Activities in Somerset Village

A charming village comprised of just one main road, Somerset Village is said to have been a hideout for pirates at one point in history.  That, of course, is all in the past, and today tourists visit this quiet destination in small numbers looking for a haven from busier tourist meccas.  Activities and attractions are sparse, but visitors can keep busy participating in watersports or touring the nearby Gilber's Nature Reserve.  

Diving

Somerset Village Diving

The island of Bermuda is the wreck capital of the Caribbean, and diving off Somerset Village gives you the opportunity to explore all of them.

You'll find 3 dive services and at least 7 different dive sites in the area. Those needing to get comprehensive information about scuba diving in this area, can do so here.

Fishing

Somerset Village may be one of the smaller areas of Bermuda, but it still offers tourist the same fishing services found throughout the rest of the island.

If there are some experienced anglers in your group, they'll be pleased to know they can go fishing with one of the 7 charter operators in this area. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning fishing in this area can do so here.

Golf

Bermuda Golf

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are a pair of golf courses in this area. The area courses are Port Royal Golf Course and Bermuda Golf Academy. All you have to do is click on the course name to read a detailed article concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. Furthermore, you can make your way to this page if you want to find out additional specifics about golf courses throughout Bermuda.

Sailing and Boating

The table just below offers more details concerning area firms that can help you spend some time on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Somerset Village
Name Phone Location Island
Andrea Christine Charters (441) 537-6614 Par-la-Ville Park, 5.1 mi. East of Central Somerset Village Bermuda
Aquatic Bermuda (441) 236-2200 Par-la-Ville Park, 5.1 mi. East of Central Somerset Village Bermuda
Captain Kirk's Coral Reef Adventures (441) 747-2204 Central Somerset Village Somerset Island
H2O Sports (441) 234-3082 Par-la-Ville Park, 5.1 mi. East of Central Somerset Village Bermuda
Hattrick Charters (441) 335-5077 Somerset Village Somerset Island
Rock Steady Charters (441) 331-6678 Par-la-Ville Park, 5.1 mi. East of Central Somerset Village Bermuda
Spirit Of Bermuda (441) 334-7245 Par-la-Ville Park, 5.1 mi. East of Central Somerset Village Bermuda

If you want to find out about charter operators and area marinas read this article.

Shopping

If you're vacationing with some folks who enjoy window shopping they might enjoy exploring a few of the area's 7 retail shops. Click here to visit our discussion of shopping in Somerset Village.

Sightseeing

Fort Scaur

Yet another popular activity is discovering the area's sights and natural beauty. Interesting sights include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Vacationers who enjoy spending time outdoors will probably enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Click to see our article concerning area sightseeing and attractions.

Take a minute to read the following chart to learn more about a firm that can direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.

Sightseeing Services Near Somerset Village
Name Phone Location
Fantasea Tours (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 2.6 mi. Northeast of Central Somerset Village
Segway Tours Bermuda (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Somerset Village
Unique Vacations (441) 331-8687 3.9 mi. Southeast of Central Somerset Village

Snorkeling

If exploring a watery world sounds fun you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Somerset Village. To see our complete page about local snorkeling opportunities, follow this link.

Spas

Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to know there are several in the area. To read more about some great places to relax go to this page.

Tennis

Fairmont Southampton

If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. You can view the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to read about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Somerset Village
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Fairmont Southampton 4.1 mi. Southeast of Central Somerset Village 4 check
Pompano Beach Club 2.6 mi. South of Central Somerset Village 4 check
Coral Beach & Tennis Club 5.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Somerset Village 8

For instance, Fairmont Southampton offers the option of playing after the lights come on, in the cool of the evening.

Other Activities

Details concerning a few other activities can be seen in the following table.

Other Activities In And Around Somerset Village
Name Type Phone Location Island
Bermuda Water Ski Center Watersports Operator (441) 234-3354 Somerset Village Somerset Island
Dolphin Quest Bermuda Dolphin Encounter Service (441) 234-4464 Ireland Island North, 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Somerset Village Bermuda
Mangoes Gym & Fitness Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 234-6912 Somerset Village Somerset Island
Neptune Cinema Movie Theater (441) 292-7296 Ireland Island North, 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Somerset Village Bermuda
Sandys 360 Sport, Aquatic & Enrichment Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 234-6195 Somerset Village Somerset Island
Spicelands Riding Centre Horseback Riding Site (441) 238-8212 3.9 mi. Southeast of Central Somerset Village Bermuda
 

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