Save 30% on your Bermuda hotel stay during the island's Splash Sale! See Deals »
Bermuda’s Official Travel Resource Book Now
Article

A Guide to Romance in Bermuda

Bermuda invites romance all year long. With its long days and starry nights, is an ideal time to escape with your special someone, thanks to dreamy weather, lively events and an endless stream of warm-weather attractions.

The Kiss: Moongates

Bermuda moongate

All around Bermuda, you may notice horseshoe-shaped limestone passageways called moongates. As a longstanding island tradition, newlyweds step through them for good luck. But you don’t have to tie the knot to enjoy a moongate – a simple kiss beneath one is romantic enough.

The View: Gibbs' Hill Lighthouse

Gibbs' Hill is one of the world's oldest cast iron lighthouses

Bermuda is bursting with spectacular views. But for a swoon-worthy panorama, climb the 185 steps to the top of Gibbs' Hill Lighthouse. You and your sweetheart will be rewarded with an above-it-all, 360-degree view of sea, sky and surrounding buildings. Learn more about Bermuda's lighthouses

The Walk on the Beach: Jobson's Cove

Hand-in-hand on pink sand, sidled up to the blue ocean with a gentle breeze at your back – a walk on the beach in Bermuda with your sweetheart is the stuff of love songs and romance novels. Almost any stretch of shoreline is likely to impress, but Jobson's Covewith its steep cliffs framing crystal-clear waters and pristine sand, might just take the prize when it comes to romantic vibes.

The Scenic Stroll: Lover’s Lane

The name says it all: Lover’s Lane, located in the lush Paget Marsh Nature Reserve, winds through a cedar- and palmetto-filled forest teeming with wildlife. It's a shady, serene spot to escape with your signficiant other.

The Rejuvenation: Couples’ Massage at Grotto Bay

There’s no shortage of great spa options in Bermuda. But for an unforgettable experience, try a couples' massage at Grotto Bay Beach Resort & Spa's Natura Spa. Located in an ancient cave with shimmering, ocean-fed lakes, the candlelit retreat is like something from a fairy tale. Book a massage for two or another side-by-side treatment in the aptly named Serenity Cave.

The Adventure: Walsingham Nature Reserve

The blue grottos of Walsingham Nature Reserve's Blue Hole Park

Heart-pounding activities can lead to heart-pounding romance. During Tom Moore's Eco Jungle Tour of the 12-acre Walsingham Nature Reserve (Tom Moore’s Jungle to locals) you’ll hike through a leafy forest to Blue Hole Park, where cliff diving and cave swimming await. Walsingham is also home to the Crystal Caves, a subterranean wonderland 30 million years in the making. Fun, romantic fact: When a drop of water falls on you in the cave, it's known as a “cave kiss” and is thought to bring you luck.

The Indulgence: Lili Bermuda

Your sense of smell, thought to be among the most tied to romance, is in for a treat at The Bermuda Perfumery, a long-running perfumery located in the historic Town of St. George. Free tours reveal sensual, island-made colognes powered by local fruit: Bermuda cedar, jasmine and plumeria. Plus, there are scents for both men and women, meaning everyone can go home with a souvenir.

Free tours reveal sensual, island-made colognes powered by local fruit: Bermuda cedar, jasmine and plumeria

The Dinner: Ascots Restaurant

Located in the Royal Palms Hotel, a chic boutique hotel called out by Fodor's and Expedia, Ascots Restaurant dishes up Mediterranean, Bermudian and international cuisine, Executive Chef Edmund Smith focuses on seasonal, local ingredients  island rum in the fish chowder, fresh-picked fruit in the desserts. The restaurant's extensive wine list has earned raves from Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast.

The Nightlife: Hamilton’s Front Street

Feel like dancing the night away? Try the nightlife options on Front Street in the City of Hamilton, where the dance floors fill up with high energy beats and crowds. Cosmopolitan Ultra Lounge & Nightclub offers a lit-up dance floor, video screens and music from top DJs. At Café Cairo, get down inside and then take in some fresh air on the terrace, which overlooks Hamilton Harbour. The large outdoor patio at Red Steakhouse transforms into a party paradise after hours with hot tunes and friendly locals.