Most Popular Places to Visit in Bermuda, 2023, Top Attractions

Most Popular Places to Visit in Bermuda, Top Attractions

Looking for things to do in Bermuda? Look no further, because you are going to love these ideas. Often mistaken for a Caribbean vacation destination, Bermuda is actually located in the North Atlantic Ocean, but thanks to the Gulf Stream, it remains a comfortable temperature throughout the year. A sense of cheerfulness comes over you as you step off the plane or a cruise ship onto the shores of Bermuda. Pastel pink and yellow-colored houses with white roofs, calm turquoise waters, friendly people, and year-round pleasant weather are just a few aspects of Bermuda that make your stay all the more pleasant and have you wanting to return. With top-notch resorts in its capital city of Hamilton and the island's most celebrated stretch of shoreline in Southampton, your experience is elevated even further. If you get tired of sunbathing next to infinity pools and getting pampered at exclusive spas, there's no shortage of golfing and water activities to partake in. Eccentric, stunning, pleasing and standing alone in splendor is the island of Bermuda. Situated a few miles above the Caribbean, this blink-and-you'll-miss-it dot is full of Caribbean charm. Still, the island is a vibrant place with an identity of its own. Few places in the world boast the charm of Bermuda. With its curvaceous shoreline, azure lagoons and inland sanctuaries, it’s a colorful and alluring place to visit. Being such a small island, the question of where to stay is often an important one. Typical issues that arise involve the location and available amenities. In most cases however, larger resorts will be close to beaches and restaurants as well as include a wellness center, indoor swimming pool, spa and tennis court. Whether you are planning a family vacation, honeymoon or even a weekend holiday in Bermuda, be sure to comb through the wide selection of accommodations within the various areas to suit your personality and planned activities. If you are an avid history buff, then staying close to the town of St. Georges is a great idea; as the town is replete with historical significance. 

#1- Elbow Beach
Located just outside the city of Hamilton, Elbow Beach is a very popular beach due to the fact that three different resorts are on it. And with good reason. Elbow Beach has a coral reef right off shore that is great for snorkeling. There is also a shipwreck just 100 meters (300 feet) from shore and you can join a guided snorkeling or kayaking tour to see it.

#2- Horseshoe Bay Beach
Named so because of its horseshoe shape, Horseshoe Bay offers a blend of turquoise waters and soft pink sand made up of crushed coral and calcium carbonate. It is one of Bermuda’s top attractions is Horseshoe Bay Beach. While on the beach you can rent everything from towels, chairs, and umbrellas to stand-up paddle boards, and boogie boards.

#3- Bermuda’s Pink Sand Beaches
One of the top things to see in Bermuda are its beaches. There are so many of them that it is a good idea to get in your electric car or scooter to discover them. There are some beaches that are more famous than others. Here are a few to get you started.

#4- Front Street
Hamilton is the capital of Bermuda and the colorful colonial buildings of Front Street are must visit when on the island. Grab an iced latte and stroll along the waterfront shopping for trinkets to take home.

#5- Stroll The Streets Of Hamilton
Hamilton has a cosmopolitan flair that is Instagram-ready. The sea express ferry service is a great way to get to Hamilton from different parts of the island. Our hotel, the Fairmont Southhampton offered free ferry service to Hamilton. There are a lot of things to do in Hamilton, Bermuda so be sure to give it some time

#6- The Unfinished Church
One of the most striking scenes on the island that we visited was the unfinished church of Saint George. One can only imagine how beautiful this Gothic church would be if it were completed, but due to many problems over the years, it was never done. And that is what gives it its charm. Due to funding problems and hurricanes, it was never completed, but visitors can explore the ruins for free.

#7- Tall Ship
One of the most popular attractions in Saint George is the life-size replica of “Deliverance” a 17th-century ship that was built by the survivors of the shipwreck, Sea Venture. The Deliverance is known as “The ship that saved America” as it brought supplies to the colony at Jamestown, Virginia in 1610.

#8- Saint George’s
Saint George is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it is the oldest continuously inhabited English settlement in the Western Hemisphere. With Colonial buildings and cobblestone streets, it is a beautiful place to explore.

#9- Somerset Bridge
While on our jet ski tour we passed the smallest working drawbridge in the world. Somerset Bridge is a fun attraction in Bermuda connecting Somerset Island with the main island. Dating back to 1620, the bridge is such a symbol of Bermuda, it is featured on the Bermuda dollar.

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