Warwick Long Bay

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Warwick Long Bay beach offers visitors a beautiful half-mile stretch of soft, pink sand and calm waters. Surrounded by dramatic cliffs and shrubs -- ideal for privacy -- the area's backdrop is as beautiful as the clear sea itself. Accessibility from South Road makes the beach an excellent choice for all ages.

Located in Warwick Parish, Warwick Long Bay is on the South West coast of Bermuda. You might want to drop by even if you are not staying particularly close by. The beaches found throughout Bermuda tend to be somewhat quiet, but Warwick Long Bay is a little different.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is accessible via the South Road, which runs along the southern coast of the island. Heading east on South Road, guests will pass Frith Estate Road on the left, which lies shortly before the beach's car park. A winding road on the right will bring vehicles close to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Stretching a half-mile over the southern coast of the island, Warwick Long Bay is the longest beach on Bermuda. Located on the south side of South Shore Park, the beach is surrounded by native vegetation and grasses, as well as steep cliffs. The waters are protected and fairly calm thanks to a coral reef just 200 ft. off-shore.

There is also a snack bar here. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Restrooms are available at Warwick Long Bay. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface. Warick Long Bay is an isloated beach area, so it is ideal for travelers seeking solitude.

Warwick Long Bay including its assortment of amenities and services happens to be located well within a tourist hotspot. As such, if your ideal vacation means these amenities influence your decision, it'll be a smart motivator to visit earlier in the morning before most of the crowds do or try a beach further away. If not, you might lose the chance to use all the amenities which the beach has on site.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Bermuda. It's located near Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club, which is found three quarters of a mile to the northwest, and it is one of the area's attractions.

Historical attractions such as Sessions House provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Warwick Long Bay, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Bermuda, without having to leave the coast. In fact, this shore will be found three miles to the northeast of this site of historical interest.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Warwick Long Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club Golf Course 0.8 mi. NW Bermuda
Stirling's Of Bermuda Art Gallery 0.9 mi. N Bermuda
Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton Golf Course 1.0 mi. W Bermuda
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.4 mi. W Bermuda
Belmont Hills Golf Club Golf Course 1.5 mi. NNE Bermuda
Maria Ever's Smith Gallery Art Gallery 2.8 mi. NE Bermuda
Bermuda Historical Society Museum Museum 2.9 mi. NE Bermuda
Picturesque Gallery Art Gallery 2.9 mi. NE Bermuda
Crisson & Hind Fine Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.9 mi. NE Bermuda
Bermuda National Gallery Art Museum 3.0 mi. NE Bermuda
Bermuda Golf Academy Golf Course 3.0 mi. W Bermuda
Bermuda Musical And Drama Society Dinner Show and Theater 3.1 mi. NNE Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Warwick Long Bay is close to Hamilton, so walking the city is a definite option. Warwick Long Bay guests looking for further attractions should consider checking out Hamilton, because it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Bermuda. From the coast, Hamilton is a fairly short distance away, maybe three miles (five kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Since the beach is situated in a pretty popular tourist area, it shouldn't be all that difficult to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For those hoping to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the table that follows lists the accommodation options closest to Warwick Long Bay.

Accommodations near Warwick Long Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Longtail Cliffs Apartments 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Fairmont Southampton 0.9 mi. W Resort
Granaway Guest House & Cottages 1.3 mi. NNE Hotel
Surf Side Beach Club 1.7 mi. ENE Hotel
The Reefs 1.7 mi. WSW Resort
Watercolours 1.8 mi. NNE B & B
Fourways Inn & Cottages 1.8 mi. NE Hotel
Inverurie Executive Suites Hotel 1.9 mi. NNE Hotel
Coral Beach & Tennis Club 2.1 mi. ENE Hotel
Salt Kettle House 2.2 mi. NE Guest house

Food

A trip to the beach isn't complete until you try an area restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Bermuda's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Bacci. The restaurant features Italian food. They're also renowned for their pasta. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Warwick Long Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bacci (866) 540-4497 Italian Fine Dining 0.9 mi. W
Jasmine Lounge (866) 540-4497 Eclectic Informal 0.9 mi. W
Ocean Club (866) 540-4497 Caribbean Informal 0.9 mi. W
The Dock (866) 540-4497 Eclectic Informal 0.9 mi. W
The Newport (866) 540-4497 Contemporary Informal 0.9 mi. W
Waterlot Inn (866) 540-4497 Continental Fine Dining 0.9 mi. W
Wickets (866) 540-4497 Eclectic Very Casual 0.9 mi. W
Windows on the Sound (866) 540-4497 Caribbean Informal 0.9 mi. W
Buzz n'Go Warwick (441) 236-3021 American Very Casual -- --
Island Spice (441) 238-7944 -- -- -- --
The Dining Room (441) 238-8679 Caribbean, European, International -- 1.4 mi. W
Henry VIII (441) 238-1977 British Informal 1.4 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Warwick Long Bay on Bermuda.

You might also want to visit Marley Beach, which is located one and an eighth miles away.

While Bermuda has many alluring attractions, Warwick Long Bay is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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