St. Catherine's Beach

St. Catherine's Beach offers calm, clear waters and a majestic atmosphere, perfect for a Bermuda afternoon. The crescent moon shaped beach lies on the northern-most point of the island and provides an expansive stretch of white, soft sand perfect for suntanning. The area is lightly developed, but instead of hotels or restaurants, features historic sites and open parks.

Positioned on St. George's Island, St. Catherine's Beach is on the North East edge of the island, You might want whether or not you're staying nearby. Although travel usually involves making dozens of little decisions, picking the right beach can mean the difference between a stressful and a relaxing afternoon. St. Catherine's Beach is one of many fun beaches on Bermuda to consider.

How to Access The Beach

St. Catherine's Beach is accessible by foot, with a car park located outside of the beach area. To get to the car park, look for signage on Barry Road, with a turn off on Cut Road/Retreat Hill Road. Visitors are then led to the Fort St. Catherine Museum.

Amenities and Ambiance

In the background of St. Catherine's magnificent beach is a majestic skyline of St. Catherine's Fort, providing a picturesque backdrop. The beach itself is superbly sandy and the surrounding ocean is so clear you can see the sea bottom, perfect for snorkeling or swimming. Taken together, the panoramic view at St. Catherine's makes it an excellent spot to take on Bermuda.

There is also a restaurant on-location, which many St. Catherine's Beach visitors find convenient and satisfying. There all types of dining experiences on Bermuda that visitors can partake in, but having a meal on the beach can be a particularly memorable one. With this in mind, you might ask your hotel if they offer to pack picnic lunches for their guests. Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Since St. Catherine's Beach can be found inside an area that sees many visitors, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby


St. Catherine's Beach is on the North East coast of Bermuda. Fort St. Catherine is among the favorite destinations in the area.

If you're interested in mixing a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting St. George's Historical Society Museum. It's not far from the shores at St. Catherine's Beach, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

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

Activities and Attractions Near St. Catherine's Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fort St. Catherine Historical Site 0.1 mi. N Bermuda
St. George's Golf Club Golf Course 0.3 mi. SSW Bermuda
Unfinished Church Historical Site 0.4 mi. SSW St. David's Island
St. George's Historical Society Museum Museum 0.6 mi. S St. David's Island
Old Rectory Historical Site 0.6 mi. SSW St. David's Island
Old State House Historical Site 0.6 mi. S St. David's Island
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 0.6 mi. S St. David's Island
The Perfumery Facility Viewing 0.6 mi. SSW St. David's Island
St. George Historical District Historical Site 0.6 mi. S St. David's Island
St. Peter's Church Historical Site 0.6 mi. S St. David's Island
Bermuda National Trust Museum Museum 0.6 mi. S St. David's Island
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historical Site 0.6 mi. S St. David's Island

Cities and Towns

St. Catherine's Beach is very close to St. George, so a trip into the city is a definite option. St. Catherine's Beach visitors hoping to find additional places to explore should think about going to St. George, which is in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of Bermuda.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. St. Catherine's Beach is not near very many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Buzz Tobacoo Cay. This restaurant offers a menu of American food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their hamburgers and sandwiches.

Some nearby restaurant options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near St. Catherine's Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Buzz Tobacoo Cay (441) 297-2756 American -- -- Bermuda
White Horse Pub (441) 297-1838 Caribbean -- -- St. David's Island
Temptations (441) 297-1368 American -- -- St. David's Island
Tavern by the Sea (441) 297-3305 International -- -- 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 -- -- St. David's Island
Griffin's Bistro (441) 297-1200 ext. 331 Continental -- -- St. David's Island
Blackhorse Tavern (441) 297-1991 Caribbean, International -- -- Bermuda
Cafe Boulevard (441) 293-1321 -- -- -- Bermuda
Bailey's Bay Ice Cream Parlour (441) 293-8605 International -- -- Bermuda
Tony's Fine Foods (441) 293-3354 -- -- -- Bermuda
Tom Moore's Tavern (441) 293-8020 Continental -- -- St. David's Island

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides St. Catherine's Beach on Bermuda.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Tobacco Bay Beach, another favorite sun-spot on Bermuda. Tobacco Bay is one of the hottest beach locations among tourists visiting the area of St. George.

Bermuda offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and St. Catherine's Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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