Nature lovers will really enjoy the secluded atmosphere of this cove for picnics, nature walks, and lounging on the shore; and although the waters can get a little rough, Astwood Cove is also a great spot for snorkeling. The more accessible Marley Beach lies to the east, guaranteeing that the area will be limited to more advance swimmers/nature lovers.
Located toward the center of Warwick Parish, Astwood Cove is on the South West coast of Bermuda. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Astwood Cove is one of those beaches that doesn't usually get packed with beachgoers, even though it's in a fairly popular area.
The beach is accessible via a dramatic, steep path, so the area is only recommended for those that are physically able. Cars can park on the eastern side of the cove, which extends off of South Road.
Astwood Cove is a small little beach tucked back off South Shore Road. The winding road is steep but it leads to a stunning haven comprised of a rocky cove and a small beach in a lush natural setting. The waters can be a rough sometimes but they are great for snorkeling. Bring along picnic supplies and walking shoes for exploring the unspoiled nature trails that border the beach.
You'll be able to use picnic tables at this beach, which are perfect for setting up your carry-out food, or just lounging under the sun.
There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so grab your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites. Seclusion is the main attraction at Astwood Cove. The refreshing shade from the trees at this remote beach will be your only companion as you enjoy its soft sands and sparkling waters.
However, try to be sensitive to the fact that even though visitors here find at least one or two comforts on location while at Astwood Cove, it is located inside an area popular among tourist. Unless you do not mind crowds, it's a good idea to plan your visit out for times when there are less people, such as showing up first thing in the morning. If you come later, it's possible you may find all those comforts becoming too busy.
Set on the South West coast of Bermuda; the area is home to other attractions such as Belmont Hills Golf Club, which is pretty close, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.
If you're interested in learning more about the history of Bermuda, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. The nearest historical attraction is Sessions House, which is two and a half miles away.
With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.
|Belmont Hills Golf Club||Golf Course||0.9 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||0.9 mi.||NW||Bermuda|
|Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club||Golf Course||1.4 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Desmond Fountain Gallery||Art Gallery||1.5 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||1.9 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton||Golf Course||1.9 mi.||WSW||Bermuda|
|Picturesque Gallery||Art Gallery||2.1 mi.||NNE||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||2.1 mi.||NNE||Bermuda|
|Bermuda Historical Society Museum||Museum||2.2 mi.||NNE||Bermuda|
|Gibbs Hill Lighthouse||Lighthouse||2.3 mi.||WSW||Bermuda|
|Bermuda National Gallery||Art Museum||2.3 mi.||NNE||Bermuda|
|Sessions House||Historical Site||2.3 mi.||NNE||Bermuda|
Astwood Cove guests hoping to find some additional excitement might want to consider heading to Hamilton, since it's not far away and is a particularly bustling part of Bermuda. From the coast, Hamilton is a quick trip away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.
Guests trying to find a hotel room near Astwood Cove will find themselves in luck, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from in the area. You will find the closest hotel booking options by perusing what's shown in the following table.
|Surf Side Beach Club||0.8 mi.||ENE||Hotel|
|Granaway Guest House & Cottages||0.9 mi.||NNW||Hotel|
|Fourways Inn & Cottages||1.0 mi.||NNE||Hotel|
|Watercolours||1.1 mi.||N||B & B|
|Coral Beach & Tennis Club||1.2 mi.||ENE||Hotel|
|Wharf Executive Suites Hotel||1.2 mi.||N||Hotel|
|Salt Kettle House||1.4 mi.||N||Guest house|
|Elbow Beach Club Resort||1.5 mi.||NE||Hotel|
|Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort and Spa||1.5 mi.||NNE||Resort|
If you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has you covered, and you don't have to go far away. One of the closest restaurants is Blu Bar and Grill. This restaurant serves American cuisine. They are also known for their seafood and steak. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's not far off the beach at all.
The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.
|Blu Bar and Grill||(441) 232-2323||American||Fine Dining||0.9 mi.||N|
|(441) 236-3021||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|Four Ways Inn Main Dining Room||(441) 236-6517||Caribbean, French||Fine Dining||1.0 mi.||NNE|
|(441) 239-9303||--||--||1.5 mi.||NE|
|Blue Point Restaurant||(441) 236-3535||Eclectic||Very Casual||1.5 mi.||NE|
|Sea Breeze||(441) 232-3999||International||Informal||1.5 mi.||NE|
|Mickey's Bistro & Bar||(441) 236-9107||Mediterranean||Very Casual||1.5 mi.||ENE|
|Beau Rivage||(441) 232-8686||French||Fine Dining||1.5 mi.||NNE|
|Lido Restaurant||(441) 236-9884||Mediterranean||Informal||1.5 mi.||ENE|
|Cafe Coco||(441) 236-5416||Caribbean, International||Fine Dining||1.6 mi.||NE|
|Bacci||(866) 540-4497||Italian||Fine Dining||1.8 mi.||WSW|
Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices on Bermuda besides Astwood Cove.
Vacationers may also want to visit Marley Beach, which is located a few hundred yards away.
Bermuda has so much to offer, and Astwood Cove is just one of the many options.
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