In exactly twenty square kilometers in size, the island of Bermuda in the western Atlantic is one of the smaller destinations in the world to visit on a cruise. Only one and a half sailing from the U.S. East Coast, a Bermuda cruise will introduce you to tropical jewel of an island that is a world away from the Bahamas and other Caribbean island communities. If you want to experience the quintessential English life set to a calypso, Bermuda is the place to go! A British colony since 1684, the island of Bermuda has been a favorite U.S. and Canadian tourists. Up to 220,000 visitors each year arrive aboard cruise ships in Bermuda, which call at one of the island’s two ports – Hamilton and Kings Wharf. Bermuda also has an airport in the northeast of the island, starting around another 380,000 visitors a year.
The Bermuda government places strict limits on the number of visitors who fall into this small area of land each year. Reserve your Bermuda cruise well in advance of the desired sail date is therefore highly recommended. Bermuda cruises depart from a number of ports along the east coast. Cruise lines operating in Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Boston and Norfolk offer 5 to 7 Day Tours in Bermuda on a regular basis. As there is little in the way of land between the east coast and Bermuda, Bermuda cruises tend only to stop at a port in the island. Cruise passengers are free to explore Bermuda by foot, motorcycle, bicycle or boat.
Bermuda cruise operators also have a number of excursions for passengers to enjoy the cruise as a floating hotel for the duration of their stay on the island. Bermuda Cruise Tours A Bermuda cruise is a great opportunity to enjoy some high class life. If your passion is golf, relax on the beach (yes, yes, the sand of some of Bermuda’s beaches is pink), or just taking it easy in tropical surroundings you are in for a treat on the island of Bermuda. For the more adventurous a full range of water sports can enjoy the warm waters of the coastline around the island. You can even have the opportunity to take in a cricket match or two while sipping a cup of English Afternoon tea – a total way more pleasant to experience ‘England’, without the gray skies and endless rain the real thing.