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Summer in Bermuda

Bermuda is open and safely welcoming vaccinated travellers in Summer 2021. Visit our Bermuda-bound Travellers Guide for step-by-step guidance on travelling to and around Bermuda right now. For summertime inspiration and things to do, read on.

With all her beauty and mystique, Bermuda may feel like another world. But pink-sand beaches, island wonders and colourful summer experiences are closer than you may think. You can get here in under two hours from major U.S. East Coast airports, which makes it perfect for a long summer weekend escape. Explore lush terrain and surreal seascapes, relax on the perfect beach and get to know the island's warm culture. The adventure of your dreams awaits. See current flight schedules. Check back monthly for updated information – flights will be added throughout the year.

Summer Fun, Just Your Style

Active ExploringLuxe Island ExperiencesFamily Adventures

Active Exploring
Jump off a cliff in Bermuda
Go Island Hopping & Cliff Jumping

Rent a boat, jet ski or Hobie Wave Catamaran for an afternoon of island hopping. For an added shot of adrenaline, make your way out to Diving Board Island in Paradise Lakes (or Castle Island) for a cliff-jumping session. On Diving Board Island, test your courage from three different jumping-off points – including one with a wooden platform that requires a running start. 

Explore Admiralty House Park

Explore the scenic seaside Admiralty House Parkwhich features hilly waterside trails and the ruins of a building that housed British Royal Navy brass. If you didn't get enough cliff jumping at Diving Board Island, this is also a hot spot for plunging into the turquoise waters. After you dry off, head into nearby Hamilton for an evening of fun.

Warwick Bay in Bermuda's South Shore
Run Along the South Shore

Sticking to your fitness regimen while on vacation has amazing perks, especially in Bermuda. Go for a sunrise jog along the sandy trails that connect the famous pink-sand beaches of the South Shore, from Warwick Long Bay to Horseshoe Bay Beach. Take in stunning coastal vistas and detour into secluded rocky coves, snapping photos as you go. 

Luxe Island Experiences
Eettafel Beach Picnic
Private Beach Picnic

There is no better way to spend an afternoon then at the beach enjoying a summer picnic. It is easier than you think and you don’t have to worry about a thing. Planning is easy when you book through a local outfitter like Eettafel for an all-inclusive experience.

Sail Bermuda in Hamilton Harbour
Full Day Sailing Charter

The clear, calm waters along with wind and weather conditions here are ideal for sailing year-round, but summer beckons with water temperatures averaging85 degrees FahrenheitAs one of the few charter companies that picks up guests in the City of Hamilton, Sail Bermuda makes exploring the island by boat a breeze. Hop aboard Wyuna, its 47-foot catamaran that’s fully outfitted with paddle boards, crystal clear kayaks and snorkel gear, for an unforgettable day under the Bermuda sun.

Blu Bar & Grill
Dine Alfresco

When you dine outdoors on the island, ocean breezes and alluring views pair up with delicious cuisine and drinks to create a dining experience like no other. From beachside to patios overlooking the calm clear water, alfresco dining is a must. Top spots include Blû Bar and Grill, the Lido Complex, The Pink Beach ClubHarry’s Bar, and Ascots at The Royal Palms, other alfresco dining experiences are found throughout the island. Nothing like fresh air and fresh fare.

Family Adventures
Get Sandy at Shelly Bay Beach

This beach is perfect for kids who want to splash around and for parents looking for a little peace and quiet. The water at Shelly Bay Beach is shallow even at high tide, which makes it perfect for snorkelling. Bonus: there's a playground. After a morning on the beach, head to the nearby Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, where the little ones can learn about the sea creatures they just spotted.

Crystal Caves Bermuda
Cool Caves & Ice Cream

For a cool underground adventure, head to Crystal Caves in the afternoon. The refreshing 72-degree air temperature will be a welcome respite after playing in the sun. The kids will love exploring and learning about the mysterious formations. Afterward, reward their curiosity with a tasty frozen treat at nearby Bailey's Bay Ice Cream.

Enjoy Time Together

Before hitting the beach, order take-out for the whole family from Village Pantry in Flatts Village. Call ahead and while the little ones are waiting, entice them with online Bermuda inspired puzzles as well as an art activity book designed by the Bermuda National Gallery. Take a short walk to the dock and dine alfresco. Bonus: Flatts is a perfect setting for a family photo.

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June air temp 27ºC/81ºF, water temp 26ºC/78ºF, underwater visibility 100 ft. |  July air temp 29ºC/85ºF, water temp 28ºC/82ºF, underwater visibility 100 ft. |  August air temp 29ºC/85ºF, water temp 29ºC/84ºF, underwater visibility 75 ft.
Well north of the Caribbean, Bermuda has mild summer temps thanks to the Gulf Stream. For more insider tips on Bermuda's seasons, the Adventure Almanac offers insight into prime months for all of the island's cherished activities. Plus, check out tips on what to pack for your island excursion.

Only in Summer, Only in Bermuda

Bermuda Shopping: Island Finds

1 // Indigo Song Reusable Face Masks, $24 
Indigo Song's beautifully designed face masks feature watercolour images of Bermuda’s flora and fauna printed on 100% cotton voile using plant-based inks. Order online.

2 // Gavin Howarth Print, $25  
Never forget a sunrise, sunset or pink sand beach with a dreamy print from acclaimed island photographer Gavin Howarth. See his scenic series; order by email.
3 // Davidrose Pendant, $160 
Featuring a chrysolberyl catseye, this sterling silver pendant will forever remind you of your time spent time near Bermuda’s turquoise waters. Order online.
 
4 // Coral Coast Swim Trunks, $105 
Made with fiber that’s fashioned from recycled plastic bottles, swim trunks from Coral Coast Clothing feature playful island-inspired prints. Order online.
 
5 // Bermuda Map Melamine Tray, $38    
Perfect for outdoor entertaining this summer, these pieces look like handcrafted ceramic without the weight, breakage or expense. Find at The Island Shop or order online.

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