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The coral reefs make this bay great for snorkeling, but not for...

The coral reefs make this bay great for snorkeling, but not for inexperienced swimmers: the waters can get rough.

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Great Place for Snorkelling

Great Place for Snorkelling.... best when calm seas & you can explore the little boiler coral reefs which are very close to shore.... its also away from the main beaches...i first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Somerset Village, Bermuda
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Somerset Village, Bermuda
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331 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Place for Snorkelling.... best when calm seas & you can explore the little boiler coral reefs which are very close to shore.... its also away from the main beaches...i first used this bay back in the 70's & it never fails to provide enjoyment.

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Thank WishIWasSailing
Miramichi, New Brunswick
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is where everyone on the island says to come to snorkel. Its a little swim out to the reef and don't do it on a windy day, the sand is not a smooth as at Horseshoe Bay but the view is amazing.

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Thank Summer321go
Kendal, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This bay is amazing sometimes very quite always vert nice if you like snorkelling this bay is for you great selection of species and if you go on the tidal side of the coral they are large and even more abundant

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Thank tom c
Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

If you would like to experience snorkeling, without having to go too far out in the Ocean, this is your spot. Reefs are only 10 to 15 feet off shore and full of fish. The beach is small and very quaint. Wonderful location to avoid the heavily crowded tourist beaches.

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Thank ConantheBarbarian_13
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is an area which is excellent for snorkelling, as the shoals offer a good habitat for sea fish and creatures and the water is crystal clear.

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Thank Tyrone S
Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Very close to our hotel. Wonderful snorkelling experience. Also possible to hire beach chairs and umbrellas for those who are not snorkelling.

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Thank Christinatrip
NYC
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

As there are no facilities nearby, you might think twice before bringing children. It is a small beach but no less beautiful than the others. You might have to share the beach with a handful of others. When I was last there, I counted 6! Great for swimming, snorkeling and simply relaxing without it looking like Coney Island

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Thank JayS88
Bermuda
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This beach is not as popular as Horseshoe Bay Beach, but just as pretty if not more so. Often recommended for snorkeling as the boilers and rocks are close to shore. If the wind is from the south or southwest, and moderate the rough water will make snorkeling more difficult and there will be the danger of being washed on... More 

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Thank Greg H
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Of the beaches we visited while in Bermuda, Church Bay is my favorite. This beach is absolutely beautiful, perfect for snorkeling (probably the best), and very low key. Did not want to leave.

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Thank Andrea V
streator, Illinois
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252 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were on a cruise to Bermuda and took the bus to Church Bay. It was our favorite beach on Bermuda. Our trip was the last week of May, and the weather was super wi dy, and the ocean was very rough so we didn't get to,enjoy the beaches and water as we had planned. We left Church Bay and... More 

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