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Photos: Work Continues At Horseshoe Bay

Photos: Work Continues At Horseshoe Bay

Work continues to take place at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with the aim of “improving the user experience” and “increasing the ease of transport and accessibility” at the popular south shore beach. The work is scheduled to include the construction of a new timber pedestrian boardwalk; the repositioning of existing asphalt roadway;... Read more of this article

Video: Overview Of Changes At Horseshoe Bay

Video: Overview Of Changes At Horseshoe Bay

The parking area at Horseshoe Bay Beach is being renovated in order to avoid flooding, and allow better access in general to locals and tourists. A CITV public service announcement regarding the ongoing work has text panels with said, “The Horseshoe Bay parking area has several problems.”“Tourists must walk down the hill and walk... Read more of this article

Horseshoe Bay Work Project Is 21% Complete

Horseshoe Bay Work Project Is 21% Complete

The work taking place at Horseshoe Bay is 21% complete as of February 15th, Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier said, with the Minister replying to Parliamentary Questions from Shadow Minister of Public Works Dennis Lister The work at Horseshoe Bay Beach is scheduled to include the construction of a new timber pedestrian boardwalk; the repositioning... Read more of this article

Work At Horseshoe Bay Commencing Tomorrow

Work At Horseshoe Bay Commencing Tomorrow

The Government said they “would like to advise the public that improvement works at Horseshoe Bay Beach are scheduled to commence tomorrow, which will affect certain access points to the beach.”“Vehicle access to the main entrance will be restricted until the completion of works, which is scheduled for May 1, 2017. Once the work... Read more of this article

Photos: Sand Sculpture Contest At Horseshoe

Photos: Sand Sculpture Contest At Horseshoe

The public was invited to “unleash their creativity using Bermuda’s own natural pink sand” at the 21st annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition today [Sept 3] at Horseshoe Bay, with $2,000 in cash prizes given away. The competition was sponsored by the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club and Marina and Alexandra Mosher Studio Jewellery, with free... Read more of this article

Rip Currents Close West End Of Horseshoe Bay

Rip Currents Close West End Of Horseshoe Bay

The western end of Horseshoe Bay Beach has been closed to swimmers this afternoon [August 28] due to dangerous rip currents. Department of Parks’ Lifeguard Service have posted signs at the western end of the beach that read “Do Not Enter Water” and “Warning: Dangerous Rip Currents”. Visitors to the beach are still able to enjoy... Read more of this article

“Beach Vision” Sees Improvements At Horseshoe

“Beach Vision” Sees Improvements At Horseshoe

Umbrellas and lounge chairs, plenty of well-marked garbage and recycling bins, regularly maintained restrooms and a new concession are just some of the improvements recently made at Horseshoe Bay Beach. “These additions to the Horseshoe Bay experience are part of Bermuda’s new ‘Beach Vision’. John Smith’s Bay, Clearwater,... Read more of this article

Part Of Beach Closed: Portuguese Man Of War

Part Of Beach Closed: Portuguese Man Of War

[Updated] The Ministry of the Environment confirmed that the western half of Horseshoe Bay beach was closed at 12:47pm today [July 18] due to a “significant number of Portuguese Man of War [PMOW] jellyfish in that area of the water.” “Lifeguards have hoisted a purple flag indicating the presence of a marine life hazard, advised beach... Read more of this article

“Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches In World”

“Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches In World”

Bermuda has secured two of the positions in MSN’s recent look at “The Eight Most Beautiful Pink Sand Beaches in the World,” with both Elbow Beach and Horseshoe Bay Beach making the cut. The story said, “What makes a pink sand beach – a million pieces of shattered coral? A trick of the eye and the light? On Harbour Island... Read more of this article

Trip Advisor Award For Horseshoe Bay Beach

Trip Advisor Award For Horseshoe Bay Beach

TripAdvisor Destination Sales Manager Carol Johnson presented the people of Bermuda with a Travellers’ Choice Award. Accepting on behalf of Bermuda were Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier, Acting Minister of Tourism Dr. Grant Gibbons and Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury. For 2016, Horseshoe Bay Beach finished 6th in the Caribbean region... Read more of this article

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

The Department of Parks said they wish to advise the public that “current onshore wind conditions have caused an increased presence of Portuguese Man-of-War [PMOW] at Horseshoe Bay today” and have advised the “swimming public to take extreme care and caution while in or near the ocean over the next few days.”A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Details Of Planned Upgrades At Horseshoe Bay

Details Of Planned Upgrades At Horseshoe Bay

The Department of Parks described several upgrades planned for Horseshoe Bay Beach including the addition of a new staircase with a moongate leading onto the Outdoor Patio Area, the construction of a buttery-style roof above the existing entrance to the Concession Building and much more. Rick Olson — whose company was awarded the concession —... Read more of this article

Photos: Good Friday At Horseshoe Bay Beach

Photos: Good Friday At Horseshoe Bay Beach

As is traditional every year, people made their way to Horseshoe Bay Beach in Southampton on Good Friday to enjoy a day of kite flying, swimming, building sandcastles, socializing and more, with crowds of people of all ages spending the holiday on the popular beach. You can view all our coverage of Horseshoe Bay here, and all our coverage of Good Friday... Read more of this article