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LOVED Tobacco Bay, St. George, Bermuda

My family and I spent the day at the stunning Tobacco Bay! We rented chairs and an umbrella; a... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Ann P
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Good snorkeling! Beautiful beach!

Beautiful beach and the snorkeling was good. Not as nice as Horseshoe Bay, but the water was calmer... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
diana t
,
Marion, Illinois
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**Please be advised of our seasonal closure from Dec 2017 – Spring 2018. Please follow us on Facebook for live updates** 2016 & 2017 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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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St. George GE 03, Bermuda
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

My family and I spent the day at the stunning Tobacco Bay! We rented chairs and an umbrella; a staff member set them up for us. The water was absolutely gorgeous! We swam in the clear water, collected seashells and sea glass and had a...More

2  Thank Ann P
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Dear Ann P, Thanks for relaxing with us at The Bay! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the scenery, food, drinks, and helpfulness of the staff. We look forward to having you back soon! Kind regards, Courtney

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Beautiful beach and the snorkeling was good. Not as nice as Horseshoe Bay, but the water was calmer for snorkeling. Place on rocks to jump off! Water is beautiful!

1  Thank diana t
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Dear diana t, Thanks so much for hanging out with us. It's great to hear that you had fun snorkeling and jumping off the rocks! We hope to have you back again soon. Kind regards, Courtney

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Came here after touring the Crystal Caves. We wanted something smaller than Horseshoe Bay which was packed from armpit to armpit. Not one to lay out and get skin cancer but wanted to explore the under water flora and fish. Could have been a better...More

3  Thank Julie C
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Dear Julie C, Thanks so much for stopping by The Bay. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling excursion with us and that it was a really nice visit for you. We look forward to having you back again - and hopefully soon!...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

This was always a great wee spot for snorkeling....... It now has loud blaring music, the bay is filled with rentable flotation toys etc. you can see the oil film in the water from the spf lotions. Coral is all dead or dying. Not good.More

2  Thank bigyin33
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Dear bigyin33, Thanks for taking the time out to share your review. We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time with us. The beach has been inspected by our Parks dept and we can ensure you that our being here is not...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Tobacco Bay is probably one of the more popular, easily accessible locations for snorkeling/sunbathing. The beach itself is small, and the abundance of people with their rented chairs/umbrellas means you won't have a lot of room to stretch out. But with its bar & live...More

1  Thank Bonnie M
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Dear Bonnie M, Thanks so much for sharing your review! We're happy to know that you enjoyed your day, the space, and the vibes with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our family-friendly beach again soon! Kind regards, Courtney

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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

I need to qualify my review first, I am not a huge beach fan. The perfect beach in my eyes would be one with hardly any people on it. With sand that knew enough to stay off of your towel and out of your bag....More

1  Thank MiloIsKing
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Dear MiloIsKing, Thanks for sharing more about your experience at The Bay. We're happy to hear that you suggest for visitors to stop by and see our water volleyball and amazing scenery. We're also glad to hear that your kids had a great time with...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

The shore excursion team on our cruise recommended Tobacco Bay as one of the best snorkeling places in Bermuda, so we took the ferry to St Georges - with a risk that we might not be able to get on the last ferry back to...More

2  Thank TP1234
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Dear TP1234, Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback. We are sorry to hear that it rained during your visit and that did not enjoy your day with us. We will be sure to bring your concerns to management so that...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

WOW - what a beautiful place ! We visited for a morning and loved it - there were chairs w/umbrellas for rent and there is a concession stand right there with restrooms available. Just a magnificent beach with beautiful views. When I return to Bermuda...More

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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Dear gmm103, We're so happy to hear that you had such a great time with us and that you're excited to visit again during your next Bermuda trip! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Courtney

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

There was something for every age here. Lots of shallow areas for the kids, as well as deep areas for swimming and snorkeling. The water was warm when we were there on June 15th. Very small snack bar, typical burgers and chicken fingers that were...More

Thank mjfster
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Dear mjfster, Thanks for stopping by and enjoying the day with us! We're happy to hear that you loved it and can't wait to have you back - for a full day next time :). See you soon! Kind regards, Courtney

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

The beach area is very tight especially when the cruise ships are there. But when you're in the water it's wonderful. It's shallow with baby powder sand and little waves. However you can swim out to the reef/rock and climb up and jump in or...More

1  Thank Valerie H
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Belcario T, Public Relations Manager at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Dear Valerie H, Thanks so much for highly recommending us! We're happy to hear that you loved swimming, hiking, and dining with us! We'd be delighted to welcome you back again for more sunbathing, volleyball and for you to get more great shots of our...More

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Samtedoliver
January 2, 2018|
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Response from shaman01 | Reviewed this property |
And the restaurant is average! No real beach but beautiful waters
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Samtedoliver
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Response from butterfly4771 | Reviewed this property |
The beach is closed from Dec 2017 to April 16, 2018 according to Tobacco Bay website.
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Aleksandr K
July 7, 2017|
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Response from Belcario T | Property representative |
Hi Aleksandr, Thank you for choosing to plan a trip to Tobacco Bay. There's no need for reservations so please just stop by around 7/7:30 and we'd be happy to host you for drinks. Our bonfires are only on Friday nights... More
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