Bermuda Beaches: Grape Bay Beach

Grape Bay Beach

If you're looking for a pretty beach in a natural setting, you may want to venture a little off the beaten path to Grape Bay Beach.

Soft white sands and vivid blue waters create a dramatic image at Grape Bay Beach on Bermuda, the perfect environment for a true Caribbean experience.

Although Bermuda has some beaches that are more secluded than Grape Bay Beach the combination of natural setting and other special features offered at this location could be just what the doctor ordered.

Peace and quiet is just one offering you'll find at many of Bermuda's beaches , and you'll find a bit of that style of travel at Grape Bay Beach though you'll never be too far away, either . With cities nearby but not too close you won't lack for anything.

For some visitors a beach's amenities and attractions are important . Others feel that getting the chance to spend a day in the sun and experience seclusion is extremely important . With so many beaches to enjoy Bermuda has plenty to choose from , and you may decide that Grape Bay Beach is precisely the type of beach you most enjoy.


This beach is positioned on Bermuda's eastern coast . You can stay nearby at the Grape Bay Beach Hotel, 0.1 miles away . Grape Bay Beach is near Hamilton , so you can explore the town as part of your day at the beach.

Nearby Hotels

The number of other people sharing the beach can vary widely , depending upon when you visit. You can expect to see travelers who are staying nearby. You'll find a moderate number of hotels located near this beach. Those hoping to stay in this neighborhood can certainly find a spot.

The following table provides a list of hotels near this beach.

Nearest Hotels to Grape Bay Beach Hotel NameDistanceNo. of
Rooms Grape Bay Beach Hotel 0.1 mi. 24 Dawkins Manor 0.3 mi. 8 Horizons & Cottages 0.9 mi. 22 Elbow Beach Club Resort 1.0 mi. 235 Harmony Club 1.2 mi. 68 Waterloo House 1.3 mi. 30 Rosedon Hotel Bermuda 1.3 mi. 47

Amenities and Ambience

The amount of people on the beach depends on the time of day, season, and other factors. Some of Bermuda's beaches may rarely be crowded, while others are often crowded particularly during the high tourism season. An important element to consider when planning a day at the beach may be the size of the crowd you'll be joining, which is important to some vacationers. While some beach goers prefer a crowded beach with lots of activity, others enjoy a quieter beach atmosphere.

Like everything else about Bermuda this beach has a distinctive quality which will be the perfect match for some visitors. The special qualities of this beach are somewhat different from what is offered at the other beaches in Bermuda. The private shores of Grape Bay Beach are ideal for vacationers staying at the neighboring Grape Bay Cottages.


Visiting the seaside can be a wonderful way to get close to some of nature's most beautiful works, and there are also other natural attractions worth seeing. For example, Botanical Gardens, (located 0.5 miles to the northwest of Grape Bay Beach) can add great fun to your day at the beach.

If you're interested in finding out more about the history of Bermuda you'll find some opportunities close by. For example Fort Hamilton is located 1.1 miles to the west of Grape Bay Beach.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones to the beach in the following table.

Attractions Near Grape Bay Beach Attraction NameDistanceDirectionType Botanical Gardens 0.5 mi. NW Natural Attraction Paget Marsh 0.5 mi. SW Natural Attraction Waterville 1.0 mi. W Museum Tarpon Hole 1.0 mi. SW Natural Attraction Fort Hamilton 1.1 mi. W Historical Site Palm Grove 1.2 mi. NE Zoo/Wildlife Sanctuary Session House 1.3 mi. W Historical Site Old Devonshire Parish Church 1.3 mi. N Historical Site Cabinet Building & Cenotaph 1.3 mi. W Historical Site Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity 1.4 mi. W Church


It doesn't matter if it's breakfast, lunch, or dinner , an ideal way to start the day off or end a day at the beach is sometimes visiting a local restaurant , where you'll be able to sample the local cuisine without having to stray too far from the beach.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options.

Restaurants Near Grape Bay Beach Restaurant NameCuisine TypeMeals ServedDistanceDirection La Coquille French lunch & dinner 1.0 mi. NW Cafe Lido Mediterranean lunch & dinner 1.0 mi. SW Horizons American breakfast, lunch, dinner 1.1 mi. SW Paraquet Restaurant Caribbean breakfast, lunch, dinner 1.1 mi. SW Seahorse Grill Contemporary lunch & dinner 1.1 mi. SW Chopsticks Restaurant Chinese lunch & dinner 1.1 mi. W Docksider Sports Bar lunch & dinner 1.1 mi. W The Porch International lunch & dinner 1.2 mi. W

Every location in the world has its own style of cuisine, and Bermuda is no different . A wonderful place to experience delicious local specialty dishes is directly on the beach . Many hotels will prepare a picnic lunch for you , or you can obtain picnic supplies on your way to the beach.

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches besides Grape Bay Beach in Bermuda. You might also enjoy Achilles Bay , situated 8.4 miles to the northeast . Overall, the beach at Achilles Bay is a nice seaside location, but one of the major setbacks is that it can't be reached by bus.

But, if you're interested in a more active beach , you might find that Elbow Beach is just right. It is located 1.1 miles to the southwest.

Travelers may also want to consider Astwood Cove ; it is located 2.3 miles from Grape Bay Beach. Enjoy a private and exclusive setting at Astwood Cove, a lesser known, rocky cove with pristine sands and choppy waters. Perfect for picnicking, hiking, and snorkeling, this beach does not attract many visitors, allowing for a secluded and private setting on the south shore of Bermuda.

There are plenty of activities to choose from in Bermuda , whether you plan to include Grape Bay Beach in your vacation or not.