Paget Island Beach

A small beach on the Northwestern side of Paget Island, the beach is a great getaway for anyone looking to get away from the crowds and enjoy a clean beach with a natural feel. Nature-loving guest who are able to make the journey are sure to enjoy the peaceful beach and all the island has to offer.

Set on Paget Island, this beach is on the West-Northwest edge of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Paget Island Beach is one beach which is rarely too crowded, but it's not empty and secluded either.

How to Access The Beach
While Paget Island is open to boat traffic, there is no regular ferry service to the island. However, feel free to rent a private charter or sail yourself. Skilled kayakers with the proper gear should be able to kayak across the edge of St. George's Harbour and around Horseshoe Islands right onto the beach, just be sure to watch the current.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach itself has no extraordinary feature about it. While small, it offers plenty of room for the few guest who visit to spread out. While at Paget Island Beach, many visitors will take the time to explore the rest if the island, which is small enough to do in one visit. Along the paths will be trees, wildlife, and a collection of buildings that include an old fort. After the walk, a nice dip in the clear cool water is a perfect way to top off any adventure.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Paget Island Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the West-Northwest coast of Paget Island. It's located near Gates Fort, which is found a few hundred yards away, and it is one of a number of local attractions.

If you're interested in combining a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Deliverance, a lovely museum found less than a mile away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Paget Island Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Gates Fort Historical Site 0.2 mi. NNW Bermuda
Fort Cunningham Historical Site 0.2 mi. SE Paget Island
Fort Popple Historical Site 0.8 mi. ESE Bermuda
Old State House Historical Site 0.9 mi. WNW Bermuda
Deliverance Museum 0.9 mi. W Bermuda
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 0.9 mi. WNW Bermuda
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historical Site 0.9 mi. WNW Bermuda
St. George Historical District Historical Site 1.0 mi. WNW Bermuda
St. George's Historical Society Museum Museum 1.0 mi. WNW Bermuda
Bermuda National Trust Museum Museum 1.0 mi. WNW Bermuda
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 1.0 mi. WNW Bermuda
Vera P. Card Art Gallery 1.0 mi. WNW Bermuda

Cities and Towns

Paget Island Beach is in the St. George area, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Tourists at Paget Island Beach who are hoping to find some additional excitement will want to think about checking out St. George, since it's nearby and is an especially active area of Bermuda. From the coast, St. George isn't far off, about a mile (a kilometer and a half).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists.

You won't find any of Bermuda's large hotels close to this beach, but if you're trying to elude hoards of tourists, the shortage of accommodation options will certainly be a welcomed sight.

Food

One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to try a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest places to eat is Blackhorse Tavern. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and International menu items. They are also famous for their seafood. It'll be found three quarters of a mile away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.

Restaurants near Paget Island Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Blackhorse Tavern (441) 297-1991 Caribbean, International Informal 0.7 mi. SSE
White Horse Pub (441) 297-1838 Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. WNW
Tavern by the Sea (441) 297-3305 International Very Casual 1.0 mi. WNW
Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio (441) 297-1307 Caribbean, International Very Casual 1.0 mi. W
Temptations (441) 297-1368 American Very Casual 1.0 mi. WNW
Polaris Restaurant (441) 297-0786 Caribbean, International Fine Dining -- --
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental Fine Dining 1.2 mi. W
Buzz Tobacoo Cay (441) 297-2756 American Informal 1.3 mi. NW
Cafe Boulevard (441) 293-1321 -- -- 1.6 mi. SW
Sur Mer (441) 298-6990 French Informal 3.4 mi. SW
The Point Restaurant & Terrace (441) 298-4077 Eclectic, International Fine Dining 3.5 mi. SW
Tom Moore's Tavern (441) 293-8020 Continental Fine Dining 3.5 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Of course, Paget Island Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on Paget Island.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Alexandras Beach, situated a quarter mile away. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Annie's Bay could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. It's found a mile to the south.

Another location you may want to try is St. Catherine's Beach, another favorite sun-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.

Bermuda has plenty to offer its visitors, and Paget Island Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.

 

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