One of the prettiest islands in the world
The sub-tropical island of Bermuda is unquestionably one of the world’s prettiest islands with its pink-sand paradise and turquoise coves, quaint cottages and rich colonial heritage. Here you will find swanky clubs to friendly neighbourhood pubs. The ultra-exclusive Martini Bar and suave classy lounge action of the Barracuda Grill is a must.
If you like to indulge in a little golf then Bermuda is a golfer’s heaven with 7 championship courses each offering a stunning array of challenges. Nov- Mar offers perfect golfing conditions. In fact Bermuda offers everything from Designer Spa’s, wonderful cuisine to diving one of the 400 historic shipwrecks and much more.
Time Difference: GMT -4 hours
Currency: Bermudian Dollar
Hottest part of the year is May – Oct and winter months are still pleasant at around 70 degrees. Hurricanes are not as prevalent as in the Caribbean, but they do occasionally visit every seven years or so.
Bermudan beaches are famous for their fabulous soft pale pink coloured sand. Beaches range from stunning secluded coves such as Astwood Cove or, for the more adventurous, Admiralty House Park Beach where you can try cliff jumping and rock climbing.
With no less than six world class golf courses, Bermuda is a golfer’s nirvana. Courses feature challenging terrain, fantastic greens and stunning ocean views. Some of the best courses are at Belmont Hills Golf Course, Mid Ocean Club and Ocean View Golf Course.
Bermuda Botanical Gardens
36 acres of beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees situated one mile from the city of Hamilton. Of particular interest is the sensational collection of orchids. There’s also a flowering hibiscus garden as well as banyan trees and huge ficus tree.
by Suzanne Asbury