Bermuda travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bermuda

Originally populated as a British colony, this little island has influences from Africa, the Americas and Portugal, making it a true center for cultural diversity.

What to do in Bermuda

1. Walk Around Hamilton

The capital of Bermuda is full of life and pastel colors. Check out the harbor area, visit the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, and go up the tower for panoramic city views.

2. Relax at Horseshoe Bay and Elbow Beach

Bermuda's well-renowned pink sand beaches are a sight to be seen. Relax and suntan at the beach, go for a swim in the warm water, and for a special treat, get a pampering by staying in a resort.

3. Visit Crystal Cave

Go underground and follow the walkway for a visit of the Crystal Cave. After the 45min tour, head to Fantasy Cave for more stalactites.

4. Explore the Blue Hole Park

The Blue Hole Park is a nature reserve with greenery, caves and a lagoon where dolphin shows used to take place.

5. Try to Find an Underwater Shipwreck

There are over 20 ships that have sunk over the years in the waters all around Bermuda: snorkeling and diving are a great way to try finding them. One of the most famous ships is that of Cristobal Colon and can be found north of St. George's Island.

1. Walk Around Hamilton

The capital of Bermuda is full of life and pastel colors. Check out the harbor area, visit the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, and go up the tower for panoramic city views.

2. Relax at Horseshoe Bay and Elbow Beach

Bermuda's well-renowned pink sand beaches are a sight to be seen. Relax and suntan at the beach, go for a swim in the warm water, and for a special treat, get a pampering by staying in a resort.

3. Visit Crystal Cave

Go underground and follow the walkway for a visit of the Crystal Cave. After the 45min tour, head to Fantasy Cave for more stalactites.

4. Explore the Blue Hole Park

The Blue Hole Park is a nature reserve with greenery, caves and a lagoon where dolphin shows used to take place.

5. Try to Find an Underwater Shipwreck

There are over 20 ships that have sunk over the years in the waters all around Bermuda: snorkeling and diving are a great way to try finding them. One of the most famous ships is that of Cristobal Colon and can be found north of St. George's Island.

When to visit Bermuda

If you are heading to Bermuda for a beach vacation, the best time to visit are the months of June to September as these are the summer months with warm weather.

How to Get to Bermuda

Entry requirements

Citizens of the USA, Canada and the UK can enter Bermuda by simply showing a valid passport on arrival. Citizens of any other countries will need a visa prior to arrival.

Plane

Flying is the main mode of transport to the island and the international airport is L.F. Wade International Airport. Nonstop flights are available from various cities in the USA with American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta Air Lines, from Canada with Air Canada and WestJet, and from London with British Airways.

Boat

While there are no ferries that run regularly from neighboring countries, cruise ships often stop in Bermuda, especially during the summer months.

Entry requirements

Citizens of the USA, Canada and the UK can enter Bermuda by simply showing a valid passport on arrival. Citizens of any other countries will need a visa prior to arrival.

Plane

Flying is the main mode of transport to the island and the international airport is L.F. Wade International Airport. Nonstop flights are available from various cities in the USA with American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta Air Lines, from Canada with Air Canada and WestJet, and from London with British Airways.

Boat

While there are no ferries that run regularly from neighboring countries, cruise ships often stop in Bermuda, especially during the summer months.

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Where to stay in Bermuda

Hotels and private apartments are both accommodation options in Bermuda, but it is also possible to rent a room from a private beach club, which allows guests the use of their facilities, including the swimming pool and tennis court.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bermuda

How to Get Around Bermuda

Public Transportation

The island is serviced by a very good network of buses and ferries that can transport passengers all around the island. Transport passes are available for durations of up to 7 days for short term visitors and include unlimited travel in that time.

Bus

Buses connect the whole island, passing through Hamilton. The direction is indicated with a painted pole, in which pink is for a bus going to Hamilton, while blue is the color for buses leaving Hamilton. Buses are all air conditioned and are used by both locals and visitors, with trip frequencies typically ranging from every 15-30min. Please note that large amounts of luggage are not allowed on buses.

Car

Car rentals are not available for foreigners on the island. However, taxis are often used to get around and they all have metered fares. Mopeds and motorized bicycles are available for rent and are a common method of transport for those who want to move around independently.

Boat

Ferries are available to transport passengers between the Hamilton Harbor, Somerset, the Royal Naval Dockyard and St George. Ferries typically run every 30min.

Public Transportation

The island is serviced by a very good network of buses and ferries that can transport passengers all around the island. Transport passes are available for durations of up to 7 days for short term visitors and include unlimited travel in that time.

Bus

Buses connect the whole island, passing through Hamilton. The direction is indicated with a painted pole, in which pink is for a bus going to Hamilton, while blue is the color for buses leaving Hamilton. Buses are all air conditioned and are used by both locals and visitors, with trip frequencies typically ranging from every 15-30min. Please note that large amounts of luggage are not allowed on buses.

Car

Car rentals are not available for foreigners on the island. However, taxis are often used to get around and they all have metered fares. Mopeds and motorized bicycles are available for rent and are a common method of transport for those who want to move around independently.

Boat

Ferries are available to transport passengers between the Hamilton Harbor, Somerset, the Royal Naval Dockyard and St George. Ferries typically run every 30min.

The Cost of Living in Bermuda

Eating out in Bermuda will cost around 35 BMD (35 USD) per person for an inexpensive meal, and around 60 BMD (60 USD) per person for a mid-range meal. A one-way ticket for public transport is usually around 5 BMD (5 USD), while a weekly bus and ferry pass costs around 70 BMD (70 USD). US Dollars are commonly accepted around the island, and credit cards are widely accepted in most hotels, restaurants and establishments.