While there is not much that separates the several beaches that line the southern coast of Bermuda, Marley Beach is one of the few that are tucked away between developments, giving it a much more peaceful and natural appearance than the other beaches in the area.
Positioned in Warwick Parish, Marley Beach is on the South-Southwest coast of Bermuda. You might want regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Peace and quiet is what you'll find at the majority of Bermuda's beaches, but the ambiance at Marley Beach is one of both seclusion and activity; this means you can relax without having to travel too far from the buzz of the city.
Marley Beach is located just off of South Road in between the Surf Side Beach Club and the Fairmont Golf Club.
While there are many rocks lining Marley Beach, there is still plenty of soft sand that is perfect for laying in while soaking of the hot sun rays. The crystal blue water that leads out to the Atlantic is also beautiful to look at, while the transition of colors makers for a wonderful photo opportunity, as do the sunrises every morning.
Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.
Since Marley Beach can be found inside a relatively urbanized region, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.
Travelers will find Marley Beach on the South-Southwest coast of Bermuda; the area is home to other attractions such as Belmont Hills Golf Club, which is only a short distance away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.
Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but some visitors find that museums like Bermuda Historical Society Museum (one of the closest to Marley Beach) offer a fun learning experience and help share a different side of Bermuda.
If a visit to the Marley Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.
|Belmont Hills Golf Club||Golf Course||0.8 mi.||NNW||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||1.0 mi.||WNW||Bermuda|
|Desmond Fountain Gallery||Art Gallery||1.3 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club||Golf Course||1.6 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||1.7 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Picturesque Gallery||Art Gallery||2.0 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||2.0 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Bermuda Historical Society Museum||Museum||2.0 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton||Golf Course||2.1 mi.||WSW||Bermuda|
|Bermuda National Gallery||Art Museum||2.1 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Sessions House||Historical Site||2.2 mi.||NNE||Bermuda|
|Dinner Show and Theater||2.2 mi.||N||Bermuda|
Marley Beach visitors looking for other interesting places to see might want to think about checking out Hamilton, because it's in the vicinity and is an especially active area of Bermuda. From the beach, Hamilton is a fairly short distance away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).
Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.
Since this beach is in a fairly popular vacation spot, it usually isn't all that difficult to find a hotel nearby that suits you tastes. If you and your party are wanting to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table lists the accommodations closest to Marley Beach.
|Surf Side Beach Club||0.6 mi.||ENE||Hotel|
|Granaway Guest House & Cottages||0.9 mi.||NW||Hotel|
|Fourways Inn & Cottages||0.9 mi.||N||Hotel|
|Coral Beach & Tennis Club||1.0 mi.||ENE||Hotel|
|Watercolours||1.0 mi.||N||B & B|
|Wharf Executive Suites Hotel||1.1 mi.||N||Hotel|
|Elbow Beach Club Resort||1.3 mi.||NE||Hotel|
|Salt Kettle House||1.3 mi.||N||Guest house|
|Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort and Spa||1.4 mi.||NNE||Resort|
If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. Blu Bar and Grill is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers a menu of American cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood and steak. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's not far off the beach at all.
Restaurants closest to this beach are provided in the following table.
|Blu Bar and Grill||(441) 232-2323||American||Fine Dining||0.8 mi.||NNW|
|Four Ways Inn Main Dining Room||(441) 236-6517||Caribbean, French||Fine Dining||0.9 mi.||N|
|(441) 236-3021||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|(441) 239-9303||--||--||1.3 mi.||NE|
|Blue Point Restaurant||(441) 236-3535||Eclectic||Very Casual||1.3 mi.||NE|
|Sea Breeze||(441) 232-3999||International||Informal||1.3 mi.||NE|
|Mickey's Bistro & Bar||(441) 236-9107||Mediterranean||Very Casual||1.3 mi.||ENE|
|Lido Restaurant||(441) 236-9884||Mediterranean||Informal||1.3 mi.||NE|
|Beau Rivage||(441) 232-8686||French||Fine Dining||1.4 mi.||NNE|
|Cafe Coco||(441) 236-5416||Caribbean, International||Fine Dining||1.4 mi.||NE|
Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach on Bermuda will have lots of options besides Marley Beach.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Warwick Long Bay, located one and an eighth miles to the west-southwest. Warwick Long Bay is the perfect island escape for travelers seeking peace and quiet. Set in a pristine natural environment with calm, clear waters and an exquisite coral reef, the area is perfect for exploring and relaxing. There aren't any facilities other than bathrooms, however, so visitors will want to bring all the essentials, including food and drinks.
Perhaps Marley Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Bermuda offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.
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