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Church Bay

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Type: Bodies of Water
Description: The coral reefs make this bay great for snorkeling, but not for inexperienced swimmers: the waters can get rough.
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Loved the beautiful water, white sand and waves crashing. You will be in paradise. Simply stunning and pristine. Go early in the day

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

beautiful beach. were recommended to go there as it was good for snorkelling and fairly safe. the day we were there the surf was too strong for me to go in although my daughter went in and saw some lovely fish. sitting on the beach you could see the fish at the base of the wave as the wave broke... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Church Bay was one of our favorite spots on out last trip to Bermuda. Bring dog milk bones and small cat treats and the fish will literally eat out of your hands! Within a few minutes beautiful colorful fish were swarming my husband! We couldn't believe how cool this was! MUST DO!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Lovely little beach, never overcrowded. Parrot fish actually come right up the beach. Parasols available for rent. Not much to add really, as with all beached on this island...superb.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Gorgeous little beach!, not super crowded at all, and great swimming & snorkeling!!!.... Can't wait to go back! Amazing!

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is in my view the best on shore snorkelling beach in Bermuda. Fish are large, colourful and numerous and come right up to the beach. A little further out are large, complex reef formations that - unlike the ones close in - have not been damaged by swimmers. Check the wind direction before you go. the prevailing S/SW winds... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Good spot to snorkel, however the beach area is very small and got crowded. Don't be afraid to swim out to the reef, it takes a few minutes but it is well worth it.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Beautiful little beach with great snorkelling close to the shore.... We saw lots of parrot fish and Sargent majors whilst we were there! The beach wasn't that busy either so you had plenty of space to stretch out! Best snorkelling place we have found so far!

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Stratford, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is the favourite for snorkeling according to the locals. We visited on an unusually windy, rough day so it wasn't so good. However if you choose a calm day I think it would be awesome.

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Medford, New Jersey
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98 reviews 98 reviews
26 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Great snorkeling, and great exploring! Keep walking up the beach and you will find mini beaches and secluded ponds to explore. There are some very private coves along the cliffs! Lots of Parrot fish and huge snails!

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