Attractions on Bermuda

Bermuda is full of exciting attractions, despite its small size

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Each year, thousands of tourists are drawn to the little island of Bermuda, which boasts beaches of beautiful exotic pink powdery sand as well as a host of great attractions.

The gorgeous beaches found on Bermuda each feature their own unique allure and charm, so vacationers will have plenty of sandy spots to choose from.

Along with beaches, Bermuda has a number of other great attractions to suit the tastes of all kinds of travelers. So whether you're looking for a relaxing day at the beach or you're ready to get out and explore this fascinating island, Bermuda offers plenty of great attractions.


Snorkel Park Beach

As one of the leading beach resorts in the world, Bermuda is best known for its pink sand beaches. The pink powdery sands were created by the powerful waves of the Atlantic Ocean, which crush the shells of tiny red crustaceans and form the sand of the iridescent beaches. The island is divided into nine parishes, and each has beach space. Some parishes have more public beaches, while others feature more exclusive oceanfront property. Many of Bermuda's beaches are privately owned by resorts, so check with your hotel and find out if it has private beach property.

Different coastal areas on the island have different features. Beaches on the island's northern shores offer picturesque beach-front scenery, as well as great spots for families and secluded ocean side property. So you can enjoy a quiet walk on the beach or exciting water sports with the kids.

You'll discover an abundance of beaches to enjoy on the island. Snorkeling is available at some of the beaches, for people who enjoy the underwater scene. Just click on the beach names for a detailed guide to that specific beach.

A location with snorkeling is Snorkel Park Beach. The beach is accessible by foot, with nearby car park, bus routes, and ferry stops. Drivers should keep an eye out for Sally Port Lane off of Pender Road, which leads directly to car park and beach area.

Another place to consider is Bailey's Bay. The area is quite small, providing a thin stretch of tan sand. The road stretches along the right side of the island, while the left side contains a hill with trees and rocks.

Horseshoe Bay: The beach is accessible by car and foot from sunrise to sunset. Drivers should take South Road to Horseshoe Road, which leads directly to the area's small car park.

These examples are just a sample of the options. To read our complete guide to beaches, check out this page.

Landmark Attractions

Bermuda Maritime Museum

Another way to experience Bermuda is by touring local landmarks. Many of the important spots on Bermuda showcase how great a prevalence British culture has had on the island. From the six military fortresses to government buildings and historic homes, Great Britain has touched a part of every aspect of life on the island in the past. You can also learn about maritime history when you visit the HMS Deliverance or the Bermuda Maritime Museum.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. It is located in Camden, in central Bermuda. The artists on display include Jack Bush, Charles Demuth, Albert Gleizes, Winslow Homer, and Georgia O'Keefe. Many of these pieces are landscapes, though some feature pieces of cultural heritage and images of the island's people.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Bermuda Heritage Museum. It is St. George, in northeastern Bermuda. Open from 10am to 3pm Tuesday through Saturday.

World Heritage Centre: Visitors are welcomed to the World Heritage Centre Monday through Saturday from 10:00am until 4:00pm.

But that's not all -- you can find quite a few other choices. Make your way to this article which is all about other interesting places to visit on the island if you're looking for more details.

Natural Attractions

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo is one of the most enjoyable outdoor attractions. Founded in 1926, Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo (BAMZ) is one of the world's oldest aquariums and a great place to learn about all of the island's wildlife.

Another attraction to consider is Dolphin Quest Bermuda. With 26 years of excellence under their belt, Dolphin Quest is a scientific environment where guests can learn about the life of a dolphin while getting to interact with them in a fun and safe manner.

Needless to say, you will find other natural attractions. Navigate to this page which is all about natural attractions on the island if you're looking for some more information.

Although small in size, Bermuda is big on things to see and do. Depending on how long you plan to vacation on the island, you may not be able to fit everything into one trip. So don't underestimate this little island paradise, which boasts an assortment of attractions such as history and marine museums, botanical gardens, swimming with the dolphins, historical sites, and great shopping.


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