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.

Situated near the middle of Paget Island, this beach is on the West-Northwest coast of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Paget Island Beach is one of those beaches 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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, 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 enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the West-Northwest coast of Paget Island. It is near Gates Fort, which is situated a few hundred yards to the , and it is one of a number of attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to combine a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Deliverance, a lovely museum found less than a mile to the west, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of 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 travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Paget Island Beach guests seeking some additional excitement should consider making the trip to St. George, which is not far away and is an active, busy area. From Paget Island Beach, St. George is a quick trip away, about a mile (a kilometer and a half).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of Bermuda's large resorts and hotels lining this beach, but if you're looking to evade throngs of tourists, the lack of accommodation options will certainly be a pleasant sight.

Food

One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to visit a nearby restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest places to eat is Blackhorse Tavern. The restaurant has both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. It'll be found three quarters of a mile away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are included in the following table.

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

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Paget Island besides Paget Island Beach.

You might also enjoy Alexandras Beach, found a quarter mile to the northwest. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Annie's Bay. It's located a mile to the south.

You may also want to consider 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.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand on Bermuda, but a trip to Paget Island Beach could end up a family favorite.

 

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