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Three hotels line this beach, making it popular with tourists; you might want to avoid this place if you're not into the Spring Break college kid party scene, which tends to crowd the beach during the Easter season.
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

There is a public access to the impressive beach but much of the beach is taken up by the private facilities of a large resort hotel. Whilst the signs clearly indicate it is private, visitors are allowed to use that part of the beach and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mancman
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice sandy beach with public access down a narrow road between 2 resorts. We ate at one of the hotel restaurants and used their washrooms. The sand at the end of Elbow Resort has totally eroded away so the beach is much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank giffenk
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Our hotel on site provides towels, chairs and umbrellas and many other things to play with in the water. Gracious service and the water is crystal clear and very safe!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen G
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I would never recommend this place. Staff was the WORST I have ever encountered. Was planning on horseshoe bay beach for the day & cab driver told us to go here instead. When I questioned driver about chair availability/ food he said no problem -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colleen M
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We have been very fortunate to visit both Elbow beach club and Coral beach club as guests, the beaches are pristine and the water blue beyond belief. We have also used the public beach between the two beach clubs which requires you to bring your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jacki D
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Beach is ultra clean, not crowded and water not to rough. I would use this beach for swimming and wind sports as it gets a bit breezy at times.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DVANYC
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Close by the beach we were centered at; short walk. It was recommended by friends who spend a fair amount of time in Bermuda, so we went after the cruise ship traffic and tourists had departed in the later afternoon. This is a scenic and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cdpinNYC
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed in the fact that we couldn’t stay here too long. No umbrella, lounge chair rentals. Remote area no sheltered huts, or nowhere to seek refuge from high heat , & sun. Water rough and warnings of under current made us concerned about safety....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eezee-Way
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Elbow Beach is definitely one of the most beautiful pink sand beaches on Bermuda. Unlike some of the other beaches, this one is not still; it has mild Atlantic Ocean waves that are fun for older kids, who like to boogie board. Also, the reefs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lauraaA4986XV
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice time at Elbow beach. The beach is clean and beautiful. The pink sand is amazing !

Date of experience: September 2018
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carolat
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Eezee-Way | Reviewed this property |
No. There is nothing here. You have to sit on your own towel if you thought to bring one. Very remote. Not even enough bush cover to change alongside the beautiful landscape. Too bad they haven’t thought of it yet.
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carolat
August 17, 2018|
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Response from aya33325 | Reviewed this property |
No public bathroom on the beach. There is one beautiful bathroom but it is belongs to Elbow Beach Hotel guests only.
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Michelle028
August 4, 2018|
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Response from willz1971 | Reviewed this property |
Elbow beach to ferry is approx. 15 min drive or 90 min walk. Ferry to Hamilton is another 15 min trip. Hamilton to Elbow beach walking is approx. 3 hours. Take ferry and cab. Enjoy!
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Boardwalk
Boston MA
Deep Nightclub closed? (9 Replies)
Just saw on the Elbow Beach wesirte that the nightclub is closed til further notice. Any idea why and when it will reopen? (I am going in November)
August 04, 2007|
Response fromKDKSAIL|
You might try contacting the LITTLE VENICE Restaurant Group corporate offices at-- E-Mail: info@fourways.bmtim@mef.bm or their Elbow Beah Hotel operations manager, Ennio Lucarini, directly at-- Email: info@lido.bm for more specific information
MoonGirl10027
New York City
Can you rent chairs and umbrellas at elbow beach? (8 Replies)
I'm staying in a B&B within walking distance of Elbow Beach and have been reading the reviews on the listing for it here on TA. Some visitors say they rented umbrellas/chairs while others complained about how there were none available. Which is the case? Can you rent from a nearby resort or something? If so, are they pricey? Considering schlepping my own umbrella if that's the case. Any info much appreciated. Thanks.
July 06, 2015|
Response fromGill F|
We just came back from Bermuda. On Elbow beach there are no brollies to rent unless you pay $75 to the two hotels at either end of the beach....
NickyD0500
Long Island, New York
Taxi Fares 9/2016 (12 Replies)
Hello, I read on the Paget Forum taxi from BDA to Elbow Beach is approx $40. 1- What would the average fare be from Elbow Beach to Hamilton, lets say for example, Flanagan's Pub? 2- Also, is it proper to ask before departing what the fare will cost? 3- Payment in U.S. dollars OK? 4- We've been to islands where the taxi driver will give you his/her cell phone # to call if you need a ride. This is especially true if you tip well. This customary in Bermuda? THANKS
September 01, 2016|
Response fromKDKSAIL|
>>>...I read on the Paget Forum taxi from BDA to Elbow Beach is approx $40...<<< YUP...that's approx. correct..$40 >>>...2- Also, is it proper to ask before departing what the fare will cost? ...<<< You can certainly ask...but the answer is gonna' be pretty much the same. ALL Bermuda taxis are metered. There are no '..gypsy cabs..' in Bermuda nor do they '..negotiate..' fares.....nor will Bermuda taxi drivers take you on the '..scenic route..' (unless...More