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.
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.
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!
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.
|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|
|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|
St. Catherine's Beach is very close to, 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. 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.
|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|
|Bailey's Bay Ice Cream Parlour||(441) 293-8605||International||--||--||Bermuda|
|Tom Moore's Tavern||(441) 293-8020||Continental||--||--||St. David's Island|
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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