Bailey's Bay

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Bailey's Bay features a small beach directly off of North Shore Road. The area is fairly small and visitors are limited to locals. Shallow water makes for a decent swimming location and the area is guarded by private villas and the offshore Bay Island.

Set in Henrys Hill, 5.3 miles northeast of Hamilton, Bailey's Bay is on the North East coast of Bermuda. You might want whether or not you are staying nearby. Seclusion and privacy are the features which most exemplify Bermuda's beaches, but Bailey's Bay offers those same relaxation qualities without having to be too far removed from the city's activity.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is accessible directly off of North Shore Road. Drivers will have to be resourceful to find parking, as the area is largely comprised of local housing.

Amenities and Ambiance

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. The water itself is calm and clear, making for decent swimming.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Remember to take into account that the immediate vicinity around Bailey's Bay is is a much-visited area, so show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Bailey's Bay on the North East coast of Bermuda; the area hosts attractions such as Coney Island Park, which is three quarters of a mile away.

If you're intrigued by Bermuda's history, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Ferry Island Fort, which is a mile away.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Bailey's Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Coney Island Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.8 mi. NE Bermuda
Bailey's Bay Cricket Club Sporting Event Venue 0.8 mi. SSW Bermuda
Evans, Amy & Vaughan Art Gallery 0.8 mi. SSW Bermuda
Otto Trott Art Studio Art Gallery 0.8 mi. SSW Bermuda
Ferry Island Fort Historical Site 1.0 mi. NNE Bermuda
Martello Tower Historical Site 1.0 mi. NNE Bermuda
Tucker's Point Golf Course 1.7 mi. SE Bermuda
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo Aquarium 2.0 mi. SSW Bermuda
Mid Ocean Golf Club Golf Course 2.1 mi. SE Bermuda
Portuguese Rock Historical Site 2.6 mi. S Bermuda
Verdmont Museum 2.9 mi. SSW Bermuda
Castle Island Historical Site 3.0 mi. E Castle Island

Cities and Towns

Bailey's Bay visitors looking for some additional excitement should think about going to St. George, because it's in the vicinity and is an especially active area of Bermuda. From the coast, St. George isn't far off, about three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Travelers looking for a place to stay near the beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from in the area. You will find the closest and most convenient lodging options by perusing those shown below.

Accommodations near Bailey's Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grotto Bay Beach Resort 0.6 mi. ENE Resort
Rosewood Tucker's Point 1.5 mi. ESE Resort
Pink Beach Club 2.0 mi. SSE Resort
The Mid Ocean Club 2.2 mi. SE Resort
Mazarine by the Sea 4.9 mi. SW Guest house
Que Sera 4.9 mi. SW Guest house
The Hamiltonian Hotel & Island Club 5.0 mi. SW Hotel
Erith Guest House 5.1 mi. SW Hotel
Windsong 5.4 mi. SW Hotel
Hi-Roy Guest House 5.4 mi. SW Guest house

Food

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Tony's Fine Foods. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's only a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Bailey's Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Tony's Fine Foods (441) 293-3354 -- -- 0.3 mi. NE
Bailey's Bay Ice Cream Parlour (441) 293-8605 International Very Casual 0.4 mi. E
Pizza House Restaurant (441) 293-8465 Italian -- -- --
Buzz n'Go Crawl Hill (441) 293-0777 American Very Casual 0.9 mi. SW
The Point Restaurant & Terrace (441) 298-4077 Eclectic, International Fine Dining 1.4 mi. SE
Sur Mer (441) 298-6990 French Informal 1.5 mi. ESE
Sul Verde (441) 298-6983 Italian -- 1.7 mi. SE
Indigo -- -- -- 2.1 mi. SSW
Cafe Boulevard (441) 293-1321 -- -- 2.4 mi. ENE
Foxy's Cafe (441) 293-8869 -- -- -- --
Buzz n'Go Collector's Hill (441) 232-2002 American Very Casual 3.2 mi. SSW
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental Fine Dining 3.2 mi. NE

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Bermuda, so if Bailey's Bay doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another location you may want to try is Shelly Bay, which is located within a short distance. You wont have a problem finding a sunny or shady spot to relax in at Shelly Bay beach. This gorgeous coast

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold on Bermuda, and dropping by Bailey's Bay is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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