The Best Things to Do in Bermuda
Collected by AFAR Editors, AFAR Staff
It's only 22 miles long, but Bermuda fits a lot into one small island with attractions from underground caverns to its famous pink-sand beaches. The island has some of the best golf courses in the world, and world-class sport-fishing—or delve into Bermuda's history with a visit to one of its old churches.
60 South Shore Road, Paget PG04, Bermuda
As is true of many stretches of sand on the island, Elbow Beach is named for its shape. The half-mile expanse sits in front of one of Bermuda’s most iconic hotels, the tony Elbow Beach Resort. Thanks to an offshore reef, the crystalline...
Queen St, St George's GE05, Bermuda
From the outside, with its whitewashed facade and louvered windows, this Anglican house of worship in the center of St. George’s is a postcard British-colonial church. Its founding dates back to the earliest months of English settlement on...
Cut Road, Bermuda
The first fortification to occupy this spot on the northern tip of Bermuda was built from wood in 1612. That was replaced by a stone structure in 1614. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort was rebuilt a total of five times and...
Point Finger Road Pharmacy, 16 Point Finger Rd, DV 04, Bermuda
Bermuda's Botanical Gardens, established in 1898, sit on 36 acres in Paget Parish and are home to hundreds of flora species. There’s an impressive collection of orchids, along with hibiscus, fruit trees, and a palm garden. Site highlights...
8 Crystal Caves Road, Hamilton Parish CR 04, Bermuda
Along with pink sands and green golf courses, these subterranean grottoes are among Bermuda's iconic sites. First discovered in 1907 by the same family who still owns them, the caverns have spectacular crystal formations, crystalline pools, and...
3 Burnaby St, Hamilton, Bermuda
For yogis, practicing while on vacation is a must-do. On Bermuda, a pretty sea view can be a bonus with every eagle, warrior, and downward-dog pose. On the west side of Hamilton, practitioners can take their poses on the water with SUP (Stand-Up...
Railway Trail, Bermuda
Until 1948, a train traveled the length of Bermuda from east to west, some 22 miles. Just over 15 years later the process of converting the rail lines into a paved path for bikers and walkers began, and now 18 miles are open to the public. It is...
183 South Rd Paget BM DV04, 183 Southside Rd, Bermuda
29 Church St, Hamilton, Bermuda
With soaring arches, stained-glass windows, and details carved from stone imported from France, Bermuda's Anglican cathedral is a bit of Gothic grandeur in the heart of Hamilton. Scottish architect William Hay was responsible for the design and...
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,...
Govnt.Hill Rd, St.George's GE05, Bermuda
Moongates are of Chinese origin and thought to bring good luck to those who pass through them. You'll see moongates tucked all over the island of Bermuda, but a personal favorite is located in Somers Garden in St. George's. This particular...
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