The Best Shopping on Bermuda
Collected by AFAR Editors , AFAR Staff
From local artisans selling arts, crafts, jewelry, and pottery, to rum cakes featuring Bermuda's own Gosling Rum, make sure to take a little bit of the island home with you.
7 Camber Road Royal Naval Dockyard BM 01, MA MA 01, Bermuda
Brilliantly hued ceramics line the Jon Faulkner Gallery (formerly Bermuda Clayworks), a boutique and working collective studio in the Royal Naval Dockyard. Many of the items are salt-glazed; all are expertly crafted by local artisans. The main...
19 Maritime Lane, Royal Naval Dockyard MA BX, Bermuda
Rum cakes, so the story goes, were once hard biscuits that got dunked in the daily serving of black liquor provided to sailors of yore. Whatever the origin, the recipe has improved over the years, and you can taste the newer—and softer—versions...
11 Front St, City of Hamilton, Bermuda
This chic shop on Front Street in Hamilton is an assemblage of urbane-rustic goods curated by owner and style setter Nicole Golden. The housewares-heavy collection includes vintage, repurposed, and locally made items; popular offerings include...
9, Dundonald St, Hamilton, Bermuda
There are few things as Bermudan as sailing, shorts, and rum. And this brand, which has been owned and crafted by the same family for seven generations, is the island go-to for the sugar-based spirit. It’s the key ingredient in the...
Washington Mall, 9 Reid Street, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda
October is a great time to visit Bermuda. The temperature is mild and the sun is still warm. But, of course, as the season turns to winter, it is not uncommon for a cold, rainy day to blow in. That was my luck and I was unprepared. In need of...
4 Freeport Rd Royal Navy Dockyard Sandys, Bermuda
More than 60 artisans demonstrate how they create their crafts—and sell them, too—at this mazelike marketplace in the Old Cooperage of the historic dockyard. There are candles, stationery items and soaps. Some stalls offer antiques and...
5 Water Street, St.George's GE 05, Bermuda
Forget your beach read? No problem. Head to The Book Cellar, a tiny bookshop with a surprisingly large selection of literature to choose from. The shop itself is tucked below the 265-year-old Tucker House in the historic town of St. Georges. Not...
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...
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