Annie’s Bay Beach Bermuda is Excellent For Swimming

Annie’s Bay is located on St. David’s Island on the east coast of Bermuda, 1.8 miles southeast of St. George. The beach used to be a U.S. military beach but is now open to the public. It is small and sandy with an extended coastline to the right and dramatic rock formations to the left. This beach is excellent for swimming as the water is shallow, calm, and clear. Hills enclose Annie’s Bay Beach Bermuda and there is light beach vegetation present. There are no public restrooms, lifeguards, or concessions available at Annie’s Bay.

Explore Fort Popple, Fort Cunningham & The Carter House Museum

Fort Popple and Fort Cunningham are both less than a mile from the beach. While Fort Popple can be walked to, Fort Cunningham is accessible only by boat. The majority of Fort Popple is in ruins, but it is free to explore the area around the fort although it is unlikely visitors will be able to enter the fort itself due to extra restrictions. Fort Cunningham is located on Paget Island and has served both to protect the area and as a prison at times.

The Carter House museum is just over a mile from Annie’s Bay. The Carter House was built in 1640 and was one of the first house in Bermuda. The museum contains artifacts with somewhat of a focus on farming and whaling. It is open from April through October from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The museum is free to visit.

Nearby Hotels and Restaurants

The closest restaurant to Annie’s Bay Beach Bermuda is the Blackhorse Tavern, located less than a half mile away. Blackhorse Tavern serves mostly fried seafood and chicken in traditional Bermuda fashion. It also serves burgers and steaks. The restaurant has an informal setting.

There are also several restaurants within two miles of Annie’s Bay including Café Boulevard, Light Nightclub, White Horse Pub, Tavern by the Sea, The George & Dragon, Polaris Restaurant, Temptations, Wahoo’s Waterside Bistro and Patio, and Griffin’s Bistro. White Horse Pub, Polaris, and Wahoo’s all serve Caribbean cuisine. Temptations serves American fare.

There are three hotels to choose from in the nearby St. George: Mid Ocean Club Cottages, St. George Club Bermuda Cottages, and Aunt Nea’s Inn. Mid Ocean Club Cottages has cottages all with open patios or private balconies. The resort offers a world famous golf course, four private beaches, two all-weather tennis courts, and complimentary afternoon tea in its clubhouse.

St. George Club Bermuda Cottages has 71 cottages over an area of 18 acres of land. The cottages are decorated in typical Bermudian style with floral décor and tray ceilings. All of the cottages have a kitchen with microwave and dishwasher as well as either a private balcony or patio. There are 28 one-bedroom cottages and 43 two-bedroom cottages available. The resort has three pools, a private beach, three tennis courts, and a fitness center.

Aunt Nea’s Inn is an old Bermudian style lodge with just 12 guestrooms and two suites. All of the rooms have fireplaces. All of the rooms have free wi-fi access. By Bermuda’s standards this is considered a budget hotel and does show signs of aging.


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