Clearwater Beach

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Clearwater Beach is located on St. Davis Island and features a shallow-water beach that curves slightly on the island's easternmost peninsula. It's remote location promises that the area will be limited to locals. The clear, calm water is perfect for swimming and access is easy thanks to the beach's proximity to Cooper's Island Road.

Situated on St. David's Island, close to Castle Harbour, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Couples and families who want to have more of the beach to themselves might really enjoy an afternoon at Clearwater Beach.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is accessible by foot, bicycle, and vehicle. For drivers, a car park is located directly off of Cooper's Island Road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Clearwater Beach is protected by a small rock formation that stretches out from the island, creating Turtle Bay to the east, but also guaranteeing a private atmosphere. The calm waters of the Atlantic promise excellent swimming, while the adjoining Cooper's Island Nature Reserve to the south creates a quiet environment, as well as makes for an excellent picnic spot.

There is also a snack bar here.

Whether you're eating lunch or just a snack at, you'll appreciate the available picnic tables.

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Clearwater Beach because there are public restrooms. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on the South East coast of Bermuda; it's located near attractions like St. Davids Lighthouse, which is three quarters of a mile to the northeast.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Carter House, a lovely museum found a mile to the northwest, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Clearwater Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. Davids Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.7 mi. NE Bermuda
Carter House Museum 1.1 mi. NW Bermuda
Fort Popple Historical Site 1.2 mi. NE Bermuda
Fort Cunningham Historical Site 1.2 mi. N Paget Island
Gates Fort Historical Site 1.6 mi. N Bermuda
Deliverance Museum 1.9 mi. NNW Bermuda
Old State House Historical Site 1.9 mi. NNW Bermuda
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historical Site 1.9 mi. NNW Bermuda
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 1.9 mi. NNW Bermuda
World Heritage Centre Museum 1.9 mi. NW Bermuda
Vera P. Card Art Gallery 1.9 mi. NW Bermuda
Seaglass Studio Art Gallery 2.0 mi. NW Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Clearwater Beach is very close to St. George, so walking the city is a definite option. Clearwater Beach guests looking for additional places to explore will want to think about making the trip to St. George, since it's close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Bermuda. From Clearwater Beach, St. George is a fairly short distance away, maybe two miles (three kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked.

You won't find any of Bermuda's frequently visited resorts close to this beach, but if you're hoping to avoid throngs of tourists, the lack of places to stay will be a pleasant sight.

Food

When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has you covered, and you don't have to go far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Blackhorse Tavern. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and International cuisines. They are also known for their seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are listed below.

Restaurants near Clearwater Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Blackhorse Tavern (441) 297-1991 Caribbean, International Informal 0.7 mi. N
Cafe Boulevard (441) 293-1321 -- -- 1.5 mi. WNW
White Horse Pub (441) 297-1838 Caribbean Very Casual 1.9 mi. NNW
Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio (441) 297-1307 Caribbean, International Very Casual 1.9 mi. NW
Tavern by the Sea (441) 297-3305 International Very Casual 1.9 mi. NW
Polaris Restaurant (441) 297-0786 Caribbean, International Fine Dining -- --
Temptations (441) 297-1368 American Very Casual 2.0 mi. NNW
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental Fine Dining 2.0 mi. NW
Buzz Tobacoo Cay (441) 297-2756 American Informal 2.4 mi. NNW
Sur Mer (441) 298-6990 French Informal 2.5 mi. WSW
The Point Restaurant & Terrace (441) 298-4077 Eclectic, International Fine Dining 2.6 mi. WSW
Sul Verde (441) 298-6983 Italian -- 2.7 mi. SW

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on Bermuda, of course, so Clearwater Beach is just one of your options.

Another location you might enjoy is Alexandras Beach, found only a short distance away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Annie's Bay, which offers more action, and isn't far from other popular destinations. It's located a half mile to the northeast.

You may also want to consider St. Catherine's Beach, one of the many great Bermuda beach sites. 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 are countless experiences to enjoy on Bermuda, and Clearwater Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.

 

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