Alexandras Beach

One of Bermuda's lesser known beaches, most only see it in passing while heading to the battery of the same name. Those who do stop by are sure in for a treat, as Alexandras Battery Beach is one of the best spots on the island to search for sea glass.

Located on St. George's Island, Alexandras Beach is on the North East coast of the island, You might want regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Although Bermuda has more secluded beaches than Alexandras Beach, it has the right combination of city atmosphere and natural beauty to attract visitors who need a place to relax.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is located steps from the eastern end of Barry Road and next to Alexandras Battery Park. You should not have any problems parking at the park and walking down to the beach, or finding a taxi to take you there.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bare of trees and with plenty of sand, Alexandras Battery Beach offer plenty of space for those looking to spread out and enjoy the sun. However, those who like to walk the beach will be able to search for sea glass; actual glass made from natural processes that come in beautiful colors. While the glass shards are not as sharp as man-made glass, you still may want to wear some kind of footwear.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Don't forget that Alexandras Beach's immediate surroundings are highly urbanized, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the North East coast of Bermuda. It is close to Gates Fort, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Bermuda Heritage Museum, a lovely museum found three quarters of a mile away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Alexandras Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Gates Fort Historical Site 0.1 mi. SE Bermuda
Fort Cunningham Historical Site 0.6 mi. SE Paget Island
Old State House Historical Site 0.6 mi. W Bermuda
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 0.6 mi. W Bermuda
Deliverance Museum 0.6 mi. W Bermuda
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historical Site 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
St. George Historical District Historical Site 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
St. George's Historical Society Museum Museum 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
Bermuda National Trust Museum Museum 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
Unfinished Church Historical Site 0.7 mi. WNW Bermuda
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
Vera P. Card Art Gallery 0.7 mi. W Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Alexandras Beach is close to St. George, so walking the city is a definite option. Alexandras Beach visitors hoping to find additional places to explore will want to think about checking out St. George, which is not far away and is a particularly busy area of Bermuda. From the shore, St. George is a fairly short distance away, roughly three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels.

Don't expect to find any of Bermuda's popular hotels near this beach, though if you're trying to avoid throngs of vacationers, the lack of accommodation possibilities should be welcomed.

Food

If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the closest places to eat is White Horse Pub. This restaurant features Caribbean cuisine. Many guests rave about their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Alexandras Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
White Horse Pub (441) 297-1838 Caribbean Very Casual 0.7 mi. W
Tavern by the Sea (441) 297-3305 International Very Casual 0.7 mi. W
Temptations (441) 297-1368 American Very Casual 0.7 mi. W
Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio (441) 297-1307 Caribbean, International Very Casual 0.7 mi. W
Polaris Restaurant (441) 297-0786 Caribbean, International Fine Dining -- --
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental Fine Dining 0.9 mi. W
Buzz Tobacoo Cay (441) 297-2756 American Informal 1.0 mi. NW
Blackhorse Tavern (441) 297-1991 Caribbean, International Informal 1.0 mi. SSE
Cafe Boulevard (441) 293-1321 -- -- 1.6 mi. SW
Sur Mer (441) 298-6990 French Informal 3.4 mi. SW
Tom Moore's Tavern (441) 293-8020 Continental Fine Dining 3.5 mi. SW
The Point Restaurant & Terrace (441) 298-4077 Eclectic, International Fine Dining 3.5 mi. SW

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Bermuda you might like besides Alexandras Beach.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Alexandras Beach is what you're looking for, consider heading to Paget Island Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located a quarter mile to the southeast.

Another location you may want to try is St. Catherine's Beach, another great beach choice on Bermuda. St. Catherines's Beach, formerly known as Club Med Beach is one of Bermuda's little pieces of paradise. This oceanfront location is public, so anyone can visit.

There's plenty to see and do on Bermuda, and Alexandras Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.

 

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