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West Whale Bay, Bermuda
Beaches in Bermuda range from popular, people-watching spots to secluded and serene strands. When it’s time to get away from it all, consider heading to one of these small and secluded, yet incredibly scenic, strips of sand. West Whale Bay Beach,...
Jobson's Bay, Bermuda
Tufts of green shrubbery atop jagged boulders surround the crystal clear water at Jobson’s Cove on Bermuda’s South Shore. These limestone and lava boulders have created a shallow pool that is quite calm and excellent for snorkelers and families...
Sandys Parish, Bermuda
Bermuda is located along the northernmost coral reef system in the world and offers a variety of shipwrecks and colorful reefs for aquatic adventurers. PADI-certified diving professionals at Fantasea Diving and Watersports, near the Royal Naval...
19 Maritime Lane, Royal Naval Dockyard MA BX, Bermuda
Another must-visit, or perhaps must-taste, stop for visitors to the dockyard with a sweet tooth is the Bermuda Rum Cake Company, where you can try free samples of the eponymous pastries (and whole cakes for purchase). While rum cakes can be found...
Maritime Ln, Sandys MA 01, Bermuda
The first fortification to occupy this spot on the northern tip of Bermuda was built from wood in 1612; it was replaced just two years later by a stone structure. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this fort was rebuilt and expanded several more times...
The Hamilton Princess Bermuda, known for generations as the Pink Princess, opened its doors in 1885 and today—under management by the Fairmont group since 2001—remains one of the largest and most celebrated hotels in Bermuda. Soon...
24 Burnaby St, Hamilton HM 12, Bermuda
Bermuda’s Hog Penny Pub has the friendly ambience and laid-back vibe of your favorite neighborhood watering hole. Come prepared to enjoy traditional British pub fare, from fish and chips to Indian curries, in an atmospheric half-timbered room. One...
10 Mangrove Bay Rd, Somerset Village, Bermuda
At the southern end of Bermuda, the Somerset Country Squire is a traditional English-style pub with the unexpected bonus of an outdoor terrace overlooking the ocean. Once you take in the view of Mangrove Bay, order one of the restaurant’s...
St Monica's Rd, North Shore Village, Bermuda
While Art Mels may be off the beaten path, their fish sandwiches have been described as the best on the island—even as the best sandwich in the world by one food critic. Perfectly fried fish, with a spicy kick complimented by tartar sauce, comes...
48 Reid Street, Hamilton, Bermuda
A stop for breakfast at Rock Island Coffee, in the heart of Hamilton, is the fastest way for any visitor to find out what is happening on the island—everyone has time to share tips on how you should spend your vacation. The inviting, laid...
7, Walsingham Lane, Hamilton, Bermuda
A warren of rooms make up this cozy restaurant that some claim is the oldest on the island. The building itself was originally a private waterside home constructed in 1652—some 40 years after the first English settlers arrived to Bermuda...
30 Kings Point Rd, Somerset Village MA 02, Bermuda
One of Bermuda’s most historic resorts—there’s even a 300-year-old sea captain’s cottage on the property—Cambridge Beaches is a traditional rose-hued confection that matches its four pink-sand shores. Though an...
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