here. This part on Trinidad and Tobago is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are.

You won't find any of Trinidad and Tobago's frequently visited hotels near this beach, though if you're looking to avoid masses of tourists, the lack of places to stay should be a pleasant sight.


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are willing to venture a little farther away. Classic Clipper Wok Ltd is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurants are shown below.

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

Trinidad has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another option worth considering is Granville Beach, which is located 21 miles to the west.

Maybe Quinam Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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