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 edge of Bermuda. You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. Though there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. Grape Bay Beach is one of many fun beaches on Bermuda to consider.

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 located here is another lunchtime alternative. If available, you could also get lunch from one of the mobile vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, 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 is located within a commonly visited area, you'll want to plan accordingly.

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. Maria Ever's Smith Gallery is among the area's attractions.

Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art (positioned only a brief walk or taxi ride away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help share a different side of Bermuda.

If you can't wait to see as many of Bermuda's attractions as possible, 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

Grape Bay Beach is very close to Hamilton, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Grape Bay Beach visitors seeking other interesting places to see might want to consider heading over to Hamilton, which is not far away and is a particularly busy area of Bermuda. From Grape Bay Beach, Hamilton is not far away, roughly 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 share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation spot, it shouldn't be that difficult to find just the right type of hotel nearby. If you're wanting to find a place that's near the beach, the following table lists the closest accommodation options 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
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
Salt Kettle House 1.3 mi. W Guest house

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is Paraquet Restaurant & Take Out.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown in the following table.

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 looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Grape Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Another option worth considering is Elbow Beach, which is 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.

There are countless experiences to enjoy on Bermuda, and Grape Bay Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.

 

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