C99: Vacation Place for Rent in Hamilton Pembroke Parish
Two Bedroom Apartment across the street from Warwick Long Bay
Vacation Condo in
Hamilton Pembroke Parish
||2 Bedrooms • Sleeps 4
||1 Queen, 2 Single Beds
||1 Full Bathroom
A very comfortable apartment in a duplex with all the South Shore attractions and entertainment right on your doorstep. The apartment is fully air-conditioned and contains a spacious fully equipped kitchen, bedroom with Queen bed, and two single beds. The ocean and Warwick Long Bay is a few minutes walk away, but not visible from the property.
This property is situated in a garden setting in a quiet residential neighbourhood across the street from Warwick Long Bay. The bus stop is less than half a block from the entrance to the property and gives access to the South shore beaches. Outside, a grill is available for your food preparation.
Easily accessible are the golf courses of Port Royal, Riddell’s Bay, Southampton Princess and Belmont, and the fine dining at the cluster of hotels situated between Paget and Southampton along the coastline.
This unit has all bath and bed linens, including beach towels! A washer and dryer for laundry are available for guests who stay 7 nights or more.
There is ample closet space in both rooms, one closet even has a closet system. Drawer space is a bit more limited but there is additional shelf space in the linen closets.
No smoking apartment. Self catering facility with wireless internet. No maid service.
The condo is close to the famous Gibbs Hill Lighthouse with its breathtaking views across the island and down the coast, towards an unparalleled collection of Bermuda’s loveliest beaches. The lighthouse has a very nice restaurant serving lunch and dinner and a gift shop too as a reward for all that stair climbing!
The bus service runs along Middle Road– east to Hamilton or west towards Somerset, as well as along South Shore Road. Travelling by bus along South Shore Road you will have wonderful views of the ocean, beaches and coves as you roll along. For the more adventurous, mopeds or scooters can be ordered upon arrival and delivered to the house. We encourage you to bring along a box of frozen or prepared treats providing you do not bring fresh fruits or vegetables. Coffee, teas, biscuits, frozen meat or fish, sweets and other delicious items as part of your luggage will save you time as well as trouble upon arrival. Have your taxi driver stop off on the way home for perishables or consider ordering foodstuffs to be delivered via the internet: see www.bermudarentals.com homepage for internet grocery delivery services. If this is your first time to Bermuda, you will be greatly helped by reading “Bermuda for Beginners”. Then you can whip up excitement further by taking a stroll through the pictorial essay “Beaches and Attractions”. Finally, wrap up your trip planning with the many extremely useful links provided in the section “For Your Information”. These are not paid advertisements; they are great companies we’ve found and useful suggestions we’ve developed over the past 21 years!
The Railway Trail is perfect for walking, jogging or biking as cars and trucks are not permitted to drive upon it. Nearby beaches on the South Shore include the magnificent Horseshoe Bay(with amenities – café, showers and toilets, beach chair rentals etc.),Warwick Long Bay, a secluded cluster of coves that includes Stonehole Bay and Jobsons Cove (lovely for snorkelling . There are magnificent cliffs and many secluded beaches for you to explore from Southampton to Paget. These are truly romantic with deep pink sands strewn with sea shells and gently lapping waves. All that is needed is a picnic, a book, and good company…
For informal dining the closet restaurant is Tio Pepe or Swizzle Inn near Horseshoe Beach. The closest formal restaurants would be The Waterlot (Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel), The Dining Room (at the Southampton Lighthouse), Blu (at the Belmont) and of course Fourways Inn which is excellent and does a fabulous Sunday Brunch. The condo is close to the famous Gibbs Hill Lighthouse with its breathtaking views across the island and down the coast…towards an unparalleled collection of Bermuda’s loveliest beaches. The lighthouse has a very nice restaurant serving lunch and dinner and a gift shop too as a reward for all that stair climbing! You can also walk along the South Shore Road to admire all South Shore beaches through Southampton Parish, Warwick Parish and on into Paget, or you can hike along the cliffs, camera in hand. At the Belmont Golf Course is the lovely Blu restaurant, overlooking most of the Great Sound. There are multiple hotels and restaurants for fine dining in the district. Parks, picnics, horseback riding, scuba and snorkelling are easily managed from this location for the perfect holiday.
Nearby there is a popular family style café, a large grocery store (The Marketplace, a 5 minute drive away) and Henry’s Pantry- a convenience store that sells, milk, bread, beer, wine and liquor and other incidentals . Moped Rentals: the nearest is Smatt’s Cycle Livery at the Southampton Princess Hotel. See website link to make arrangements and secure rates on the homepage under “For Your Information”.
The charming hamlet of Somerset Town is 10-15 minutes away with shops and cafes, and just beyond the town is the 200 year old Naval Dockyard, now converted into a museum and shopping concourse with pubs, crafts market, a para-sail operation, charter boats, beach facilities, etc. Ferry service back into Hamilton is regularly scheduled in addition to the bus service. There are very elegant hotels and fine dining available at this end of the island as well – one does not have to go into Hamilton to enjoy a good meal or cabaret.. The South Shore Road is well served by public transit. Casual dining would include the Swizzle Inn, Henry VIII pub, Tio Pepes Cafe and others along the seaside. The Waterlot Inn as part of the Southampton Princess suite of fine dining establishments is particularly nice, as is The Reefs) with spas and sports opportunities to keep you busy if lounging on flawless beaches that stretch like great pink and white pearls along the coast does not keep you fully entertained .
The town of Hamilton is about 20-25 minutes away by bus, less by moped. One does have the attractive option of going over to Somerset or Dockyard (west of the apartment) for a jaunt across the harbour by ferry to Hamilton and on to St. Georges. Check schedules at the “For Your Information” section on the website where current schedules are provided by link. Reserve a day for the extensive Maritime Museum out at Dockyard on Ireland Island. There you will find meticulously restored historical buildings, craft shops and art galleries, pubs, cafes, and a bar on the beach at Snorkel Park within the Dockyard layout, shops and fascinating displays of items from Bermuda’s extraordinarily colourful past.
Getting back to the airport: allow one hour of travel time to allow for road works/ accidents/ delays. The drive is 40 minutes customarily at 25 miles an hour to the airport.
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