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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

Horseshoe On Trip Advisor Best In World List

Horseshoe On Trip Advisor Best In World List

Popular travel website Trip Advisor recently released the 2016 Traveler’s Choice Awards for the best beaches, with Bermuda’s Horseshoe Bay Beach named as one of the top 25 beaches in the world, with the Southampton beach called “picturesque, with pink sand and gentle waves rolling in.” Other locations in the top 25 include Cape... Read more of this article

Horseshoe Bay Concession Awarded: Chops Ltd

Horseshoe Bay Concession Awarded: Chops Ltd

[Updated] The Ministry of Public Works announced that the tender for the Horseshoe Bay Concession has been awarded to Chops Ltd, with the company having been selected from a total of 16 bids. “The response we received for this was tremendous,” said the Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier. “In total we received 16 bids for tender.” The... Read more of this article

Horseshoe Bay Named On “Best Beaches” List

Horseshoe Bay Named On “Best Beaches” List

Horseshoe Bay beach has been named on a “Best Beaches to Escape to this Winter” list, with the publication citing “Bermuda’s iconic pink sand and crystal blue water.”The post on FashionBeans said, “Despite what most people think, Bermuda is not in the Caribbean. But with beaches like Horseshoe Bay, it’s easy to understand... Read more of this article

Photos: Sand Sculptures At Horseshoe Bay

Photos: Sand Sculptures At Horseshoe Bay

The 20th annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition took place today [Sept 5] at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with a wide array of examples of sand art on display for spectators and sculptors alike to enjoy, with prizes being awarded for sand sculptors in various categories. The results are below.Children category:1st place: Mermaid – Mila Calko 2nd... Read more of this article

Parks Department Advisory: Horseshoe Bay

Parks Department Advisory: Horseshoe Bay

In advance of the upcoming Cup Match holiday, the Department of Parks issued an advisory pertaining to the use of Horseshoe Bay Beach. It follows in full below. The Department of Parks’ Park Service would like to advise the public of the following, as it relates to Horseshoe Bay Beach on Thursday July 30th 2015. Horseshoe Bay Closure On Thursday July... Read more of this article