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.

Positioned toward the center of St. George's Island, Alexandras Beach is on the North East coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Those searching for a somewhat calm, but somewhat social beach on Bermuda may really like a visit to Alexandras Beach. Generally, it's not an overly popular part of the coast, but it's also not completely secluded.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. You will find the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so grab your equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

Since Alexandras Beach is found in a hot tourist destination, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Alexandras Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North East coast of Bermuda; the area is home to other attractions such as Gates Fort, which is a few hundred yards to the southeast.

Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Bermuda Heritage Museum (positioned just a walk or cab ride away) offer an entertaining diversion and help visitors understand Bermuda's interesting past.

If you want to see as many of Bermuda's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

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
Old Rectory Historical Site 0.7 mi. W Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Alexandras Beach is near St. George, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Alexandras Beach guests seeking other opportunities for exploration should think about going to St. George, since it's not far away and is a particularly bustling part of Bermuda. From Alexandras Beach, St. George is not far away, about three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Alexandras Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Food

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. One of the nearest places to eat is White Horse Pub. The restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean food. They also specialize in seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's only a short distance away.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed below.

Restaurants near Alexandras Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
White Horse Pub (441) 297-1838 Caribbean 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio (441) 297-1307 Caribbean, International 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
Temptations (441) 297-1368 American 0.7 mi. W Bermuda
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental 0.9 mi. W Bermuda
Tom Moore's Tavern (441) 293-8020 Continental 3.5 mi. SW St. David's Island
Swizzle Inn Pub at Bailey's Bay (441) 293-1854 American, British, Caribbean 3.5 mi. SW Bermuda
Bailey's Bay Ice Cream Parlour (441) 293-8605 International 3.6 mi. SW Bermuda
Sul Verde (441) 298-6983 Italian 3.8 mi. SW Bermuda
Pizza House Restaurant (441) 293-8465 Italian -- -- Bermuda

Other Beaches

Alexandras Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Bermuda.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Alexandras Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about also visiting Paget Island Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. It is located a quarter mile to the southeast.

You might also want to visit St. Catherine's Beach, which is close-by and another fun spot 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.

While Bermuda has many alluring attractions, Alexandras Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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