Surfing in Horseshoe Bay, Southampton Parish, Bermuda

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Bermuda, also known as the Bermudas, is situated off the east coast of the United States. It might seem as a long distance destination, but in fact it is less than 2 hours away from most eastern US airports. Bermuda enjoys a humid subtropical climate, with mild and windy winters and hot summers.The island is divided into nine parishes and two incorporated municipalities. Hamilton is the capital city of Bermuda. It is a wonderful, harbor city full of sights of historical interest, beautiful gardens and incredible restaurants.

Horseshoe Bay with the amazing pink sand and the crystal clear waters, is definitely the most popular beach of the island. It is located in Southampton Parish, being an excellent spot for a number of watersports.

Horseshoe Bay welcomes surfers of all abilities and skill levels. It is an exposed beach-break that offers both right and left hand waves. The best tide position is mid and high tide and the ideal tide movement is rising tides. In addition, the swell size starts working at 1-1.5 m/3-5 ft and holds up to 3 m/10 ft. Furthermore, offshore winds blow from the north and the optimum swell direction is from the south and southwest. In summer the wind blows offshore at 1.5%, in autumn it blows at 2%, in winter at 0.9% and in spring at 1.3%. Last but not least, be careful of rocks.

Horseshoe Bay is generally an ideal location for your summer fun getaway. After all that’s why you come here…for unstoppable fun!!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Hamilton
9.5km/5.9mi, 18mins
Head south on Court St to Church St. Turn left at Front St. Continue to E BroadWay. Slight right to Harbour Rd. Continue to Crow Ln. Continue along Crow Lane. Slight left to Trimingham Rd. Turn right at Berry Hill Rd. Turn left at Trimingham Rd. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit toward S Rd. Turn left to stay on S Rd. Turn right to stay on S Rd. Continue along South Road. Turn left into Horseshoe Rd.
Bermuda International Airport,
23.4km/14.5mi 36mins drive

The island is not accessible by train. The Bermuda Train Company provides narrative trolley tours of Hamilton and Dockyard from April until November.


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