Activities in Hamilton

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Bermuda's charming seaside capital of Hamilton is both a major commercial and cruise port as well as a popular tourist destination, though the local population is low.  In recently years, fishing has become a top activity, though the sport has yet to surpass shopping which is loved for the shops on Front Street that sell luxury goods including jewelry and clothing.  

Of course, it wouldn't be a successful trip to Hamilton without a sightseeing tour of the top historic attractions.  You can do so on foot, on the back of a bicycle, or take a leisurely carriage ride.  Tennis is popular here, as is horseback riding,  and there are many other activities just waiting to fill every day or your getaway.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Government regulations bar tourist from renting cars. Instead, those looking to move independently around Hamilton will need to do so via scooter or bicycle.

If you are intrigued by the idea of sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, you will find a variety of different businesses that can help you. Click here to read our discussion of bike and scooter rentals.


Hamilton Diving

As the capital of Bermuda, there are plenty of services for divers looking to head off the Bermuda shore. The clear waters under the right conditions offer a visibility of two-hundred feet - exeptional for any diving destination.

There are two dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. Use this link to see our guide to diving opportunities in this area.


Hamilton, and the island of Bermuda in general, is rapidly growing in popularity as a top fishing destination in the Caribbean. Visitors can expect to catch some large fish when angling of the coast.

If there are some avid fishermen vacationing with you, they'll be pleased to know 6 charter fishing services operate from this area. For more in formation concerning deep sea fishing in this area, click here.


Bermuda Golf

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are a couple of area golf courses. The courses are Belmont Hills Golf Club and Ocean View Golf Course. All you have to do is click on the name of the course to get additional information concerning the course. Click on this link to view our page regarding golf throughout Bermuda.

Sailing and Boating

Take a moment to read the following table to learn more about local providers that will help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Andrea Christine Charters (441) 537-6614 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Aquatic Bermuda (441) 236-2200 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
H2O Sports (441) 234-3082 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Jessie James Cruises (441) 335-1072 Downtown Hamilton
Rock Steady Charters (441) 331-6678 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Spirit Of Bermuda (441) 334-7245 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton

If you're interested in reading about charter operators and marinas click here.


Discovery Wines

If you have some shopping aficionados in your group, they can "discover" some of the 85 retail stores in the area. If you'd like to learn more about shopping in and around Hamilton, you can do so by clicking here.


Waterville House

Many visitors spend at least a day experiencing the culture, sights and sounds of Hamilton. Interesting sights include 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Vacationers who like being outside will probably have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To see our complete guide to attractions, click here.

The following chart shows some details concerning a firm that can help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Destiny Tours Captain Steven Brown (441) 292-7103 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Fantasea Tours (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 3.2 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton
Segway Tours Bermuda (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 3.3 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton
Unique Vacations (441) 331-8687 2.3 mi. South West of Central Hamilton


If you like to go snokeling there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Hamilton. To read more about snorkeling opportunities, go to this article.


Enjoying a spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, since there are 5 spas located in this area. Make your way to this page about spas in the area if you're looking for additional facts.


Fairmont Southampton

If you like to play tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Hamilton
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Fairmont Southampton 3.8 mi. South West of Central Hamilton 4 check
Elbow Beach Club Resort 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Hamilton 5 check
Coral Beach & Tennis Club 1.9 mi. South of Central Hamilton 8

For instance, Fairmont Southampton offers the option of playing after the lights come on, in the cool of the evening.

Other Activities

The table just below has a few details concerning other activities.

Other Activities In Hamilton
Name Type Phone Location
A-Fordable Massage & Therapy Massage Therapist (441) 292-4999 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Athletic Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-6140 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Court House Squash & Wellness Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-8357 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Liberty Theatre Movie Theater (441) 292-7296 Downtown Hamilton
Lotus Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 296-5900 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Mbs Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 542-4444 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Sabai Thai Body Balancing & Massage Centre Massage Therapist (441) 292-6456 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Sea Horses Horse and Dog Racetrack (441) 295-7238 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Sessions Wellness Solutions Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-0700 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Specialty Cinema & Grill Movie Theater (441) 292-2135 Downtown Hamilton
The Olympic Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-4095 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Yoga Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-7525 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton

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