Rosewood Tucker's Point
The Rosewood Resort, in Tucker's Point, offers some of the best views on the island, boasting the biggest private beach as well as world class golf.
The resort hosts a collection of 88 bedrooms and suites, all of which are decorated in a quintessential British seaside style. Located in the Manor house are 64 of the bedrooms, the rest are large suites situated both in the main house and in independent buildings. Plus they all have uninterrupted views of the ocean as well as access to two pools.
Main meals are served at The Point, a restaurant with traditional service renowned for its international cuisine using fresh, local ingredients. Adjacent to this, is Tuckers Bar, where the views over the pool make it a perfect spot for a cocktail. The resort also offers dining at a spectacular beach front location and a more informal Italian restaurant.
The Sense Spa, offers a wide range of treatments and facilities to help guests unwind and relax. However, for a more active option, the world-class 18 hole golf course is a must. Additionally the Dive and Watersports centre, recommends a range of recreational activities and is complete with dive boat, 'Tidal Pull,' which offers shipwreck dives and sightseeing tours. The resort also offers Rose Bud's for children in order to keep the little ones entertained with activities such as tennis, swimming and cookery lessons to name but a few.
Why We Love It
Slip down to the shores of the Castle Harbour for night dives to experience the diverse environment and see everything in a different light!
Elbow Beach is an intimate resort, set on its own private pink sand beach.
With 98 bedrooms and suites housed in cottages, the resort has a small and friendly feel to it, making it ideal for both families and couples looking to retreat to a more private habitat. The cottages are designed in typical Bermudan style, painted with pastel colours and white-tiered roofs. As well as being ideally located on the beach, the resort also has landscaped gardens with great views.
A trip wouldn't be the same if there wasn't some wining and dining involved. Elbow Beach has four restaurants to chose from; Lido which serves Mediterranean cuisine and an extensive wine list, Mickey's Bistro & Bar which is right on the beach and serves an array of fresh seafood and sunset cocktails, Blue point which surrounds the resort's swimming pool and offers light bites, and lastly Sea Breeze a perfect spot for al fresco tapas and sushi.
Elbow Beach's location is ideal for just relaxing in a sun lounger and taking a dip in the ocean or swimming pool. A wide range of leisure activities are also on offer, including scuba-diving, water sports, tennis, fully equipped gym, horse riding and golf. For a more pampering experience, the Hotel's Spa boasts a wide range of treatments and private pool side cabanas, plus it overlooks the ocean, how very tranquil.
Why We Love It
Guests can do a sunrise or sunset horse ride along the South Shore Beach.
The Rosedon Hotel is a simple boutique hotel surrounded by tropical gardens and only a ten minute walk from the bustling city of Hamilton.
All 39 bedrooms are located within the 20th Century mansion or around the swimming pool, the majority of which have a balcony or terrace overlooking the pool or private gardens. The bedrooms in the main house are beautifully restored in the island colonial character, complete with private bathrooms in candy colours and imported woods. The thick walls keep the rooms spacious and airy even in the hot Bermuda sun. The annex bedrooms are more modern; with bamboo floors and modern amenities such as flat screen TVs and large marble bathrooms.
Although the hotel does not have a restaurant, they offer a complimentary breakfast which is served at your choice of room, patio or poolside. The hotel also offers a lunch and light dinner menu to guests, as well as complementary, traditional English afternoon tea served on the main house's front porch.
The location of the hotel, walking distance to Hamilton, means there are many activities available nearby including sailing, scuba diving, horseback riding and exploring the island.
Why We Love It
The manager holds a swizzle party every Tuesday; a cocktail party to meet other guests and employees, featuring Bermudas 'national drink.'