Grape Bay features a long, sandy beach in the island's Paget Parish. Shallow, clear sea water washes up on shore, inviting guests to take a relaxing swim or snorkel, while those on shore can take in the amazing panoramic view. The beach itself is rarely crowded and tends to be limited to locals.
Located near the heart of Paget Parish, Grape Bay Beach is on the South East coast of Bermuda. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Seclusion and privacy are the features which most exemplify Bermuda's beaches, but the ambiance at Grape Bay Beach is one of both seclusion and activity; this means you can relax without sacrificing a fun and social atmosphere.
Visitors can access the beach by car or foot, though drivers may wish to check with the local business owners. Numerous roads connected to South Road lead up to the beach area, between Grape Bay Drive and Inglewood Lane.
Soft white sands and vivid blue waters create a dramatic image at Grape Bay Beach on Bermuda, the perfect environment for a true Caribbean experience. Light foliage enhances the sense of privacy. A small hotel is featured on the northern end of the beach, while Elbow Beach is connected at the southernmost point.
Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to buy food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The private shores of Grape Bay Beach are ideal for vacationers staying at the neighboring Grape Bay Cottages.
Since Grape Bay Beach happens to be found within an area popular among tourist, you'll want to plan accordingly.
Grape Bay Beach is on the South East coast of Bermuda. It's located near, which is one of a few attractions in the area.
If you're interested in learning more about the history of Bermuda, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. One of the nearest historical attractions is Waterville House, which is only a brief walk or taxi ride away.
If a visit to the Grape Bay Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
|Art Gallery||0.3 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Desmond Fountain Gallery||Art Gallery||0.6 mi.||SW||Bermuda|
|Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art||Art Museum||0.7 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Waterville House||Historical Site||0.8 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Fort Hamilton||Historical Site||1.1 mi.||NNW||Bermuda|
|Sessions House||Historical Site||1.2 mi.||NW||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||1.2 mi.||NW||Bermuda|
|Picturesque Gallery||Art Gallery||1.2 mi.||NW||Bermuda|
|Historical Site||1.3 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Bermuda Historical Society Museum||Museum||1.3 mi.||NW||Bermuda|
|Bermuda National Gallery||Art Museum||1.3 mi.||NW||Bermuda|
|Dinner Show and Theater||1.4 mi.||NW||Bermuda|
Grape Bay Beach is in the Hamilton area, so walking the city is a definite option. Grape Bay Beach visitors hoping to find other interesting places to see might consider heading over to Hamilton, because it's in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of Bermuda. From the beach, Hamilton is a fairly short distance away, about a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
Because this beach is in a relatively touristed area, it is not typically very tough to find a hotel close-by that's to your taste. For those hoping to book a place that's near the water, the following table lists the options closest to Grape Bay Beach.
|Dawkins Manor||0.4 mi.||WSW||Hotel|
|Paraquet Guest Apartments||--||--||Hotel|
|Coco Reef Resort Bermuda||0.5 mi.||SW||Resort|
|0.6 mi.||N||Guest house|
|Elbow Beach Club Resort||0.6 mi.||SW||Hotel|
|Erith Guest House||0.7 mi.||NNW||Hotel|
|0.8 mi.||NNW||Guest house|
|Coral Beach & Tennis Club||1.0 mi.||SW||Hotel|
|Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort and Spa||1.1 mi.||W||Resort|
|Greenbank Guest House & Cottages||1.1 mi.||W||Cottages|
Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at a nearby restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest restaurants is.
The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.
|Cafe Coco||(441) 236-5416||Caribbean, International||Fine Dining||0.5 mi.||SW|
|Lido Restaurant||(441) 236-9884||Mediterranean||Informal||0.6 mi.||SW|
|(441) 239-9303||--||--||0.6 mi.||SW|
|Blue Point Restaurant||(441) 236-3535||Eclectic||Very Casual||0.6 mi.||SW|
|Sea Breeze||(441) 232-3999||International||Informal||0.6 mi.||SW|
|Mickey's Bistro & Bar||(441) 236-9107||Mediterranean||Very Casual||0.6 mi.||SW|
|Harbourfront||(441) 295-4207||Italian||--||0.9 mi.||N|
|(441) 279-5551||American||Very Casual||1.0 mi.||NW|
|Rosa's Cantina||(441) 295-1912||Mexican, Tex-Mex||Very Casual||1.0 mi.||NW|
|Bermuda Bistro at the Beach||(441) 292-0219||Caribbean||Informal||1.1 mi.||NW|
Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Grape Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.
Another option worth considering is Elbow Beach, which is located within a couple of miles. Travelers who want to be in the midst of all the action and crowds will feel at home on Elbow Beach. One of the most popular beaches on Bermuda, Elbow Beach has plenty of water sports, people watching, and attractions to keep visitors busy.
Bermuda has a lot to offer its visitors, but a trip to Grape Bay Beach could end up a family favorite.
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