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.

Located on Paget Island, this beach is on the West-Northwest edge of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Though it's removed from some of the more heavily traveled areas, guests frequently find this a destination worthwhile as it attracts those looking for easygoing atmosphere.

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.

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 clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the West-Northwest coast of Paget Island; the area hosts attractions such as Gates Fort, which is a few hundred yards to the north-northwest.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Deliverance (situated less than a mile away) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new side of Bermuda's history.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available on Bermuda. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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 St. David's Island
Deliverance Museum 0.9 mi. W St. David's Island
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 0.9 mi. WNW St. David's Island
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historical Site 0.9 mi. WNW St. David's Island
St. George Historical District Historical Site 1.0 mi. WNW St. David's Island
St. George's Historical Society Museum Museum 1.0 mi. WNW St. David's Island
Bermuda National Trust Museum Museum 1.0 mi. WNW St. David's Island
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 1.0 mi. WNW St. David's Island
Vera P. Card Art Gallery 1.0 mi. WNW St. David's Island

Cities and Towns

Paget Island Beach is close to St. George, so walking the city is a definite option. Those visiting Paget Island Beach who are looking for other opportunities for exploration might consider making the trip to St. George, because it's in the vicinity and is an especially active area of Bermuda. From the coast, St. George is just up the road, roughly a mile (a kilometer and a half).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Paget Island Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is Blackhorse Tavern. This restaurant has both Caribbean and International cuisines. They are also famous for their seafood. The restaurant is three quarters of a mile away.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Paget Island Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Blackhorse Tavern (441) 297-1991 Caribbean, International 0.7 mi. SSE Bermuda
White Horse Pub (441) 297-1838 Caribbean 0.9 mi. WNW St. David's Island
Tavern by the Sea (441) 297-3305 International 1.0 mi. WNW St. David's Island
Temptations (441) 297-1368 American 1.0 mi. WNW St. David's Island
Polaris Restaurant (441) 297-0786 Caribbean, International -- -- St. David's Island
Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio (441) 297-1307 Caribbean, International 1.0 mi. W St. David's Island
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental 1.2 mi. W St. David's Island
Buzz Tobacoo Cay (441) 297-2756 American 1.3 mi. NW Bermuda
Cafe Boulevard (441) 293-1321 -- 1.6 mi. SW Bermuda
The Point Restaurant (441) 298-4000 Eclectic 3.5 mi. SW None
Tom Moore's Tavern (441) 293-8020 Continental 3.5 mi. SW St. David's Island
Bailey's Bay Ice Cream Parlour (441) 293-8605 International 3.6 mi. WSW Bermuda

Other Beaches

Paget Island Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Paget Island.

You might also enjoy Alexandras Beach, found a quarter mile to the northwest. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Annie's Bay. It's located a mile to the south.

Vacationers may 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.

Perhaps Paget Island Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions on Bermuda you might like.

 

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