Bermuda has pink, sandy beaches, clear turquoise waters and picturesque old colonial towns. It’s north of the Caribbean and enjoys warm – but not overbearing temperatures. Prominent reefs provide a wonderful playground for swimming, snorkelling, and diving and the place is a mix of colonial style with hints of British and American influences. Those who cruise to Bermuda tend to come back again and again, most probably due to the warm and friendly welcome, the beautiful year round weather and the knowledge that this is a great place to rest and relax.
Why cruise Bermuda?
If you are looking for the ultimate relaxing holiday, a cruise to Bermuda could be just what you are looking for. If you are new to cruising and want to dip your toe, this can be a great way of combining a visit to America with a cruise to the sunshine and sandy beaches. With departures from New York, Boston, Montreal, Baltimore and New Jersey, this is a great opportunity for a cruise and stay vacation. Once you decide on your itinerary you will head over to Bermuda with its sophisticated museums, stunning golf courses, boutique shops and historic sites not to mention the great variety of dining options. The eight largest islands are connected by causeways and bridges and total 22 miles in length and 2 miles across making this a great place to explore. From the main port of King’s Wharf to the smaller stops in Hamilton and St George’s, Bermuda is the perfect island getaway.
We have already touched on some of the places on mainline USA where you can set off for Bermuda. Previously Bermuda had some quite strict rules and regulations about the cruise ships that could visit the islands, however these have now been relaxed, opening up competition and also allowing cruise lines to offer longer itineraries that visit other places such as the Bahamas and the Caribbean. Below is a list of starting destinations, places in Bermuda and other destinations included in Bermuda itineraries:
• New York • Boston • Montreal • Baltimore • Cape Liberty, New Jersey • King’s Wharf • Hamilton • St George’s • The Bahamas • Philipsburg • St Maarten • San Juan • Labadee • Quebec
Who's sailing to Bermuda?
The relaxing of Bermuda’s strict rules has opened up the island to some of the bigger cruise lines and you can now travel in real luxury and style on a cruise to Bermuda. Some of the smaller cruise lines are still operating cruises to Bermuda so you do have your pick of how you choose to cruise.
When is the best time of the year to go to Bermuda?
Bermuda’s cruise season runs from April to early November with high season in the northern hemisphere’s summer months of June – August. Bermuda doesn’t have a rainy season as such, however October is likely to be the wettest month. Hurricane season is the biggest cause to disruptions to Bermuda cruises and this falls from August to October so bear this in mind. The shoulder seasons of May and October do tend to be cheaper and the milder temperatures are better suited to come cruisers.
Find out more and book today
To choose your Bermuda cruise simply click on the cruise lines above or alternatively us the search function on the left of the page to enter the dates and destination. If you are new to cruising or you have any questions, check out our FAQ section for more information. If you are looking for more personal advice do not hesitate to give our travel consultants a call and we will be more than happy to help to plan your dream cruise to Bermuda. Happy cruising!