Nonsuch Island Beach

A choice for the nature lovers, Nonsuch Island Beach is part of the wildlife refuge that makes up the entire island of Nonsuch. Despite its protected statues, the island and beach are open to visitors, though you will need official permission first from the Department of Conservation Services.

Set on Nonsuch Island, this beach is on the South East edge of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you should consider visiting Nonsuch Island Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Nonsuch Island is only reachable via boat. The Department of Conservation Services does offer tours of the island, and may be able to arrange transportation, so be sure to call them and ask, especially since you will need their permission to visit anyway.

Amenities and Ambiance

Since Nonsuch Island Beach is protected as a natural beach, you are sure to see a bit more rocks and vegetation on and surrounding the beach. As such, even though there is plenty of space of soft sand, sandals or shoes are a good idea. Beach goers will also be able to explore the rest of Nonsuch Island, just be sure to remember that the island is a wildlife reserve, and disturbing the wildlife is illegal and potentially deadly depending on what animal it is.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Nonsuch Island Beach on the South East coast of Nonsuch Island. It's located near St. Davids Lighthouse, which is situated one and a quarter miles to the , and it is one of a number of popular spots in the area.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Carter House, a lovely museum found a mile and a half away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Nonsuch Island Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. Davids Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.3 mi. NNE Bermuda
Carter House Museum 1.6 mi. NNW Bermuda
Fort Popple Historical Site 1.8 mi. NNE Bermuda
Fort Cunningham Historical Site 1.9 mi. N Paget Island
Gates Fort Historical Site 2.2 mi. N Bermuda
Deliverance Museum 2.4 mi. NNW Bermuda
World Heritage Centre Museum 2.5 mi. NNW Bermuda
Seaglass Studio Art Gallery 2.5 mi. NNW Bermuda
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historical Site 2.5 mi. NNW Bermuda
Old State House Historical Site 2.5 mi. NNW Bermuda
Vera P. Card Art Gallery 2.5 mi. NNW Bermuda
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 2.5 mi. NNW Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Nonsuch Island Beach is in the St. George area, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Guests visiting Nonsuch Island Beach who are seeking additional places to explore will want to think about heading over to St. George, which is not far away and is a particularly busy area of Bermuda. From Nonsuch Island Beach, St. George is a quick trip away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of Bermuda's popular resorts near this beach, though if you're trying to evade throngs of travelers, the lack of accommodation possibilities will certainly be a pleasant sight.

Food

Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Nonsuch Island Beach; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the nearest restaurants is Blackhorse Tavern. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and International menu items. They also specialize in seafood. You'll find it a mile and a half away.

The table below lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Nonsuch Island Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Blackhorse Tavern (441) 297-1991 Caribbean, International Informal 1.4 mi. N
Cafe Boulevard (441) 293-1321 -- -- 1.8 mi. NW
Sur Mer (441) 298-6990 French Informal 2.2 mi. W
The Point Restaurant & Terrace (441) 298-4077 Eclectic, International Fine Dining 2.3 mi. W
Sul Verde (441) 298-6983 Italian -- 2.4 mi. WSW
Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio (441) 297-1307 Caribbean, International Very Casual 2.5 mi. NNW
White Horse Pub (441) 297-1838 Caribbean Very Casual 2.5 mi. NNW
Tavern by the Sea (441) 297-3305 International Very Casual 2.5 mi. NNW
Polaris Restaurant (441) 297-0786 Caribbean, International Fine Dining -- --
Temptations (441) 297-1368 American Very Casual 2.5 mi. NNW
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental Fine Dining 2.6 mi. NNW
Tom Moore's Tavern (441) 293-8020 Continental Fine Dining 2.7 mi. W

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Nonsuch Island, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another location you might enjoy is Alexandras Beach, found two and a half miles away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might like Long Bay Beach. It's found a half mile to the east.

You may also enjoy Tobacco Bay Beach, which is an additional nearby Bermuda destination. Tobacco Bay is one of the hottest beach locations among tourists visiting the area of St. George.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Nonsuch Island Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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