Along with Bermuda’s famous pink sand beaches, Spittal Pond also shows off an intense pink body of water once a year. This is caused by a seasonal bloom of billions microscopic phytoplankton cells. When the waters are warm and specific nutrients are enriched, they reproduce rapidly gifting visitors and residents with an amazing sight.
Over time, the pink will naturally phase itself out when the zooplankton begin to feed on the phytoplankton.
Spital Pond Nature Reserve is a 64-acre wetland full of Bermuda Cedars, spice trees, and olivewoods. It is the largest wildlife sanctuary on the island of Bermuda and provides a habitat for a wide variety of Bermuda birds, especially during migration seasons.
In addition to the nature and wildlife, you can find Portuguese Rock. This rock is said to represent the oldest evidence of humans on the island of Bermuda. There is also a geological limestone rock formation that have distinct cracks that look like a checkerboard
When you visit, make sure to enjoy the path that goes around the entire pond as well as up onto the rocks.