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Address: Church Bay Park | South Road, Bermuda
Activities: Swimming, Snorkeling
Description: Strap on those flippers: the calm, sheltered waters of the bay make this...
Strap on those flippers: the calm, sheltered waters of the bay make this beach a great place to snorkel.
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Best beach in Bermuda

Church Bay Beach was our favorite place to visit in Bermuda. We parked our scooter, and walked down to see stunning views and, oh yes, no crowds! That meant plenty of sand space... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

There are a ton of waves, so it is very hard to swim. However the view is great, as is the beach. Locals will hold events here during the evenings sometimes

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was my third trip to this specific beach in 5 years, and was not at all what it was my first two trips. It was dirty, with so much trash washed up on the beach and in the rocks I did not even want to take pictures, and amazingly enough, there was an apparently homeless man living tucked away... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Church Bay Beach was our favorite place to visit in Bermuda. We parked our scooter, and walked down to see stunning views and, oh yes, no crowds! That meant plenty of sand space and plenty of fish. We always bring our own snorkeling gear and really enjoyed the variety of fish and lack of other peoples behinds and legs kicking... More 

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
15 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a beautiful beach, but we went for the snorkeling. Not too far out you will notice rocks sticking out of the water. On the beach side of the rocks there are beautiful coral reefs. This was the best place that we found for snorkeling.

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I still prefer the Horseshoe, but Church Bay is very nice as well. Very clean and well cared for. Close to other wonderful areas of interest in Bermuda.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Not marked as a beach on the tourist map perhaps because it is very small at high tide. It was fabulous, so quiet, so clean with brilliant clear warm water. Don't go if you are looking for the tourist trappings as there are none -but well worth a visit.

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Middletown, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

if you snorkel this is the place to go to do just that. It has natural reefs to snorkel to and see the most amazing fish. It's recommended by the locals and It's only 25 minutes away from the cruise ship port .

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Silicon Valley, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I snorkeled Church Bay Beach in early September. The water all over the Island was very calm. There is a reef that is just off the beach that has a lot of sea life. The reef is heavily incrusted with brain corals and smaller hydrazoan (?) corals and there were lots of fish. The marine life I... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a beautiful very quiet beach. I cannot speak about how the snorkeling rated compared to other locations because this was the only place I was able to snorkel but it was great. There were very few people and the beach and the water are glorious. The approach to the beach is a fairly steep set of stairs. There... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We snorkeled here and there is a lot of structure and some fire coral, so watch out. We didn't think it was as good as Tobacco Bay Beach though. Not as many fish around. We went way outside the main area as well and it was pretty rocking with waves. If you stay inside the reef area it's calmer and... More 

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