Water Rocks Beach

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As you might be able to guess from the name, Water Rocks Beach is a bit rockier than most beaches on Bermuda. However, you will not find the sharp little rocks here. Instead, expect large boulders that at times extend from where the sand begin and continue well into the water.

Positioned in Warwick Parish, Water Rocks Beach is on the South West coast of Bermuda. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity.

How to Access The Beach
As mentioned above, Water Rocks Beach has a trail that comes to it from South Shore Park. Using the trail tends to be the most direct way of reaching the beach, though it is just as easy to go to one of the other nearby beaches and simply walk the coast. Either way, you will need to do a little bit of a hike if you want to reach Water Rocks Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

As part of a series of southern beaches that have these large rocks, Water Rocks Beach is the smallest. Making up more of a wedge between two large boulders, Water Rocks Beach is barely its own beach at all. Nonetheless, devout visitors will say otherwise, and point out that Water Rocks Beach has its own entrance and trail from the South Shore Park.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Keep in mind that Water Rocks Beach's location is rather congested, so show up early.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Water Rocks Beach is on the South West coast of Bermuda. It is near Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton, which is situated three quarters of a mile to the west, and it is one of a few popular spots in the area.

Historical attractions like Whale Bay Fort offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Water Rocks Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Bermuda, without having to stray too far from the beach. As a matter of fact, this shore will be found three miles to the west of this destination of historical interest.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Water Rocks Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton Golf Course 0.6 mi. W Bermuda
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.0 mi. W Bermuda
Stirling's Of Bermuda Art Gallery 1.3 mi. NNE Bermuda
Belmont Hills Golf Club Golf Course 1.9 mi. NE Bermuda
Bermuda Golf Academy Golf Course 2.7 mi. W Bermuda
Maria Ever's Smith Gallery Art Gallery 3.2 mi. NE Bermuda
Whale Bay Fort Historical Site 3.2 mi. W Bermuda
Bermuda Historical Society Museum Museum 3.3 mi. NE Bermuda
Picturesque Gallery Art Gallery 3.3 mi. NE Bermuda
Port Royal Golf Course Golf Course 3.3 mi. W Bermuda
Crisson & Hind Fine Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.3 mi. NE Bermuda
Bermuda National Gallery Art Museum 3.4 mi. NE Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Those visiting Water Rocks Beach who are hoping to find other opportunities for exploration should consider heading to Hamilton, because it's not far away and is a particularly bustling part of Bermuda. From the beach, Hamilton is a quick trip away, roughly three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Since this beach is located in a pretty popular vacation spot, it shouldn't be that difficult to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you and your party are wanting to get a place that's near the beach, the table below lists the options closest to Water Rocks Beach.

Accommodations near Water Rocks Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Fairmont Southampton 0.5 mi. W Resort
Longtail Cliffs Apartments 1.1 mi. NE Hotel
The Reefs 1.3 mi. W Resort
Granaway Guest House & Cottages 1.7 mi. NNE Hotel
Surf Side Beach Club 2.1 mi. NE Hotel
Watercolours 2.2 mi. NE B & B
Fourways Inn & Cottages 2.3 mi. NE Hotel
Inverurie Executive Suites Hotel 2.3 mi. NE Hotel
Coral Beach & Tennis Club 2.5 mi. ENE Hotel
Salt Kettle House 2.6 mi. NE Guest house


If you visit the beach around lunchtime the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far from these sands. One of the closest places to eat is Bacci. This restaurant has Italian food. They are also famous for their pasta. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Water Rocks Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bacci (866) 540-4497 Italian Fine Dining 0.5 mi. W
Jasmine Lounge (866) 540-4497 Eclectic Informal 0.5 mi. W
Ocean Club (866) 540-4497 Caribbean Informal 0.5 mi. W
The Dock (866) 540-4497 Eclectic Informal 0.5 mi. W
The Newport (866) 540-4497 Contemporary Informal 0.5 mi. W
Waterlot Inn (866) 540-4497 Continental Fine Dining 0.5 mi. W
Wickets (866) 540-4497 Eclectic Very Casual 0.5 mi. W
Windows on the Sound (866) 540-4497 Caribbean Informal 0.5 mi. W
Henry VIII (441) 238-1977 British Informal 1.0 mi. W
The Dining Room (441) 238-8679 Caribbean, European, International -- 1.0 mi. W
Buzz n'Go Warwick (441) 236-3021 American Very Casual -- --
Island Spice (441) 238-7944 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Bermuda, and Water Rocks Beach is just one option.

Another location you may want to try is Warwick Long Bay, located only a short distance 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.

There are countless experiences to enjoy on Bermuda, so visiting Water Rocks Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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