Located in the North Atlantic Ocean, a short plane ride from major cities in the Northeastern United States, Bermuda is a perfect getaway with plenty of attractions and things to do. They are a British archipelago with superb caves and magnificent pink sand beaches, picturesque towns and historical museums dedicated to its maritime history.
A sense of cheerfulness overwhelms you when you step off the plane or cruise ship on the Bermuda shores. Pastel pink and yellow houses with white roofs, calm turquoise waters, a friendly population and a pleasant climate make your stay all the more pleasant and make you want to come back.
History and culture
For over four centuries, Bermuda has hosted cultures from all over the world. They participated in the most crucial moments in history. The result is a long and interesting story that continues to be told and celebrated today. It is a land where you will discover many aspects of history, from maritime heritage to British colonial traditions and the colorful customs of the islands. Also discover Bermuda's historic churches, gardens, forts, estates, fashion, festivals and museums in a friendly and fascinating environment.
During your stay in Bermuda, here are some must-see places that you cannot miss.
Bermuda's capital defines the island with a cosmopolitan and energetic vibe. It stands out for its historic buildings and picturesque streets lined with colorful houses that overlook the harbor. This island's cultural and commercial hub offers excellent restaurants, shopping, and numerous museums and galleries. For shopping or an educational stroll, this is the ideal place.
Horseshoe Bay Beach
One of the best beaches in the world is arguably in the parish of Southampton on the south coast of Bermuda. Horseshoe Bay Beach is a bright pink, crescent-shaped beach surrounded by dramatic rock formations that attract hundreds of tourists. During peak season, expect to find this beach crowded, and lifeguards patrolling the area. The resorts located in other parts of the island have beach clubs nearby, with shuttles that transport tourists.
St. Peter's Church, built in 1612, is the oldest Anglican church in continuous use in the Western Hemisphere. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the town of Saint-Georges. The building's simple, yet graceful architecture features 17th century design styles and improvements made over the years.
The hand-carved altar is made of red cedar. It is arguably one of the oldest pieces of Bermuda woodwork. The church has two historic cemeteries, separate for white and black Bermudians, dating back over 300 years.
Bermuda National Museum
Located in the Dungeon Fort of the Royal Naval Dockyard, the National Museum of Bermuda has a powerful collection of artefacts and exhibits that provide insight into Bermuda's maritime history. Built to guard the entire naval base, the fort has seven bastions and ramparts.