The Perfect Weekend in Bermuda
Collected by Marie Frei, AFAR Local Expert
Cruise through the Bermuda Triangle, sip a rum swizzle cocktails poolside, paddleboard out to one of the country's 137 islands and pretend you're a castaway on a pink-sand beach. If you have a three-day weekend, experience the best of Bermuda.
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...
29 Church St, Hamilton, Bermuda
Constructed of Bermuda limestone, Scottish granite, and French stones, the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity is a shining example of the melting pot that is Bermuda. This Anglican cathedral was designed in the tradition of grand European...
17 Church St Hamilton HM 11, Hamilton, Bermuda
Whether you choose a museum of national treasures and priceless artifacts or a gallery where you can purchase original works of art, visiting the local art scene is a great way to connect with a place. Since 1985, Windjammer Gallery has displayed...
6 Rose Hill, St.George's GE 05, Bermuda
Once the base for the British Royal Navy in the Atlantic region, this enormous port complex is now a buzzing mix of restaurants, shops, art studios, excursion outfitters and more that occupy former warehouses. Among the premier attractions is...
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...
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...
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...
3 Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton, Bermuda
This is an island original. Not only is this pub home to the namesake Rum Swizzle cocktail, it’s also the oldest watering hole in Bermuda. Still family-run, this famous establishment first opened in 1932. The bi-level restaurant has a patio...
Just Add Water makes it easy for you to live out your castaway fantasy on one of Bermuda's beautiful tiny islands in St. George's harbor. After lunch in the village, walk over to the surf shop and ask to rent a paddle board. Dangelo and the rest...
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