Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda

Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda

WHERE: Stretching along the shores of the bustling parish of Southampton, Horseshoe Bay Beach is perfectly positioned for that authentic Bermuda experience. Picture crystal clear waters set in front of a plethora of local bars and restaurants.

H2O: Sparkling Topaz

SAND TONE: Rose Gold

HOW: If you’re staying in Southampton, you certainly won’t have to venture far from your lodgings to get here. Yet if you’re visiting this beach from another part of Bermuda, cruising across the ocean by boat is the best way to reach it.

WHY: Voted one of the top ten beaches in the world in 2013, the beauty of Horseshoe Bay Beach speaks for itself. But aside from its looks, it was the vibrant energy of this beach that captured our hearts. You’ll often see visitors conquering the sea that’s to the array of water activities on offer, followed by a sundowner at one of the many bars that overlook the sands.

STAY: With so many boutique hotels right on the sea front, you don’t need to venture far to find somewhere to stay here. And for complete luxury just footsteps away from Horseshoe Bay, head to the stunning Fairmont Southampton resort. Here you can absorb the paradisiac charms of this island retreat before soaking in some traditional Bermuda nightlife.

WHEN: Temperatures in Bermuda are pleasant all year with slightly cool breezes in the winter months. Bermuda’s beach season kicks off in May, when the waters are warm enough for swimming and the beach becomes a fantastic sunbathing spot.