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Bermuda Beach Shore Excursion

Bermuda is a magnificent cruise stop for travelers. This article will discuss the beaches you can find during your stop at Bermuda.  Some are public beaches and some are private.

For first time travelers, a little unknown secret about Bermuda is their public buses.  For a small fee, you can take the public buses just about anywhere on the island.  The fare depends on the distance you plan to to travel. But, the price is not bad if you plan to do your own shore excursion.  They also have taxis.

If you are docked out by the Naval ship yard, you may want to go to Snorkel Park Beach. There is a fee, but you will find this a very popular stop as it is within a few minutes walking distance from the pier.  A commercial establishment, but you will find amenities, water sports, rentals, entertainment, rest rooms. Click Here for their web site to see what it is about.  Near the ship is a visitor’s center, water taxi and shopping.

Downtown Hamilton Bermuda

If you are docked near Hamilton, or wish to take the bus or taxi,  a popular public beach is Horseshoe Bay Beach or Elbow Beach.  This is just a short drive via the bus or taxi.   Horseshoe Bay Beach is public beach that has rentals, restrooms, and a lunch cart for small items to purchase.   Elbow Beach also has a private and public beach surrounding it, so, you may find an on ship excursion that may take you to the private beaches that offer more amenities.  Bermuda’s sand is not shell based, it is coral based.   So, you will find it cooler, soft, silky and smooth to touch. There is nothing like it.  Take off of your shoes and and enjoy the cooler feeling of coral based beaches.  If you decide to do your own excursions to these beaches, just remember to check your time and leave within plenty of time to return to your ship.  Allow for sufficient time to travel using their bus schedules or flag down a taxi to return. You don’t want to miss your ship!

Bermuda Channel into Hamilton

 

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One Response to Bermuda Beach Shore Excursion

  • CruiseDirector says:

    Be sure to check out the Hamilton and Horseshoe Bay Beach Shore Excursion Article!