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.

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.

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.

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.

What's Nearby


Grape Bay Beach is on the South East coast of Bermuda. It's located near Maria Ever's Smith Gallery, 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.

Activities and Attractions Near Grape Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Maria Ever's Smith Gallery 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
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

Cities and Towns

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.

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


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 Paraquet Restaurant & Take Out.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

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 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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