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Shelly Bay Beach

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

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

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The beach is shallow for young kids and the playground is always a hit. The field is fun for boys and a soccer ball.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is shallow for young kids and the playground is always a hit. The field is fun for boys and a soccer ball.

Thank laurasJ5107AE
Norwood, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a restaurant there but now gone also a toilet but renovations and additions are happening there. The beach is nice and safe inlet... there is a lg. park for children and a trail running thru it along water. Easy to get to by bus.

Thank marciasturtevant
Hamilton, Bermuda
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7 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This beach is perfect for families with young children and those wanting a mild wave beach. It is seldom rough with little wave action. There is also a playground right next door when the kids need a dry off break.

Thank doranndorann
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a shallow sheltered bay, and perfect for families with small children. If the wind is in the right direction the water is like glass - clear, turquoise and inviting. Soft sand on the beach and a children's play area just behind the beach makes it a perfect spot. A new beach bar is being developed which will make... More 

Thank PMB B
Scarsdale, New York
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Millions of shells and pieces of shells surround and invade the shallow waters of Shelly bay. Great spot for families and couples.

1 Thank jets28_13
Southampton Parish, Bermuda
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164 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

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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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 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 

2 Thank Linda T
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

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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94 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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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25 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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