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Shelly Bay Beach

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Address: Shelly Bay Park | 55 North Shore Road, Bermuda
Phone Number: +1 441-293-7208

A beach-lover's delight, featuring pale pink sands and calm waters.

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Great beach and playground for families!

We didn't stop for the beach or the playground. We just happened to be driving by when we saw a beautiful sunset - and Shelly Bay Beach is a good place to stop for just such a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
William P
Southampton Parish, Bermuda
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Southampton Parish, Bermuda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't stop for the beach or the playground. We just happened to be driving by when we saw a beautiful sunset - and Shelly Bay Beach is a good place to stop for just such a photo op. We will come back on some warmer day to enjoy the sandy beach and water but during the winter it's a... More 

Thank William P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shelly Bay Beach is known for family fun. Unlike the South Shore beaches on the island; during the summer months, it is the preferred beach for non swimmers, families with young children and for summer camps. During low tide, non swimmers can walk a good distance out in the water with young children and the water level may not even... More 

Thank Linda T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to dip our toes in the Caribbean Sea, and this was the perfect place for it. There are better beaches for snorkelling and diving, but this one is walking distance of the centre of town, and uncrowded when we were there in the late morning.

Thank Ingrid C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Beautiful beach, very quiet. Very shallow for quite a way out so would be good for children. Also there is a small park next to it with childrens swings.

Rockaway Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is the place for a quiet beach not over crowded and the wave is calm and the beach is very flat. I like the trees close to the shore to have some shades and privacy.

Thank CatherineMichalak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is within walking distance from where my daughter lives so it is go to beach for a quick swim. Calm crystal clear water. On a windy day, good place to kite surf.

Thank lildublin5
Western Springs, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went to see sunset while wading in the water. Had broken glass on beach. The bathrooms were not clean-toilets were stopped up. No changing facilities.

Thank debrabbit1
Commack, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Local beach, with no amenities. Not highly recommended, bring your own lunch, popular with locals .....

Thank ebone2112
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Shelly Bay is different from the South-shore beaches in Bermuda. Due to its shape and protection form waves the water has the same depth for about 500 meters/yards, and usually there are no high waves. At low tide the water reaches only your knees, thus great for families with small children (there is a playground behind the beach as well),... More 

Thank Karsten D
Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is an out of the way beach on the north shore right off North Road. A great ,calm,quiet little beach. If you want to be relatively alone this is the place.

Thank Blackfin2014

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