Southampton Parish in Bermuda is a good pick for an enjoyable beach vacation. With options of sandy beaches, coves such as the Church Bay and Horseshoe Bay, and many upscale resorts, Southampton meets the need of a luxury vacation seeker. The Victoria Park in Hamilton is a popular public park in this region. Nature lovers shouldn’t miss exploring the Seymour’s Pond Nature Reserve, a habitat of 200 native and exotic bird species. Historic attractions in Southampton include the cast-iron Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, dating back to 1846. Southampton is also a perfect destination for a golf enthusiast, with many challenging championship courses, including the Port Royal Golf Club, Bermuda Golf Academy and the Fairmont Southampton Golf Club.
The South Shore area features luxury hotels while the relaxed North District offers many choices of bed-and-breakfasts and upscale hotel chains. The Bermuda International Airport (BDA) is the nearest airport to Southampton. Scooter and bicycle rentals are popular transportation local modes, and the local bus service offers 11 routes. Bermuda's public buses are bright pink, and transportation passes are available, offering guests unlimited ferry and bus rides for a flat fee.
Sandys Parish, the westernmost town in Southampton, is home to vibrant nightlife scene. Bermuda’s sub-tropical climate features an average high temperature in the 60s, making it comfortable year-round.