Grape Bay Beach

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.

Set in Paget Parish, Grape Bay Beach is on the South East coast of Bermuda. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Although planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. Before you arrive, consider some of Bermuda's most interesting options, like Grape Bay Beach.

How to Access The Beach
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.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option. You might also have the option to order lunch from one of the local vendors who are generally found here.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, 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.

Keep in mind that Grape Bay Beach's immediate surroundings are a bustling area, so show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Grape Bay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the South East coast of Bermuda. It is near Maria Ever's Smith Gallery, which is one of a number of attractions close-by.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art (positioned three quarters of a mile away) offer an entertaining diversion and a new way to experience Bermuda's culture.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Grape Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Maria Ever's Smith Gallery Art Gallery 0.3 mi. W 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
Crisson & Hind Fine Art Gallery Art Gallery 1.2 mi. NW Bermuda
Picturesque Gallery Art Gallery 1.2 mi. NW Bermuda
Fort Prospect 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
Bermuda Musical And Drama Society Dinner Show and Theater 1.4 mi. NW Bermuda
Ruth Seaton James Center For The Performing Arts Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers 1.6 mi. NNE Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Grape Bay Beach who are looking for further attractions might think about checking out Hamilton, because it's not far away and is an area full of activity. From the shore, Hamilton is just up the road, about a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Since the beach is situated in a relatively popular vacation spot, it shouldn't be very tough to find just the right type of hotel nearby. If you and your party are wanting to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table lists the options closest to Grape Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Grape Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Dawkins Manor 0.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Paraquet Guest Apartments -- -- Hotel
Coco Reef Resort Bermuda 0.5 mi. SW Resort
Que Sera 0.6 mi. N Guest house
Elbow Beach Club Resort 0.6 mi. SW Hotel
Erith Guest House 0.7 mi. NNW Hotel
Little Pomander Guest House 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

Food

Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Grape Bay Beach; you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is Paraquet Restaurant & Take Out.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Grape Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Paraquet Restaurant & Take Out (441) 236-9742 -- -- -- --
The Ice Queen (441) 236-3136 -- -- -- --
Cafe Coco (441) 236-5416 Caribbean, International Fine Dining 0.5 mi. SW
Lido Restaurant (441) 236-9884 Mediterranean Informal 0.6 mi. SW
Seahorse Grill (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
Buzz Dockyard (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

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Grape Bay Beach.

Another location you may want to try is Elbow Beach, located three quarters of a mile to the south west. 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.

Maybe Grape Bay Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, Bermuda offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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