Best Beaches for a Half-Day Visit:
Tobacco Bay, St. George's - It's within walking distance from town and has a snack bar and changing facilities.
Somerset Long Bay, King's Wharf - A quiet spot with lots of coral bluffs, it's near the village of Somerset and adjacent to an interesting nature reserve.
Best Beach for Active Types:
Elbow Beach, Hamilton - Located on the South Shore, this beach also has watersports rentals and snack bars.
Horseshoe Bay Beach, Hamilton - This beach has watersports rentals and snack bars.
Best Beach for Snorkeling:
Achilles Bay Park, St. George's - Located adjacent to Fort St. Catherine.
Church Bay, Hamilton - You'll find it on the West End.
Best Secluded Beach:
Warwick Long Bay, Hamilton - This beach is surrounded by South Shore Park and the 1/2 mile long beach is definitely off the beaten path.
Mangrove Bay, King's Wharf - It used to be a smuggler's cove, but is now a quiet place where landscape artists like to hang out. It's near Somerset Village.