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Address: Shelly Bay Park | 55 North Shore Road, Bermuda
Phone Number: 441-293-7208
Activities: Swimming, Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: A beach-lover's delight, featuring pale pink sands and calm waters.

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I am writing again because this beach had some poor reviews lately and so I wanted to balance the views. I believe one of the reviews talked about litter on the beach and glass... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Katie906
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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We came here for a few hours. It's a nice beach with a park right next-door. The beach had a lot of seaweed and trash on it. Maybe it was brought in due to the presence of wind. This beach could do with a shower and working public, toilets. We will come back and give it another go.

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a great beach for kids. It has a playground and at low tide its a perfect wading spot for children as you can walk out so far! The beach needs a little tidy up though as its a bit overgrown and rundown. Regular maintenance would make this spot outstanding!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This would have been a beautiful beach if it weren't for the trash on the shore. The beach itself has a little too much rock and seaweed for my taste. But a few feet in the water, the sand is soft and the water is clear shallow and calm.

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St. Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The water was nice and the beach was not crowded at all, but it wasn't very clean. There was a lot of glass on the beach, but not just sea glass. Like actual broken glass that could cut you while walking barefoot. It was right next to the railway trail, which was nice to walk, but not a whole lot... More 

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Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Shelly Bay is a great place to go with small children. You can put your beach blanket down under the palm trees for shade and explore the shallow water and beach on one side and the playground on the other side. We have been many time with our 3 and 5 year old and spent all day there. It doesn't... More 

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Dixon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Shelly Bay has calmer water for kids and elderly. There is also a playground area for children looking for activities other than the water.

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I am writing again because this beach had some poor reviews lately and so I wanted to balance the views. I believe one of the reviews talked about litter on the beach and glass in children's playground but it appears this was just aft a bank holiday on the island and so maybe not surprising. It has been cleared up... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Lovely little find just off the main road with children's playground area but no other amenities As we found with all beaches in Bermuda thee is a lot of glass around so be careful Free entry and easily accessible from the bus route

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This beach was very calm and shallow, crystal clear water. There were only 3 other people there as opposed to horseshoe bay which was packed and hectic. Just took the public bus there. Only reason I did not give it 5 stars is no public restrooms. Nice playground there though.

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went to this beach after visiting the zoo because it was considered kid friendly. The playground was where the kid friendly ended. There is a vacant building adjacent with broken windows/doors/beer bottles. There were no changing facilities. The beach with strewn with floating debris. The waves were more than a 4 year old could manage. I will allow that... More 

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Address: Shelly Bay Park | 55 North Shore Road, Bermuda
Phone Number: 441-293-7208
Location: Caribbean  >  Bermuda  >  Hamilton Parish

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