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Tobacco Bay Beach

If you're looking for a chance to get away from it all, you should consider visiting Tobacco Bay Beach.

Tobacco Bay is is a small north-shore beach location only 15 minutes to the northwest from St. George's. When you look out into the ocean, there are several offshore rocks for beachgoers to explore. These rocks provide a haven for all kinds of sea life including snapping turtles, parrotfish, blue angels, and four-eyed butterfly fish. You can also walk out a short distance into the sea and examine the amazing coral grove and all of the animal life there.

Although Bermuda has beaches that are more secluded than Tobacco Bay Beach the natural setting, personality and other features available at this beach might be just what you are seeking.

Seclusion and privacy are part of the draw to Bermuda's beaches , and, of course, Tobacco Bay Beach can provide though you'll never be too far away, either . Cities are close without being too close you won't lack for anything.

You'll easily find beautiful scenery on the beaches of Bermuda , which helps make them popular vacation spots . And, though many of these tropical spots attract visitors , a few draw smaller crowds than others . The nature of each beach is different , and the personality of Tobacco Bay Beach is perfect for some travelers.


You'll find this beach on Bermuda's northern coast , 0.2 miles from Gates Fort. Tobacco Bay Beach is near St. George , so a trip into town is a definite option.

Nearby Hotels

The number of other people sharing the beach can vary widely , depending upon when you visit. There aren't any major hotels in the immediate neighborhood but it is often enjoyed by vacationers from some of the smaller hotels nearby. You'll find a substantial hotels located nearby. Those wanting to stay near this beach have some good options to consider.

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

Nearest Hotels to Tobacco Bay Beach Hotel Name Distance No. of
Rooms Grotto Bay Beach Resort 3.2 mi. 201 Clear View Suites & Villas 4.3 mi. 12 Pink Beach Club 4.5 mi. 113 Grape Bay Beach Hotel 8.2 mi. 24 Rosedon Hotel Bermuda 8.2 mi. 47 Dawkins Manor 8.4 mi. 8 Waterloo House 8.6 mi. 30

Amenities and Ambience

You'll be able to find everything you need to make your beach vacation an unforgettable experience at the Tobacco Bay Beach. There is a beach house with equipment rental for watersports, so you can enjoy the beaches clear blue seas. Getting to Tobacco Bay is a breeze, because you can catch a minibus from the main bus stop, which is about 10 minutes from the beach and only costs $2(USD) per person. You can also get other beach rentals here.

The number of people at the beach is affected by several factors, including the time of day and the time of year. Some of Bermuda's beaches are more crowded than others especially during the high season. One of the key things one should keep in mind when considering a day at the beach might be, at least for some vacationers, the crowds you'll meet. While some prefer a crowded beach filled with people and activity, some prefer to just hear the sounds of the surf.

Like many places in Bermuda this beach has its own personality which will appeal to certain visitors. The special qualities of this beach are somewhat different from many of the other beaches in Bermuda. If you don’t want to be caught up in the crowds, then plan your vacation either before or after the high tourist season, because during this time, Tobacco Bay Beach can get very crowded. These shores also see a lot of action when there are cruise ships calling to port and the passengers come ashore to do a little exploration.


Going to the beach is often a great way to enjoy some nature's most beautiful works, but visitors can also explore other natural attractions that are well worth checking out. For example, Walsingham Nature Reserve, (located 3.1 miles to the south of Tobacco Bay Beach) offers a great addition to your day at the seaside.

Historical attractions like Deliverance provide a great complement to the sands of Tobacco Bay Beach, giving vacationers the chance to learn more about Bermuda without straying to far from the beach.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you won't be far from the items in the following table when you're at this beach.

Attractions Near Tobacco Bay Beach Attraction Name Distance Direction Type Gates Fort 0.2 mi. NE Historical Site Fort St. Catherine 0.3 mi. NE Historical Site Unfinished Cathedral 0.4 mi. SE Church Featherbed Alley Printery 0.4 mi. SE Historical Site Old Rectory 0.4 mi. SE Historical Site Sommers Garden 0.4 mi. SE Zoo/Wildlife Sanctuary Graveyard of St. Peters 0.4 mi. SE Historical Site Bridge House Art Gallery 0.5 mi. SE Bermuda National Trust Museum 0.5 mi. SE Museum Deliverance 0.5 mi. SE Historical Site


If you want to grab a bite to eat around midday , not to worry, this beach has you covered , and you don't have to go far from the shore.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown below.

Restaurants Near Tobacco Bay Beach Restaurant Name Cuisine Type Meals Served Distance Direction White Horse Tavern Caribbean lunch & dinner 0.5 mi. SE Water Street Cafe N.A. varies 0.5 mi. SE Carriage House Steak lunch & dinner 0.5 mi. N.A. Pasta Pasta Italian lunch & dinner 0.5 mi. S San Giorgio Italian lunch & dinner 0.6 mi. S Black Horse Tavern International lunch & dinner 1.8 mi. SE Swizzle Inn Caribbean lunch & dinner 3.2 mi. SW Landfall Caribbean breakfast, lunch, dinner 4.3 mi. SW

There are several types of dining experiences to be enjoyed in Bermuda , but eating at the beach can be especially fun . Many hotels are happy to pack a picnic lunch for their guests , or you can pick up some food en route to the beach.

A lot of beachgoers patronize the snack bar at this beach.

Other Beaches

Those searching for the perfect beach can choose from more than Tobacco Bay Beach when they visit Bermuda. You might also enjoy a visit to West Whale Bay ; it's situated 13.7 miles to the southwest . West Whale Bay Beach is a small area with pink sands, shallow waters, and a rocky cliff behind it. Perfect for watching the migrating whales in the spring, this beach also attracts offshore fishermen, locals, and tourists enjoying a picnic. Low tide is the best time for swimming in the calm waters and a hillside behind the beach provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying the beautiful scenery and experiencing the sunset's radiant glow. Make sure to keep an eye out for migrating whales!

But, if you're interested in a more active beach , you might find that Achilles Bay is just right. You'll find it 0.1 miles to the northeast.

You may also enjoy Shelly Bay ; it is located 4.9 miles from Tobacco Bay Beach. You wont have a problem finding a sunny or shady spot to relax in at Shelly Bay beach. This gorgeous coast

You'll never run out of things to do in Bermuda , and your visit to Tobacco Bay Beach is just one activity you can choose.