Bermuda is a self governing dependency of the
Bermuda Travel and
Tourist Information with links to official
travel and tourism websites and state
resources for visitors to Bermuda.
Tourism, Bermuda Travel Guides,
Map of Bermuda.
The Bermudas are not in the Caribbean at all. The group of 150 small
islands lie in the north Atlantic, east of
Bermuda was literally discovered by accident.
A Spanish navigator, Juan de Bermudez, was shipwrecked here in around
1503. He didn't have enough money for a tax-free account and the Spanish eventually moved
In 1609, Sir George Somers was on the way to
Virginia, with a group of English colonists, when
they were shipwrecked too.
It seems people should sail in the area with care.
Although about 20 of the Bermudas are inhabited, only six of them are
Of these Great Bermuda, or Main Island, is the largest at 14 miles in
length. The other islands are: Somerset; Ireland; St George's; St Davids; and Boaz.
Travel to Bermuda
Situated some 600 miles off the Eastern seaboard of the United States,
Bermuda is a luxurious island destination. Settled by the British, Bermuda consists of
over 170 islands.
While the majority of visitors come for the beaches, Bermuda has a
fair share of sights to keep one occupied. The Royal Naval Dockyard in particular, is an
attraction with significant historical importance dating back to the early American and
Although Bermuda is not as cheap as some of its Caribbean counterparts
(actually it's quite expensive) Bermuda is a great choice for those looking for something
a bit different.
Bermuda is fairly expensive, but bargains can be had during the off
season (November to March).
By Bermuda Sun.
Weather in the Caribbean:
Local weather forecasts for destinations around the Caribbean region.
The capital of the British dependency of Bermuda, is situated on
Bermuda Island's Hamilton Harbour, at the east end of the Great Sound.
Founded by the British in 1790, Hamilton replaced St George, on St
George's Island, as the colonial capital in 1815.
The harbour front has many coloured houses, and is quite an attraction
Also visit Fort Hamilton and the government offices at Sessions
Government of Bermuda:
The Government of Bermuda consists of a Governor, a Deputy Governor, a Cabinet, and a
Legislature based on two legislative chambers a Senate and a House of Assembly.
Accommodation in Hamilton
in Hamilton, Bermuda.
Prices in Bermuda.
Although there are no car rentals in Bermuda, Bermuda public
transportation is excellent.
With five convenient locations around Bermuda, mopeds can easily be
hired from Oleander Cycles at Kings Wharf and
Heritage wharf Cruise Terminals, and Dockyard Bermuda.
Travel guide sharing Bermuda attractions and vacation ideas through one family's
experience and findings over many years
Pictorial views of Bermuda's beautiful beaches.
Travelling by ferry in Bermuda is an excellent way to get around. The new fast ferries are
clean, spacious, air-conditioned and efficient. The main ferry terminal is located at
Albuoy's Point in Hamilton.
Official website of the Bermuda Tourism Authority.
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