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Address: Bermuda
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The coral reefs make this bay great for snorkeling, but not for...

The coral reefs make this bay great for snorkeling, but not for inexperienced swimmers: the waters can get rough.

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Best Snorkeling on the West Side of Bermuda!

See my detailed snorkel tips under "Church Bay Beach" It is actually Church's Bay! There is also a secluded (must walk in sand a bit) Church Bay Beach where the Annual Canadian... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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Johnson City, Texas
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Johnson City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

See my detailed snorkel tips under "Church Bay Beach" It is actually Church's Bay! There is also a secluded (must walk in sand a bit) Church Bay Beach where the Annual Canadian Thanksgiving is held but I'm not speaking of it, there is not great snorkeling. The Great Snorkeling is at 'Church's Bay" and you will know you are there... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing snorkelling experience. We just went in 2 metres in the water, literally the first small rock in the water, there were lots of tropical fish, many different types, swimming around and busy nipping the rock. The beach itself is beautiful, not the best for swimming as it's more rocky, perfect for beginner snorkels. We did snorkelling in Tobacco bay,... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Went to this beach for a day and found it to be very pleasant.There were not the large crowds like you get on Horseshoe beach but just a few other people enjoying the sun. The water was calm when we were there and although I didn't snorkel you could still see fish in the water around you. Worth a visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Swim out a little from shore toward the large rocks sticking out of the water and you will find some AMAZING snorkeling, some of the best I've ever seen!

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

I don't even want to tell you how great it is, because it might become more popular. Descend down the stairs, from the parking lot above onto a small clean beach. There is a coral reef a hundred yards out, between and around the two large outcroppings of contorted coral and stone, where you will see the water breaking above... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you love to snorkel and are a good swimmer, Church Bay is the best place to go in Bermuda. You can start doing an easy swim and enjoy the incredible fish close in or swim out about 150 yards and see incredible coral reefs and fantastic and large fish.

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Saint Louis de Gonzague, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Stunning sunset from this high cliff and sandy beach. Beautiful and quite park at the top of the entry for a quick snack. The walkway to the beach is well maintained.

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Somerset Village, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Great Place for Snorkelling.... best when calm seas & you can explore the little boiler coral reefs which are very close to shore.... its also away from the main beaches...i first used this bay back in the 70's & it never fails to provide enjoyment.

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Miramichi, New Brunswick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

This beach is where everyone on the island says to come to snorkel. Its a little swim out to the reef and don't do it on a windy day, the sand is not a smooth as at Horseshoe Bay but the view is amazing.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

This bay is amazing sometimes very quite always vert nice if you like snorkelling this bay is for you great selection of species and if you go on the tidal side of the coral they are large and even more abundant

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