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“Fantastic Snorkelling not so great beach”
Review of Church Bay Beach

Church Bay Beach
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Owner description: Strap on those flippers: the calm, sheltered waters of the bay make this beach a great place to snorkel.
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Don't come here if you are looking to hang out on the beach, its small and lots of stairs to get to the beach. HOWEVER REALLY AWESOME snorkelling with a BEAUTIFUL school of blue parrot fish.. I snorkelled for a bit then headed over to Horseshoe for beach time

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

If you are interested in snorkling and want a memorable experience while visiting Bermuda...HEAD TO CHURCH BAY BEACH. Schedule your visit during "lower" tides and when no ship is in. You stand a good chance of having the entire beach to yourself. Don't a) feel the need to swim far off shore...most of the fish are off the beach to the left in only a few feet of water, b) touch rocks and coral...it will cut you and b) enter the water without water shoes on...the sand can be hiding coral that will cut you and the rocks that you walk on to enter can and will be slippery. The only negative about the beach would be the bathroom facilities. Both the mens and womens were beyond nasty (two years in a row).

Church Bay is an absolute "Do Not Miss" Bermuda experience.

Thank BrettLoehr
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Nice beach but off the beaten track... No facilities, no shade. Snorkel is ok but current so rough that its took away the fun of it all.

Thank MafsIreland
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Church Bay is my favorite Beach in Bermuda. Our family enjoyed the better part of a day here. The adults and my 11 year old were able to snorkel for hours. My youngest was completely entertained playing with all the wonderous aquatic life to be found in the beaches tidal pools. There seemed to be a large volume of seaweed when we visited in June; however once you swam past this mass the ocean was clear as can be. We saw the most magestic fish and the largest variety here in Church Bay. Public Transporation is a breeze and it is very close to the Royal Dockyard for all of you cruisers. My boys even were able to find some pretty neat pieces of seaglass here. I certainly hope to return here someday to this most glorious of settings. Enjoy

2  Thank Steve C
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

fantastic and secluded beach. clear water and room for everyone.
all the beaches are free.
there is a small cart you can rent chairs and umbrelas.
restaurants nearby
safe stairs to go down to the beach
fantastic sand
the view is amazing

2  Thank sporting2013
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