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 considering exploring a new environment with the wind in your face, there are a few places that can help. Read this page which is all about bike and scooter rentals if you're seeking more details.

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.

You'll find a couple of dive services and at least 5 different dive sites to choose from. Those wanting to obtain more information concerning diving opportunities in this area, can do so by clicking on this link.

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.

If there are some fishing fanatics vacationing with you, they'll be pleased to know they can go fishing with one of the 5 charter operators in this area. For more in formation concerning deep sea fishing in this area, use this link.

Golf

Bermuda Golf

Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are a couple of area golf courses. The courses are Belmont Hills Golf Club and Ocean View Golf Course. For more information concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more just click on the name of the course. Click on this link to visit our guide to golfing throughout Bermuda.

Sailing and Boating

Hamilton Sailing and Boating

The table right below provides more information about firms that can 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
Jessie James Cruises (441) 335-1072 Downtown Hamilton
Sail Bermuda (441) 737-2993 Downtown Hamilton
Spirit Of Bermuda (441) 737-5667 Downtown Hamilton

If you want to learn about marinas and charter operators go to this page.

Shopping

Discovery Wines

If you have some folks who enjoy window shopping traveling with you, they can check out a few of the 74 retail stores in the area. To find out about opportunities for shopping in and around Hamilton, follow this link.

Sightseeing

Waterville House

Many visitors spend at least a day experiencing the culture, sights and sounds of Hamilton. The area's sights include 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Nature enthusiasts frequently enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Navigate to this extended discussion regarding area sightseeing attractions if you're interested in learning more details.

Review this table for a list of a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Destiny Water Tours (441) 292-7103 Par-la-Ville Park, 5.9 mi. Northeast of Central Hamilton
Fantasea Tours (441) 236-1300 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 like to go snokeling there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Hamilton. To navigate to our full guide to local snorkeling opportunities, click this link.

Spas

Going to a spa could be one of the highlights of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 5 different spas in this area. To read about other the options, go to this page.

Tennis

Fairmont Southampton Bermuda Resort

If you're a tennis player your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Hamilton
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Fairmont Southampton Bermuda Resort 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 Bermuda Resort offers the option of playing after the lights come on, in the cool of the evening.

Other Activities

Information concerning many other activities are displayed in the table below.

Other Activities In Hamilton
Name Type Phone Location
Athletic Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-6140 Downtown Hamilton
Cb Wholesale & Dive Watersports Equipment Shop (441) 292-3839 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Court House Squash & Wellness Central Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-8357 Downtown Hamilton
Court House Squash & Wellness West Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-3008 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Hamilton
K.S. Watersports Hamilton Watersports Operator (441) 238-4155 0.5 mi. South West of Downtown Hamilton
K.S. Watersports Hamilton Watersports Operator (441) 232-4155 0.5 mi. South West 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
Marine Locker Watersports Equipment Shop (441) 295-9950 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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