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Address: Church Bay Park | South Road, Bermuda
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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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Beautiful little beach

Happened upon this beach while out walking. Small but stunning. Young man there catching fish. Apparently very good for snorkeling.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Kingston, Canada
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Kingston, Canada
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Happened upon this beach while out walking. Small but stunning. Young man there catching fish. Apparently very good for snorkeling.

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Thank LuvGettingLost
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Great location for snorkelling, although each time we visited the waves were strong, would recommend taking fins/flippers. Much quieter than Horseshoe Bay as not many tourists know about this location.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

But be careful, water can be treacherous . It will take you in, rough waters. But spectacular! We rented scooters to be able to go to a lot of the areas sights.

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Thank Patricia S
florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

This spit has great fish and small reefs. The Parrott fish are brilliantly colorful. And there are many other species here. There can be a strong undertow if it is choppy.

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Johnson City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

There are ALOT of stairs and a hill to get to them. You have to be able to walk a bit but it Is worth it especially in the summer!!! To Snorkel it (with your back to the cliffs) Start by going along the rocks on the left to the end then around the bend just a little. Then go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a nearby hotel, Fairmont Southampton, and took the bus from our hotel to Church Bay beach. It was a quick 15 minute ride. The church is secluded below, down some wooden steps, amongst large volcanic rocks, cacti, shrubs, and a small shoreline. The purpose of visiting this beach is surely for snorkeling and exploring the rocks and... More 

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MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

A very relaxing quiet beach. It isn't very big, but we liked the privacy. We were the only ones there. We stayed and watched the sun set.

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Thank MaSam
Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This beach is not that big but still a nice beach, the path down from the road and the steps down to it are not to long or steep. The beach has rock at the back of it , it slopes away fairly steep into the water, there is also a lot of rocks just in and around the shallow... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This beach has the best snorkeling on the south shore beaches. It is also small and popular so it fills up with a lot of people for it's size. There is a stinky port-o-let type of bathroom available as well.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Church Bay was a hidden gem. It is a little cove with gentle waves and sparkling clear waters. The rocks close to shore provide a nice substrate for algae to grow and attract Sergeant Major and Parrot fish. It was a wonderful place to see the sea life up close without having to be an expert swimmer, although you can... More 

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