Explore the Pink Sands of Bermuda
Bermuda possesses all of the stunning attributes of a tropical paradise, with a unique mix of travel experiences. You’ll experience island vibes, British charm, a temperate climate, palm trees, impossibly blue water—and it’s an easy island getaway for anyone who lives on the East Coast. In fact, one of the most popular departure ports for a Bermuda cruise is Cape Liberty in New Jersey, just across the river from New York City.
From relaxing on a pink sand beach to diving over one of the many shipwrecks to hiking through a jungle, there is something for everyone. You can descend into the incredible Crystal Caves, viewing the natural stalactites and stalagmites. Bermuda's museums and art galleries add touches of urban sophistication. Its well-preserved forts surround you with its history. And, its natural island beauty makes it ideal for water sports, hiking, golfing, or just lazing on a picture-perfect beach. Our 7- and 10-night Bermuda cruise itineraries offer two overnights in King’s Wharf, so you have enough time to do it all.
Plus, starting in 2020, all of our Bermuda sailings will visit stunning Newport, Rhode Island, famous for its historic mansions of the Gilded Age and dramatic seaside cliffs. And, on our 10-night sailings, you’ll also enjoy an overnight stay in Charleston, South Carolina, a city that’s equal parts southern charm and cosmopolitan excitement.
Horseshoe Bay Beach, Bermuda
Mary Celestia Shipwreck, Bermuda
Crystal Caves, Bermuda
The Caribbean isn’t the only place with beautiful, serene beaches. Venture out to pink sands and turquoise blue waters by visiting Bermuda on board Celebrity Cruises®. Explore King’s Wharf, ride a bike along the Railway Trail or scuba dive to visit shipwrecks and see underwater life. Whether it’s for seven days or more, this subtropical British territory is sure to leave an imprint in your memory.
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Beautiful pink sand beaches, shallow water, and remarkable visibility in the seas surrounding Bermuda make diving there an unforgettably vivid experience. In Newport, you can explore the Goosewing Beach Preserve, one of Rhode Island’s most scenic spots, where endangered shorebirds are protected. And on our 10-night sailings visiting Charleston, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the coastal marshlands.
Be awed by the magical spectacle of the bioluminescent waters off Bermuda a few days after each full moon, or snorkel by day to swim alongside colorful reef fish. As if that weren’t enough, you can get up-close and personal with whales off the coast of Newport. And you’ll discover Charleston’s majestic dolphins and seabirds.
Bermuda is surrounded by beautiful reefs, which account for its history—and its well-earned reputation as a spectacular dive site. In 1609, the flagship of Admiral Sir George Somers was wrecked on these reefs while en route to the colony at Jamestown, Virginia. The crew then built two small ships and headed on to the American colony, but three sailors hid out and remained on the island. They were Bermuda's first European settlers. Not only can you can visit these historic sites, you’ll also discover the enchanting mansions of the Gilded Age in Newport, and visit the island of Fort Sumter in Charleston on our 10-night sailings.
King's Wharf has something for everyone—from adventure to relaxation. Taste local flavors and stroll through the many shops and museums near the sun-bleached Royal Naval Dockyard military fortress and the Bermuda Maritime Museum. Or, spend the day enjoying a scenic catamaran sail as you work on your tan and have the option to snorkel, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard in a secluded cove. Then, at night, experience all the hot dining spots, live music, and nightlife King’s Wharf has to offer.
Cruise to Newport, a serene city that has long been the playground of the rich and famous. Take a tour of the city’s many over-the-top mansions—like The Breakers, Marble House, Rosecliff, and more. Learn about Newport’s rich “Gilded Age” history, hear tales about the historical figures that made the city one of America’s wealthiest summer resorts, or enjoy the coastal views on the Cliff Walk.
Cruise to Charleston, a place full of southern charm. Our overnight stays allow you to explore the city to the fullest—dine at local restaurants, soak up the neighborhood nightlife, or take a scenic drive through the brightly-hued Rainbow Row with its stately mansions and majestic churches.
This cruise port, the first to be built in New Jersey in 40 years, provides the perfect setting to the beginning or end of any voyage and is conveniently located close to New York City. From your vantage point on the ship’s deck, you can look out over the most magnificent views as you cruise to Bermuda from New Jersey—the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, New York Harbor, and all of lower Manhattan. Its proximity to New York City makes it easy to spend a day or more exploring the Big Apple. In fact, our 7-night sailings will take you past the iconic Statue of Liberty.
There are so many ways to explore your ports of call on a Bermuda, Newport and Charleston cruise. Whether you’re an outdoorsy, active type or a foodie out to explore local cuisine and craft beers, Celebrity has shore excursions in Bermuda, Newport, and Charleston geared to your interests.
Take a kayak around Bermuda, relax on the pink sand beaches, explore the local aquariums, or take a nature hike through the forest. In Charleston, enlighten the family with some history on a tour of Fort Sumter. Or, spend time admiring magnificent mansions in Newport. There are plenty of shore excursion options for the entire family.
Whether you go snorkeling with reef fish in sunken shipwrecks off the coast of Bermuda, track enormous whales in Newport, or capture Charleston’s majestic seabirds, dolphins, and bald eagles on camera, there’s natural beauty and wildlife wherever you look on a Bermuda cruise.
Bermuda, Newport, and Charleston are a historian’s dream. From the British history of Bermuda to a harbor cruise around Fort Sumter to the iconic lighthouses in Newport, there is no shortage of historical sites to visit on our sailings to Bermuda, Newport, and Charleston.
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You’ll discover an abundance of fresh new flavors and places on our cruises to Bermuda, Newport and Charleston.
Rum cakes, as the name suggests, have rum as one of its ingredients and you will be able to make out the distinct and spicy rum flavor as soon as your teeth sink into the soft and delicious cakes. Horton's is the original bakers of Bermuda Black Rum Cakes which is a great favorite of the locals. Be sure to bring some home.
Charlestonians take their cuisine seriously- whether it’s crispy fried chicken, golden waffles, southern biscuits, or freshly caught oysters, you’ll get a satisfying taste of the deep South. A combination of authentic low country ingredients and a warm, coastal climate make every dish so special.
Considered the national dish of Bermuda, its basic ingredients are fish, tomatoes, green peppers, and onions, seasoned with black rum and "Sherry Pepper Sauce." The recipe is believed to have been developed by the 17th century British colonizers of Bermuda. Make sure to order some as you explore the culinary joys of Bermuda.