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Best Swizzle

It's a tiny beach, good for snorkeling, especially beginners, also for kids, so safe!! there're... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Aurelia S
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New York City, New York
Beautiful beach!

This is one of my favorite beaches from my visit to Bermuda. It's worth noting, however, that the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Natalie F
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**Please be advised of our seasonal closure from Dec 2017 – Spring 2018. Please follow us on Facebook for live updates** 2016 & 2017 Certificate of Excellence Winner & voted as the #1 Visitor Attraction in Bermuda, Tobacco Bay's pristine beauty is only rivaled by her impressive cultural, historical, ecological and economic impact on Bermuda since 1609. Uncover the understated significance this local treasure has played in helping America during crucial periods via the infamous GunPowder Plot, timely Tobacco trade and shipping of survival goods to Virginia via the Deliverance. Truly a bucket list on any visit to Bermuda, Tobacco Bay, operated by a new local company of tourism professionals, Beach Boys Ltd., takes pride in executing a fun, attentive, friendly, full-service concession year round, day into the early evening.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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"fish"
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"small beach"
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"snack bar"
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"great snorkeling"
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"rock formations"
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"snorkel gear"
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"beach chairs"
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"calm waters"
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"beautiful beach"
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"favorite beach"
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"burger"
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"shallow water"
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"chair rentals"
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"protected cove"
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"jump off"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a tiny beach, good for snorkeling, especially beginners, also for kids, so safe!! there're nice seating area by the bar with a great view. Oh bartender is such a fancy, lovely person , he'd should be on GQ magazine....

Thank Aurelia S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite beaches from my visit to Bermuda. It's worth noting, however, that the the amenities offered (drinks, bathroom, chairs, etc) is seasonal and opens mid-April. We didn't get to enjoy any of it but the beach itself made up for...More

1  Thank Natalie F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for silence and peaceful waves. Make your way to Cooper's island in St. David's. But if you're looking for tropical drinks that are to die for, amazing snorkeling, a safe, protected bay, fun for the kids and rentals galore.. This is where...More

1  Thank Tara L
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We loved snorkeling here. We brought our own gear. Took public bus and walked in (thank goodness for umbrellas while walking for instant shade). Kids loved to climb up on the rock and jump in. Calm waters so easy to snorkel. Rocks are rough so...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Lovely little sit off. Ideal if you have children. Then there's Denny who dresses like he's on the Love Boat. It's hilarious. It's kinda like watching a fisherman dressed in a tuxedo. FUNNNYYYY but any who enjoyed just sitting off chillin". Advise you take a...More

Thank Symia C
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Loved Tobacco bay! Went during off season so had the whole thing to myself. Lots of rocks, crystal clear blue water, but too cold to swim. Rent a moped and drive up to this beach for amazing views.

2  Thank Taylor G
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Belcario T, CEO at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Taylor G, Thanks so much for taking the time out to share your review. We’re so happy to hear that you enjoyed what our attraction has to offer and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, Belcario

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

An okay, small secluded Beach not the most impressive especially in Bermuda however that's not what we came for. This was definitely the most memorable part of our trip, we snorkeled off to the side where the rocks are and saw beautiful coral, abundance of...More

1  Thank aznswti85
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Belcario T, CEO at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear aznswti85, Thanks so much for joining us at The Bay for a swim and snorkel. We’re excited to know that you were impressed by our scenery and ocean friends :). Thanks for pointing out that water shoes are good to bring - we definitely...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Translucent blues, coral pillars and windy bluffs await your visit night or day. This is one of Bda's most magical places - worth the 15 minute walk over from St. Georges. Be spellbound by the colors and smells, sea and sky - or just for...More

1  Thank Prentiss P
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Belcario T, CEO at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Prentiss P, Thanks so much for taking the time out to share such a great review. We’re thrilled to hear that you think we’re one of Bda’s most magical places and we’re glad you had a great time with us! We hope to welcome...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I called ahead to see if they were actually going to do the bonfire evening thing. Never got a straight answer - depends on if anybody comes, they said. Made me think they were hoping we wouldn't come so they could get the night off....More

Thank Julie H
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Belcario T, CEO at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hi Julie H, Thank you for taking the time out to share your review of Tobacco Bay. You’re absolutely correct, our outdoor events are very much weather dependent and it sounds like, if it was a bit rainy this week, than we were not sure...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

So we went here in January. No restaurant, the facility was closed, it was just the beach and the snorkeling. The snorkeling was amazing. The views here a beautiful and I would recommend it to most. Having stated that, I have heard that this is...More

Thank Jon M
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Belcario T, CEO at Tobacco Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Jon M, Thanks so much for popping by for a visit to The Bay! We’re glad to hear that you’re recommending us, and happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit - even during our offseason opening! We hope to welcome you back again,...More

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ZhuZhu L
20 April 2018|
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Response from Natalie F | Reviewed this property |
Try Mama Angie's before heading up to Tobacco Bay!! It's a great, inexpensive local spot. They are so nice & service is fast if they are not too packed. St. Peters is a little far from TB - I believe there's a (seasonal... More
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Paul J K
7 April 2018|
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Response from Leebda | Reviewed this property |
Hi there King’s Wharf is at the Dockyard. There is an excellent snorkeling park (called Snorkell Park!) within minutes walk from where you will be docking and you can rent snorkeling equipment there as well. There are also... More
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Samtedoliver
2 January 2018|
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Response from shaman01 | Reviewed this property |
And the restaurant is average! No real beach but beautiful waters
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