Bermuda Travel Guide
Bermuda is an island located in the Atlantic Ocean covering 22-mi in length.
The subtropical climate of Bermuda is a mild, rather humid one, but there are not many sources of fresh water so rainfall is the main source. People use tanks to store it.
The period between May and mid-October, with temperature ranging from 75°F to 85°F is the hottest. Due to the high humidity, summertime heat index can be high, reaching up to 90°F in July and August. During the months of August and September the shores of Bermuda are frequently battered by hurricanes that come form north.
Winters are mild, with average daytime temperatures in January and February around 68°F.
Although a small island, Bermuda is said to be the home of the oldest town of English origin that is still inhabited nowadays in the Western Hemisphere. Beside a multitude of odd old cottages, the island is a conglomerate of military forts which makes this place unique in the world.
Bermuda's culture is a mixture of the various sources of its population: strong colonial British influences together with Afro-Caribbean.
You can easily visit all these attractions on foot as they are located in one town. But if you want to explore the rest of the island then you would better choose a taxi, motor scooter, the pink-and-blue buses or even a bicycle. The four major roads are South Shore Road, Harbour Road, North Shore Road and Middle Road.
Because Bermuda is an island, it also implies traveling by water. You can rent a kayak to paddle, or a motor boat.
Located at East End of Bermuda, the town of St. George's, a 1600s settlement is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The city of Hamilton is known to be Bermuda's main harbor and also one of the best places where to shop. A major attraction constitutes The Royal Naval Dockyard, a former British shipyard.
As Bermuda offers a great variety of tourist attractions, you may buy a Heritage Passport and visit the Bermuda National Gallery, Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, Bermuda Maritime Museum, Bermuda National Trust Museum and the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo.
Bermuda offers a wide array and vibrant choice of activities that range from boating to diving, surfing lessons at SurfShack, snorkeling at Vixen wreck, and water-skiing, from sightseeing to golfing. Fishing, horseback riding -- an attractive choice of activities designed to keep you busy as long as you have the energy.
The activities that you can experience in this colorful island may be divided according to the two seasons. In winter you can play golf and tennis while summer is the ideal time of the year for water sports. Bermuda is surrounded by some of the most beautiful blue waters in the world and there are few better ways to spend a vacation in this island paradise than engaging in water sports.
Bermuda offers an array of exquisite beaches of pink sand and turquoise water.
Bermuda offers a variety of shopping experiences. Art galleries exhibit artists’ and artisans’ works ranging from photographs, paintings and sculptures to furniture and hand-blown glass. China and crystal are available at low prices. Liquor, cigarettes, rum cakes are to be found also in duty-free shops.
Bermuda is well-known for its rum and rum-based liqueurs and cookies, as well as for the local honey. Moreover, condiments give a delicious flavour to stews, soups and drinks. The island has a varied selection of restaurants from which to choose
Although few hotels and restaurants close in winter, the others diminish the rates by 40%.
Entertainment in Bermuda is varied and plentiful. Hotels offer an exciting nightlife within their services while Hamilton is hosts the majority of clubs and bars where you can enjoy the music and fine drinks.
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