Bermuda Bucket List – Summer 2019
If you’re visiting the islands of Bermuda and want to take it all in before you go, we’ve put together a few key spots to indulge in to get the full Bermuda experience within the short and precious time during your stay!
Begin Your Day at Brew
Part Coffee House, Part Craft Brewery
Mornings are crucial for a successful day, especially when travelling and exploring new territory. Fuel up at Brew with your favourite morning caffeine fix or cold drink. A great selection of snacks, baked pastry goods and even sandwiches and salads (enjoy in or take-out) are on display to tempt you. If you love Brew in the morning, you’ll be back in the evening for wine and beer on tap – yes, you read that right.
53 Front Street, Hamilton
Spend a Morning in the Royal Naval Dockyard
The Royal Naval Dockyard was the principal base of the Royal Navy in the Western Atlantic between American Independence and the Cold War.
It sounds like a full day commitment but it doesn’t have to be. Catch the next ferry, gaze out at the Bermuda blues and make the best of your morning in Dockyard! Head straight to Snorkel Park and take advantage of this all inclusive beach getaway perfect for the whole family. Swim, Snorkel, Enjoy live entertainment, water sports, tiki bars and more. Meet Bermuda’s dolphin family face-to-face at Dolphin Quest during an exciting dolphin experience – book in advance or check availability on arrival. Enjoy a cozy patio, historic dining room and great live entertainment at The Frog & Onion.
Take the bus back, routes #7 and #8, Dockyard – Hamilton, for a completely different scenic experience.
Dance into the Evening with a Gombey
Harbour Nights take place every Wednesday from 7 to 10pm, on Front Street in Hamilton. During this street festival, join locals and visitors enjoying artisan stalls, snacks, cultural samples and experiences. Patios and shops along Front Street and beyond are open late. When the Gombey’s make their grand entrance, dance right alongside them all the way down the road! Feel the islands rhythm and vibe, in this exciting tradition.
The last Harbour Nights takes place September 4th.
Be Your Own Captain
Snorkel, Cliff Jump and More…
Imagine the freedom of taking your own boat out for the day and exploring Bermuda’s islands and inlets. Rent your own boat with K.S. Watersports. This unique, safe and fun experience out on the water is a great way for the whole family to spend the day together. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced boat operator, ask about the right type of rental boat for you. A detailed orientation will be given and safety gear is always provided. Get out and have some fun, Captain!
Unlock The Secrets of The Bermuda Triangle
Ocean Discovery Centre @ Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI)
The Ocean Discovery Centre is the ultimate destination for all things Triangle-related with something to interest and enthral all audiences and age groups – from true sceptics to true enthusiasts of the paranormal. This is the place to find answers to one of the biggest mysteries of all time.
Just a 15 minute walk from Hamilton or take the Bermuda Triangle Tram from the Ferry Terminal, Front Street.
Swizzle inn and Swagger Out
Sip On And Be Dazzled By Bermuda’s Most Iconic Drink – Rum Swizzle.
Once you have vested Crystal Caves, walk on over to Swizzle Inn, Bailey’s Bay, Bermuda’s oldest pub and home to our national drink the Rum Swizzle created in the early 1900’s. This potent punch is crafted with Gosling’s gold and black rums, orange and pineapple juice, Angostura bitters, and a syrupy sweetener called Falernum. If you’re in the west end of the island, visit the Swizzle Inn South Shore. Both pubs are famous for their great atmosphere, originality and renowned food and drink.
Bus Route #1, #3, #10 & #11 St George’s-Hamilton all pass the Bailey’s Bay Locations and Route #7 Hamilton – Dockyard passes the South Shore location.
Visit Bermuda’s most famous pink sand Beach
A Fish Sandwich In One Hand, A Cold Drink In The Other And Your Toes In Pink Sand.
Surely you have heard of the most famous beach in Bermuda, Horseshoe Bay Beach. The tales are true! Pink sand, crystal blue waters, intricate coves, and the famous beach could never be complete without Rum Bum Beach Bar, where you can enjoy a cold drink, delicious food, rent snorkel equipment, chairs and umbrellas. Get out and enjoy the most talked about pink sand beach in the world!
Take Bus Route # 7 Hamilton – Dockyard.