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Church Bay Beach

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Address: Church Bay Park | South Road, Bermuda

Strap on those flippers: the calm, sheltered waters of the bay make this...

Strap on those flippers: the calm, sheltered waters of the bay make this beach a great place to snorkel.

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Quiet and secluded

Loved this beach. Not easy to access but so quiet and peaceful. A must do to avoid all the crowds. Plan this one.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this beach. Not easy to access but so quiet and peaceful. A must do to avoid all the crowds. Plan this one.

Thank lilmaggie74
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We took brought out snorkel and jumped in. Very clear water. All the water in Bermuda is great. Nice beach and lots of sun. For sure this is a must stop. Bring your sun glasses and sun tan oil. You will need them.

Thank Joe M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I love this spot - the views from the top are amazing. The beach is small but never crowded. Popular with snorkelers. FYI - no amenities or life guards.

1 Thank Profmomwithgirls
Cooranbong, NSW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

From Horseshoe Bay we went by public bus to church bay. There is a short walk down stairs to the beach. There are no change rooms or services here. But there are many fish to see without going out far at all. Our family enjoyed them with goggles only, although a snorkel would've been nice. You can easily get by... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this beach while out walking. Small but stunning. Young man there catching fish. Apparently very good for snorkeling.

Thank LuvGettingLost
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great location for snorkelling, although each time we visited the waves were strong, would recommend taking fins/flippers. Much quieter than Horseshoe Bay as not many tourists know about this location.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

But be careful, water can be treacherous . It will take you in, rough waters. But spectacular! We rented scooters to be able to go to a lot of the areas sights.

Thank Patricia S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This spit has great fish and small reefs. The Parrott fish are brilliantly colorful. And there are many other species here. There can be a strong undertow if it is choppy.

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Johnson City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

There are ALOT of stairs and a hill to get to them. You have to be able to walk a bit but it Is worth it especially in the summer!!! To Snorkel it (with your back to the cliffs) Start by going along the rocks on the left to the end then around the bend just a little. Then go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a nearby hotel, Fairmont Southampton, and took the bus from our hotel to Church Bay beach. It was a quick 15 minute ride. The church is secluded below, down some wooden steps, amongst large volcanic rocks, cacti, shrubs, and a small shoreline. The purpose of visiting this beach is surely for snorkeling and exploring the rocks and... More 

Thank Steph M

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