Small, impossibly beautiful with blush pink sands and pastel-colored houses, Bermuda is one of the most sought-after travel destinations in the world. The idyllic gem nestled in the warm turquoise waters of the Sargasso Sea has flavors of British and American cultures.
Dive or snorkel the surrounding reefs, explore the stately mansions and forts, discover fine restaurants and cocktail serving bars, hike through lush greenery, indulge in watersports or just laze around on the perfect beaches for a truly dreamy vacation. From gorgeous boutiques to the trendiest places to be seen at, here are the best cool and fun hotels in Bermuda (in no particular order)…
The Loren at Pink Beach
Five-star hotel accommodations and impeccable resort amenities create the ideal Bermuda luxury vacation
A new level of elegance and style is brought to your Bermuda vacation at the Loren, and whichever room type you choose, it will boast a cool and contemporary design, and embody a Bermudian spirit infused with an understated, modern look.
With ocean views in every direction, an ambient musical soundscape permeating the resort, and an elevated culinary experience on offer, the hotel will leave a long-lasting impression on you.
For the discerning palate, the menus on offer at the Loren incorporate sustainable, seasonal, and local ingredients into innovative dishes. From the Marée restaurant to the Pink Beach Club to the private dining offerings, no detail here is overlooked.
Elegant interior with luxurious ambiance
Dazzling ocean views
International contemporary art
Pool temperature insufficiently warm
Certain foods taste salty.
The St Regis Bermuda Resort
A haven of oceanfront opulence, the St. Regis Bermuda Resort is bathed in the charm of a calm turquoise water haven, where stunning views create a certain, unforgettable vibe.
Named Condé Nast 2022 Traveller Hot List winner, the charm of the lavishly appointed accommodations extends to the unparalleled leisure and wellness facilities, which include a pool deck, luxury loungers, and private cabanas overlooking azure waters.
At the hotel’s spa, refined relaxation awaits, with a comprehensive menu of unique, personalized treatments using precious, natural elements.
The 120 elegant guestrooms feature private balconies and are designed to immediately draw eyes to the ocean views. Here, guests can indulge in the perfect blend of comfort and wanderlust.
A pool deck with private cabanas
The food options are not diverse
Room service needs some improvement
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club
This luxury accommodation, located just minutes away from Bermuda’s sprawling pink sand beaches and Hamilton’s nightlife, awakens guests to a serene harbour view, with bobbling sailboats under a clear blue sky.
The location is the perfect launch pad for endless activities, which include golf, kayaking, sailing, jet skiing, paddle boarding, speed boating, whale watching, and scuba diving.
The hotel’s thoughtfully-appointed guestrooms feature harbor, city, or garden views, and boast marble bathrooms and state-of-the-art toiletries.
Those who reserve a Fairmont Gold Room can enjoy access to a large private lounge, serving afternoon tea and cocktail hour canapés. A spectacular infinity pool and an expansive spa also feature at the hotel.
Accommodations with private verandahs
Private beach and infinity pool
Diverse sports options
The rooms need a little update
Some food items are a bit pricey
The Residences at The St Regis Bermuda
Steps from the soft white sands of St. Catherine’s Beach, the Residences, part of the iconic St. Regis Bermuda Resort, await guests with impeccable service, exceptional amenities, and lavishly spacious residential suites, spanning over 680 linear feet of beachfront.
From the refined indulgence of the St. Regis Spa to high-class dining offerings at the onsite restaurants, guests can experience countless luxuries here.
Guests are invited to play a round on the nearby private resort golf course and give water sports a go. There is every type of water adventure imaginable, from scuba diving to yachting. This new prestigious community is the perfect spot to exquisitely transcend your life in every way.
A calm ambiance
An eye-catching brown and blue combination
A pool deck with private cabanas
The food options are not diverse
Room service needs some improvement
Cambridge Beaches Resort and Spa
Since 1923, Cambridge Beaches has been a treasured destination for oceanfront escapes, due to its charm, steeped in tradition and Bermuda history.
Authentic cottage accommodations boast thoughtfully appointed interiors, indulgent amenities, and breathtaking waterfront views. The multiple onsite water-view restaurants and bars welcome guests to gaze over both the sunrise and sunset and inspire a sense of adventure.
Guests can sip their coffee whilst strolling through the sea gardens, indulge in bold island flavors at the dockside tavern and tropical bar, or break midday with a selection of sushi at the poolside bar. Topped with a dedicated service, there’s truly no better way to experience the luxuries of Bermuda.
Vibrant upscale resort
Cottage accommodations available
Four private beaches and two private coves
Onsite water-view restaurants and bars
Room service needs improvement
The restaurant is a bit pricey
Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa
Bermuda’s limitless beauty is embodied at this spot of paradise, which offers top-notch amenities at a great value. Guests spend their evenings gazing out over the waterfront from their private balconies, surrounded by the lush, gently sloping hills overlooking scenic Hamilton Harbour.
The studios and suites fuse modern sophistication with simplicity, a notion that emanates in the form of great, personalized service.
The gorgeous infinity pool is one of Bermuda’s finest, and the expansive sundeck features a pool bar, jacuzzi, towel service, and designer chaises. Guests can also engage in friendly, sporting competition, and play tennis on one of the resort’s two hard-turf courts.
Sophisticated luxury resort
Airy accommodations with private balconies
Complimentary round at premier golf resort
20 minutes away from all major attractions
The decor in rooms is a bit outdated
No in-room coffee machines
St George’s Club
Situated within a UNESCO World Heritage site, amongst 12 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the historic harbor of St. George, this holiday resort is brimming with splendor and intimacy.
With 71-bedroom cottages on offer, all with a gorgeous white exterior, guests can choose from a harbor view suite, harbor view cottage, poolside cottage, or a golf view cottage.
All come with the benefits of self-catering and are decked out with the necessary amenities to ensure a luxurious stay.
Here, guests can access the Five Forts Golf Club at the St. Regis Bermuda Resort, a variety of swimming pools, two tennis courts, a fitness center, and scooter rental services.
White exterior with a relaxing environment
Lush peaceful garden surroundings
Offsite scooter & electric car rental facility
The pool’s temperature is cold
No on-site restaurant
For an inspiring vacation characterized by awesome sunsets and beautiful, grand architecture, Watercolours is an effortless step into a dimension of total serenity.
The pool with teak loungers, the harbor swimming and fishing opportunities, and the individually decorated suites all offer fantastic views.
The hosts are super friendly and knowledgeable, offer daily room service, scooter, and electric car rentals, and help in navigating the magnificence of the area.
Rooms are decked out with the latest tech-savvy amenities, which include TVs with Netflix and YouTube. Located only a short walk to a luxury golf course and many fine-dining establishments, guests can enjoy the peaceful bliss of a holiday haven, without compromising their taste buds.
Tropical boutique style b&b
Kidney-shaped swimming pool
Library with a variety of books
Some rooms may be noisy due to breakfast being served outside
This grand oceanfront estate is an enormous example of thoughtful design and spacious intimacy. Located on a beautiful patch of greenery by the turquoise waters, there is enough variety in the natural offerings to suit any discerning traveler.
The property boasts an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, and a terrace. The wide open garden comes with barbeque facilities and forms the most breathtaking backdrop for a wedding photo.
The villa features 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a flat-screen TV, dining areas, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a sophisticated patio area, and is only a short 10-minute walk from the most picturesque, postcard-worthy beach of this tropical island.
4 waterfront bedrooms
Private dock for paddle boarding and snorkeling
Private tennis court
Rusted ping-pong table
This rather extravagant holiday home offers a unique twist to a historic house. Featuring a varied color scheme, with yellow embellishments around the windows, and a large red outdoor staircase, a true dichotomy of ambiance is fused to create a stunning vacation spot, backdropped by an enormous, towering monument.
Spacious and vivid, the interior presents a rather traditional décor, with modern, lavish furnishings placed elegantly around the rooms.
The house features a kitchen with a fridge and an oven, safety deposit boxes, a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, and both indoor and outdoor seating areas. There is a private bathroom with a shower in all units, along with a hairdryer and free toiletries.
Quirky-chic boutique-style apartment
Pop of colors around the hotel
Traditional decor with modern furniture
Indoor and outdoor seating areas
Only cash payments accepted
Needs a landline for making calls
Wild Bird Cottage
Wild Bird Cottage is an idyllic pet-friendly spot on the gorgeous island, offering thoughtfully-appointed accommodations boasting kitchenettes and a shared pool.
Located in a safe, central neighborhood with easy access to Bermuda’s delights, this is one of Bermuda’s most favored holiday homes for both leisure and work.
The patio doors lead straight out onto the pool from the bedroom and come with sun loungers and an umbrella. The owners are local Bermudians and have lived in the area for almost 30 years.
They are always on hand to take guests to collect their rental bikes or to the grocery store. A truly refined hospitality experience!
Rooms having kitchenettes
Pool leading from bedrooms
Well accommodating hosts
Short walk to the Grape Bay
Not hotel service
Beach Walk Studio
This awesome studio is situated in a delightful, sought-after, quintessentially Bermudian neighbourhood, and is one of the handful of places in Bermuda with access to a private beach.
Boasting a large pool, the relaxed atmosphere has been a fan-favorite for many years, and the multilingual owners are world travelers who love meeting and sharing experiences with new faces.
The property’s ownership prides itself on friendliness and hospitality, and reverberates the motto ‘You only live once so make it count’.
This studio, located in close proximity to Hamilton, is nestled amongst many charming, multi-colored cottages and beautiful gardens, where guests can meander off into the beautiful, sunset-drenched community.
A relaxing ambiance
A private garden perfect for BBQs
Walking distance to Elbow Beach
Central location and good value for money
The room is a bit compact
No nighttime activities nearby
Famous Hotels in Bermuda Ranked
The top 12 Cool and fun Hotels in Bermuda are ranked in this table. It provides the most important factors to help you make a better choice.
|Hotel Name||Location||Price Range||Fitness Facilities||Distance to Attractions (km)||Nearby Restaurants|
|The Loren at Pink Beach||116 South Rd||$1175 - $1258||Yes||0.4||2|
|The St Regis Bermuda Resort||34 Coot Pond Road||$1186 - $1569||Yes||0.2||5|
|Hamilton Princess & Beach Club||76 Pitts Bay Road||$712-$812||Yes||0.9||5|
|The Residences at The St Regis Bermuda||7 Coot Pond Road||$15,743-$17,761||Yes||0.04||1|
|Cambridge Beaches Resort and Spa||30 Kings Point Road, Sandys Parish, MA02 Somerset||$703-$1154||Yes||0.12||2|
|Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa||27 Harbour Road, Paget Parish, PG 02 Mount Pleasant||$745-$1469||Yes||1.5||3|
|St George’s Club||6 Rose Hill, St George's Parish, GE 05 Saint George||$656-$879||Yes||0.9||6|
|Watercolours||73 Harbour Road Watercolours, PG 01 Mount Pleasant||$403||Yes||0.4||5|
|Sound Winds private oceanfront estate with a private tennis court & swim dock Property overview||1 Harrington Sound Road, HS 02 Harrington Hundreds||$9078||Yes||0.9||1|
|AMOUR||1 Prism Heights, SN 02 Southampton,||$1050-$1200||No||0.15||3|
|Wild Bird Cottage||10 Tankfield Lane, PG 06 Paget Parish||--||Yes||1.5||3|
|Beach Walk Studio||White Sand's Road Studio (lower), PG 06 Paget Parish||$1161||Yes||0.8||3|
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