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Tobacco Bay

Certificate of Excellence
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Address: # 1 Coot Pond Road, St. George GE 03, Bermuda
Phone Number:
+1 441-705-7263
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

2016 Certificate of Excellence Winner & voted as the #1 Visitor...

2016 Certificate of Excellence Winner & voted as the #1 Visitor Attraction in Bermuda, Tobacco Bay's pristine beauty is only rivaled by her impressive cultural, historical, ecological and economic impact on Bermuda since 1609. Uncover the understated significance this local treasure has played in helping America during crucial periods via the infamous GunPowder Plot, timely Tobacco trade and shipping of survival goods to Virginia via the Deliverance. Truly a bucket list on any visit to Bermuda, Tobacco Bay, operated by a new local company of tourism professionals, Beach Boys Ltd., takes pride in executing a fun, attentive, friendly, full service concession year round, day into the early evening. With the aim of adding value, cool choices and quality to the Tobacco Bay experience now offering: - Full Facilities including showers, lockers, universal access washrooms and change rooms - Complimentary wifi to stay connected - Live local art performances, workshops and demos daily - Beach bar with signature cocktails and daily specialities - Beach bar cafe open daily with tasty, quick and fresh food - Fully serviced beach providing sun loungers and fun water sports including world class snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, underwater Seadoos - Sunset performances with reggae band every Monday & Thursday evening - Bonfire performances with acoustic guitar and full reggae band Friday & Saturday evenings - Sunday Beach Parties showcasing the island's top DJs and promoters - Sunday noon Primal Beach Flow classes, mixing martial arts, yoga and natural movement - Beach Bus Party Shuttles from Paget, Hamilton and Aquarium, every Saturday/Sunday - Area tours by mountain bike, motorbike and walking through nearby attractions, The Unfinished Church, Gates Bay, Fort St.Catherine, Achilles Bay and more - * NEW THIS SUMMER * All Day, All Inclusive, Island Tours to Tobacco Bay! -- Round Trip from Dockyard every morning at port debarking area -- Return from Tobacco Bay every afternoon in time for dinner -- Tour through Horseshoe Bay, Tucker's Town, Swizzle Inn & UNESCO St.George's -- Signature cocktail and souvenir cup on arrival with discount refills -- Lunch - any menu item -- Water sports - any menu item -- Sun lounger w/ beverage table -- Chance at Daily Enter to Win Prizes Tickets available at the Island Tour Centre in Dockyard and Visitor Information Centre

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Don't miss the sunset!

My husband and I just returned from a week in Bermuda. One of our favorite memories of our trip was watching the sunset while sipping our first rum swizzle. This is the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 10, 2016
Rapid City
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went in February so it was very quiet and unfortunately the cafe was closed by the time I arrived (at 5 PM). The water was very blue and it was a beautiful location to watch the sunset. It seemed quiet shallow so I would return to go snorkeling. It's like having your own private bay with beach cafe. A... More 

Thank Sarah G
Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

History with Ben Franklin and getting smuggling. Lovely sunset. We were two of just a handful of people there.

Thank Jennifer L
McGaheysville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My now wife and I love this location. If you go over to the right side opposite of the beach you can swim out to a private island. They also have several small beaches you can swim to along the golf course. Now the course is 15 plus feet above you so as you relax and enjoy the sun you... More 

Thank Stephen N
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we were the only people venturing here in early Feb, this was just a wonderful place to spend a day relaxing in the sun. The water was not warm ( unsurprising for Feb) but was crystal clear. The setting idyllic and I could imagine a really cool place to hang out during the hotter summer months.

Thank Cuckooscot
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up the hill from St. George and back down to Tobacco Bay beach. It truly is a beautiful spot... but when we were there the little bar had a guy playing annoying loud music and the beach was crowded. Perhaps a cruise ship in port? We only spent an hour there before we decided to find somewhere a... More 

Thank kpummill2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

This is a great beach with clear waters that is great for snorkeling and swimming for young children and adults with a great beach bar.

Thank G R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

If you walk from St George's past the Unfinished Church towards Fort St Catherine's you'll discover Tobacco Beach . If you don't want to walk catch one of the St George’s Minibus Service’s vehicles. The bay is protected by Daliesque limestone rock formations and good for snorkeling with colourful tropical fish like parrotfish and sergeant majors. The calm, relatively shallow... More 

Thank easterntreker
Rapid City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

My husband and I just returned from a week in Bermuda. One of our favorite memories of our trip was watching the sunset while sipping our first rum swizzle. This is the off-season, so we nearly had the place to ourselves. Our bartender, Gus, was a great ambassador of Bermudian friendliness, going above and beyond to add fun and information... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We have seen this beach earlier in the year when it was full of activity. Nice bay with secluded white sand beach. Music and food and drink make it a happening place. In November it was still open but few people as swimming is really out of season. Beautiful place to visit, relax talk to the locals or tourists.

Thank Henry5835
Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Tobacco Bay continues to be a stunning destination. Make an effort to catch a sunset here. For the first time in years facilities were open during low season with a bar and beach equipment for rent. Free wi-fi also available.

Thank RedmooseNH

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