Bermuda is comprised of 181 islands located on the northern tip of the Bermuda Triangle.  This Atlantic Outpost is known for its pink sandy beaches, cerulean waters, shipwrecks & sunken treasures and pastel-colored homes.   Only 21 miles long, this fish hook shaped island has nine parishes and 65,000 residents who have created a strong community built on a rich heritage, history, culture and people.

Find out our favorite places to stay, dine and where to go in this article, The Best of Bermuda!

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Where to Go?

Tour St. George, the UNESCO World Heritage Town with Kristin White, well-known Bermudian who offers historical tours of the town through winding alleyways and landmarks including a visit to St. Peter’s Church and the adjacent burial grounds for slaves and free blacks. Check out her store too while in St. George! 

And stop by Lili Bermuda perfumery at Stewart Hall, an 18th century home and garden, where fragrances are created inspired by the Island’s flowers and natural beauty.  Grab a bite at Wahoo’s Bistro & Patio for tacos or Mama Angie’s Coffee Shop for a fish sandwich.

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art – visit the Art Gallery & the Botanical Gardens with Bermuda inspired art and lovely gardens.  Learn more about the local culture and creative workshops.

Dive, Snorkel & Water Sports with Blue Water Divers & Watersports

Spent a half day on a two-tank dive to Humpback Coral Reef and Constellation & Montana Site where we saw three shipwrecks.  In the past 400 years, about a thousand vessels have wrecked on the reefs surrounding Bermuda. 

Photo Credit: Dwayne Basden Instagram @Basdencam

Captain and Owner Chris has a fantastic crew and our experience was top-notch.  The crystal clear waters and the healthy reef created excellent conditions for dives.

Royal Naval Dockyard:  This area includes the Royal Dockyard, The Keep Citadel, Casemate Barracks, and a burial ground for the British Navy dating back to the 1700’s.  Be sure to visit the Commissioner’s House, where the British National Museum showcases ancient coins, maritime art, rare books. Learn about the history of the island, transatlantic slave trade and naval impact on Bermuda.

Don’t Miss! the mural of the story of Bermuda, The Hall of History by Graham Foster ).  Stop to buy some local art at the Art Collective representing many local artists, like Christopher Manson and others.  There are cafes, and more shops in the Clocktower Mall.  The Jon Faulkner Gallery showcases a variety of ceramic forms created by Jon that are inspired by the Bermuda coastline.

Pink Sandy Beaches:  Bring your swimsuit and towel (and sunscreen!) and head for Horseshoe Bay or Warwick Beach.  Elbow Beach has one of the nicest pink sand beaches too.  There’s a trail along the beaches to follow –  check with the tourism office for more details.

Crystal Caves:  Deep pools and passageways underground with stalactites and helictite formations reflected in the lake.

Walk Hamilton:  Walk along Front Street and around the block to Church Street passing the House of Assembly and The Cabinet Office on Parliament Street.  Most of the shops and restaurants are within these three blocks.  Stroll through Queen Elizabeth Park between Queen Street and Bermudiana Road.  Don’t Miss!  The art on the 2nd floor of the City Hall & Arts Center.

Harbor Cruise Tour:  Sign up for a Harbor Cruise Tour and see the beautiful Bermuda mansions along the waterfront.

Wild Herbs and Plants of Bermuda with Doreen Williams-James : Find out about the flora of the island on a Wild Edible Tasting Tour, Five Senses Wild Edible Herbal Tour and private foraging excursions.  Doreen is deeply rooted in Bermuda, connected to nature and very knowledgeable. 

Take a Catamaran Sunset Cruise with Rising Son : Sign up for a snorkeling, kayaking adventure.  Captain “Squid” and his dog Westley entertain guests and help everyone to have a great time with good music and a rum swizzle. Email: to book a reservation.

Golf!  There are 8 golf courses on Bermuda and we visited the Port Royal Golf Course that overlooks the Southern coast – stunning! 

Deep Sea Fishing with Sea Wolfe:  Fish for tuna, wahoo, marlin with Captain Russell Young

Sail with Native Spirit Charters: through the harbour, anchor in a bay, enjoy Bermudian rum cake while you relax in a hammock

Railway Trail:  a great place to walk, jog and cycle, as the route continues throughout the island.

Lighthouses:  Visit Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, built in 1846 and made of cast iron with 185 steps to the top, opening up to 360 degree views of the island.

Fort Hamilton:  Sits high above Hamilton with phenomenal views and a garden with flowers and green lawn.

Festivals & Events:  Visit the tourism site to find out dates for the local festivals and events.  One festival to watch for is the Gombey Dancing where locals wear costumes and entertain with traditional dancing.

Where to Stay?

Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa

Tucked away on the Southeast corner of the island, Cambridge Beaches Resort has waterfront cottages with old world charm.  Our Westerly Suite had a magnificent view of Long Bay. 

The one Bedroom Water View Suites are scattered throughout the property offering either a picturesque view of Mangrove Bay, a breathtaking sunset view of Long Bay, or an ocean view of the Atlantic.

The interior boasts a spacious bedroom with a king-size bed (or two twin beds, plus sofa bed if requested), a separate dressing area, and a spacious living room. The large stone tiled bathroom comes in three different styles: Whirlpool tub and separate walk-in shower; soaking tub and separate walk-in shower; or soaking tub and shower combination. The patios or balconies are furnished with chaise lounge chairs, table, and chairs.

General Manager Clarence Hofheins shares, “our  property is steeped in tradition and Bermuda history, Cambridge Beaches has been a treasured destination for oceanfront escapes since 1923. With authentic cottage accommodations, dedicated service, and a wealth of amenities – there’s truly no better way to experience the luxuries of Bermuda.”

Dine Accessible by land or by sea, three defined culinary experiences feature the best of Bermuda cuisine – with views to match.

  • Breezes:  Dine beachside by candlelight in this open-air restaurant with expansive views.  Menus are island inspired – open for lunch and dinner.  Keep a lookout for Longtail Birds, Grey Herons, and even sea turtles while you dine.
  • Shutters:  Shutters surrounds an infinity-edge swimming pool overlooking the shimmering waters of Mangrove Bay, with classic Bermudian cocktails and daily lunch. Toast with a Dark & Stormy while surveying the gentle sway of sailboats in the harbor.
  • Port O’Call:  Fully shaded and tropical in feel, Port o’ Call is the indoor and terraced dining option, serving a signature fresh breakfast daily. A place to peacefully energize before starting your day, the restaurant overlooks the Cambridge Beaches Dock, and is accessible by boat.
  • Private Dining at Turtle Cove Beach: Book ahead for a private beachside dining experience.


Relax, restore, and reach a state of absolute tranquility in the Ocean Spa – treatments include Ayurvedic Energy Massages and spa features include a relaxation pool, sauna, whirlpool, experience suites with steam rooms, cooling mist room and a rainfall shower.

On our next visit to Bermuda, we hope to stay at these properties and share our reviews:

  • Rosewood Bermuda – located near Tucker’s Point, billionaire’s row, this high-end resort has a golf course, beach club and plenty of areas to explore on their 240 acres property.
  • St. Regis Bermuda – one of the newest properties in Bermuda on the north tip near St. Georges. Soon to have the only casino in Bermuda!
  • The Reefs
  • Pompano Beach Club – perched high above the Atlantic Ocean with incredible views.  Great place to stay for families with an adult pool and kiddie pool, as well as a private beach. Owned by an American family for decades.
  • Hamilton Princess – located in the heart of Bermuda’s capital town of Hamilton – easy to walk to shops, restaurants. Be sure to visit to see their original art by well known artists like Warhol and Picasso adorning hallways and public spaces, as well as hotel rooms and suites.
  • The Loren
  • The Ledgelets Cottages

More places to dine – we will try these on our next trip!

  • Huckleberry for fine-dining
  • Woody’s for fish sandwiches
  • De Island Shack
  • Island Fresh Bermuda for those seeking to eat local and enjoy restaurant-curated meals in their home rentals. 
  • Crown & Anchor at Hamilton Princess Hotel
  • Pink Beach Club – great ambience while dining at The Loren
  • Harry’s for private dining
  • Sul Verde at Tucker’s Point
  • 1609 to dine al fresco
  • M Soares and Son for best local fish
  • Mr. Chicken for best burgers in Bermuda
  • Delicious for best sandwiches
  • Hill Top Farms to pick up local produce in Southampton
  • Conos Locos – look out for this food truck on the island – great tacos!
  • Miles Market for lunch on the go
  • Devil’s Isle for best salads
  • Om Juicery for veggie lovers
  • Tuck Shop for best island sweets – cakes, tarts!
  • Brew for best cup of java
  • Bouchee for breakfast


  • Lemoncello for Bermuda cedar gifts
  • @giftdecorbda for handcrafted gifts and décor
  • The Island Shop for Bermuda-inspired gifts by artist Barbara Finsness – located on Queen Street 
  • Lili Bermuda – best perfumery on the island! Say hello to Isabelle, owner and founder and stop by for tea in her garden on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Be sure to book a reservation.
  • Long Story Short – wonderful boutique shop in St. Georges supporting the local community – artists, writers & more – say hello to owner, Kristin White.
  • Bermuda Born – best handbags on the island, hand cut and stitched with the stamp “Bermuda Born”
  • Avrel Rose Zuill at Davidrose – best jewelry on island on Front Street in Hamilton
  • TABS for Bermudian Shorts on Reid Street in Hamilton.
  • Della Valle Sandals – handmade leather sandals customized to your feet within one hour, on Queen Street.

How to Get Around?

There are many ways to get around Bermuda including the public bus, walking, taking a taxi, using the Hitch app, scooter or electric car rentals.

Our preferred way to get around is to hire a transfer and limo service.  We highly recommend these two companies below – they have been established for over 20 years and provide high quality transportation services including tours, airport transfers and excellent service!  Both companies use covid safety practices to keep customers and staff safe.

CEO Transport Ltd.

Book a reservation calling US Toll-Free +1 (855) 859-6454 or email:

Our driver Lloyd shared with us “We employ a versatile fleet of clean, air conditioned vehicles with unlimited passenger capacity. Our drivers are well dressed, courteous and knowledgeable of the entire island; they are often called the true ambassador of Bermuda.  Be it the lone business traveller, a couple of honeymooners or a mega-group of conventioneers, CEO transport Ltd. has both the know-how and resources to meet your needs.”

CEO Transport shared local insights and transferred us around to the South end of the island in a comfortable vehicle with air conditioning.

A+ Transport Services

The President of A+ is Mr. Caesar has earned awards from Bermuda’s Tourism and their drivers and guides are Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTAs) and Bermuda Blue Flag Tour Guides (BBFTGs).

A+ Transport gave us a tour of the northwest end of the island from St. Georges to Tucker Point, and dropped us off at the airport. They are professional, punctual and attentive to each guests needs. Good to note: A+ Transport Services offers an ADA ramp for wheelchairs.

Ready to Book? 

Email info@stoneluxurytravel to book this trip.  Stone Luxury Travel is an affiliate of Largay Travel, member of Virtuoso Travel – leading travel brands in the world.

Acknowledgements: Global Adventuress thanks those mentioned in this article for hosting us during our stay.  Thanks to our concierge at Cambridge Beaches Resort and to The Bermudian for their recommendations – many mentioned in this article.