Off The Beaten Track – Exploring Bermuda
Go off the grid
For your unique adventure in nature, you’ll want to go off the beaten track. Here are four must-experience spots. Bring your lunch, binoculars, a camera phone and your appetite for hidden natural gems.
Cooper’s Island Nature Reserve
- Cooper’s Island Nature Reserve features 12 acres of unspoiled beauty. The reserve is located at the eastern end of Bermuda in St. David’ On its east is Cooper’s Island Road, which has a stretch of quiet beaches, while on its west sits beautiful Castle Harbour. Clearwater Beach and Turtle Beach, both public beaches, are located next to the reserve; there’s even a seasonal beach house with rentals. Nature trails will appear through a vast stretch of woodland area with introduced botanicals like Brazil pepper, casuarinas and allspice. Bermuda cedars, palmettos and olive woods are being re-introduced to the reserve.
Local Tip: A great way to experience Bermuda’s nature reserves is by guided tour. Hidden Gems of Bermuda is an award-winning all-inclusive eco-tour company that offers a range of excursions for visitors with a passion for nature. Visit exquisite locations and get a taste of Bermuda’s best kept secrets. For more information, visit BermudaHiddenGems.com