Major Tourist Attractions: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, Bermuda Aquarium, Bermuda Botanical Gardens, Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Horseshoe Bay
Bermuda is a collection of stunning islands in the Atlantic Ocean; the east coast of America is only a short flight away making it easily accessible for a vacation. It is well known for it’s mysterious namesake the Bermuda Triangle, but don’t worry you definitely won’t get swallowed up on a trip here.
A British Overseas Territory, Bermuda has some interesting English influences, which are noticeable around the island in the form of Red Pillar post boxes and pubs full of pint sized glasses. It is worth noting that Bermudans drive on the left hand side of the road too, the same as the British. Other influences include those from the Caribbean and America.
Relax on one of Bermuda’s famous pink sand beaches or snorkel in the turquoise waters. For those who like to explore, a trip to the Royal Naval Dockyard, including a visit to the National Museum of Bermuda or UNESCO World Heritage Site St George and its fortifications, will tick all the right boxes.
Although cars are not available for tourists to hire, it is easy to get around the island by scooter, bus, or bicycle. Watch out for the pretty pastel colored houses that adorn the tiny roads; you won’t get anywhere in a hurry here and nor would you want to.
From self-catering apartments to luxurious 5 star hotels, Bermuda has a variety of accommodation to suit every type of travelers needs.
Here are some more exciting things to see and do in Bermuda:
- Climb 185 steps to the top of Gibbs Hill lighthouse for some spectacular views across Bermuda.
- Visit the Swizzle Inn for a Rum Swizzle or Dark N’ Stormy, both classic island drinks.
- Cool off with a refreshing dip at the dockyard snorkel park.
- Hire a bike and cycle along the Bermuda Railway trail.
- Lay your towel down at the picture perfect Horseshoe Bay; this sheltered stretch of pink seashore is great for a relaxing day in the sun.
- Go deep underground at the Crystal Caves walk across the underground lake via a floating walk way and gaze at the beauty of the stalactites and stalagmites all around.
- Bermuda is well known for its fish chowder, don’t leave without sampling this delicious local dish.
- Hop on a pink bus to Bermuda’s capital Hamilton for a spot of souvenir shopping.
- Learn about the Bermuda Triangle at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute.
Address: Crown Hill,
16 Middle Rd, DV 03, Bermuda