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 seeing the sights at a slower pace, you will encounter a variety of different businesses that can help you. To visit our detailed page about renting a bike or scooter, visit this page.

Diving

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 a couple of dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. For more about diving in this area read this page.

Fishing

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.

Fishing is a popular activity here, as indicated by the presence of 7 charter operators in this area. Readers can find more details about fishing in this area can do so by clicking here.

Golf

Bermuda Golf

Like golf? There are a couple of golf courses in this area. 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, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more. Click to visit our page regarding golf courses throughout Bermuda.

Sailing and Boating

The following table shows more information about local providers that can enable you to get out on the open 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 learning about charter operators and marinas follow this link.

Shopping

Discovery Wines

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they may be interested to know that the area has more than 85 retail stores just waiting to be explored. For information on opportunities for shopping in and around Hamilton, click this link.

Sightseeing

Waterville House

You should plan on spending a day soaking in the sights and sounds of Hamilton. The area has 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Travelers who enjoy being outside will typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so by visiting this page.

Look through this table to find out more about a firm that will help you have a great time 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

Snorkeling

If you are intrigued by the idea of underwater sightseeing there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Hamilton. For a better look at snorkeling, see this page, about snorkeling options.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, given the fact that there are 5 spas located in this area. To visit our detailed guide to spas, go to this page.

Tennis

Fairmont Southampton

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you'll see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of 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 example, Fairmont Southampton offers the option of playing in the cool of the evening, when the lights come one.

Other Activities

You can look through the table below for more options. to learn more. for more options.

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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