Conveniently located close to a variety of amenities, but far enough away that the noise, hustle, and bustle do not interfere, Middle Beach offers an experience that is aptly right in the middle. Though the beach more than likely gets its name from its location between a series of large rocks that separates it from the rest of the coast.
Located in the southwestern part of Warwick Parish, Middle Beach is on the South West coast of Bermuda. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity.
The best way to reach Middle Beach is to park in South Shore Park on South Road, and take the trails south until you hit the beach. Alternatively, you could park at the much more popular Horseshoe Cove Beach and walk along the coast to the East until hitting a series of rocks. You'll see the rocks in the distance before you reach them, so you will know when you are there.
This beautiful beach has wonderfully warm and soft sand, though it is much more known for the abundance of large rocks that are scattered around the beach and continue into the water. While this can interfere with running, playing, and swimming a bit, it gives Middle Beach a unique exotic feel you will not get in many other beaches on Bermuda.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so bring your gear if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.
Since Middle Beach is found within a relatively urbanized region, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.
Visitors will find this beach on the South West coast of Bermuda. Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton is situated a half mile away, and it is among the attractions in the area.
Historical attractions like Whale Bay Fort provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Middle Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Bermuda, without having to leave the coast. In fact, you'll find this spot three miles from this site of historical interest.
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.
|Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton||Golf Course||0.6 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club||Golf Course||0.8 mi.||N||Bermuda|
|Gibbs Hill Lighthouse||Lighthouse||0.9 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||1.3 mi.||NNE||Bermuda|
|Belmont Hills Golf Club||Golf Course||2.0 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Golf Course||2.6 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Desmond Fountain Gallery||Art Gallery||2.9 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Whale Bay Fort||Historical Site||3.2 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Art Gallery||3.3 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Port Royal Golf Course||Golf Course||3.3 mi.||W||Bermuda|
|Bermuda Historical Society Museum||Museum||3.4 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
|Picturesque Gallery||Art Gallery||3.4 mi.||NE||Bermuda|
Those visiting Middle Beach who are looking for additional places to explore might want to think about making the trip to Hamilton, since it's not far away and is an especially active area of Bermuda. From the shore, Hamilton is a fairly short distance away, roughly three and a half miles (six kilometers).
The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.
Because the beach is in a fairly popular vacation spot, it usually isn't that tough to find just the right kind of hotel close-by. For guests wanting to find a place that's near the beach, the table below lists the closest accommodation options to Middle Beach.
|Fairmont Southampton||0.4 mi.||W||Resort|
|The Reefs||1.2 mi.||W||Resort|
|Granaway Guest House & Cottages||1.7 mi.||NNE||Hotel|
|Surf Side Beach Club||2.2 mi.||NE||Hotel|
|Watercolours||2.2 mi.||NE||B & B|
|Fourways Inn & Cottages||2.3 mi.||NE||Hotel|
|Wharf Executive Suites Hotel||2.4 mi.||NE||Hotel|
|Coral Beach & Tennis Club||2.6 mi.||ENE||Hotel|
|Greene's Guest House||2.6 mi.||W||B & B|
Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to visit a nearby restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest restaurants is Bacci. The restaurant serves delicious Italian cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their pasta. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's only a short distance away.
Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.
|Bacci||(866) 540-4497||Italian||Fine Dining||0.4 mi.||W|
|Jasmine Lounge||(866) 540-4497||Eclectic||Informal||0.4 mi.||W|
|Ocean Club||(866) 540-4497||Caribbean||Informal||0.4 mi.||W|
|The Dock||(866) 540-4497||Eclectic||Informal||0.4 mi.||W|
|The Newport||(866) 540-4497||Contemporary||Informal||0.4 mi.||W|
|Waterlot Inn||(866) 540-4497||Continental||Fine Dining||0.4 mi.||W|
|Wickets||(866) 540-4497||Eclectic||Very Casual||0.4 mi.||W|
|Windows on the Sound||(866) 540-4497||Caribbean||Informal||0.4 mi.||W|
|Henry VIII||(441) 238-1977||British||Informal||0.9 mi.||W|
|The Dining Room||(441) 238-8679||Caribbean, European, International||--||0.9 mi.||W|
|Coconuts||(441) 238-0222||Caribbean, International||Informal||1.2 mi.||W|
|Ocean Echo||(441) 238-0222||Caribbean, Contemporary||Fine Dining||1.2 mi.||W|
There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Bermuda, so if Middle Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
Another location you may want to try is Warwick Long Bay, which is located a half mile away. 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.
Bermuda has plenty to offer its visitors, so visiting Middle Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.
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