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Old 06-05-2006, 08:04 PM
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Hey guys! Im christine, a FIRST time cruiser. i am going on the NCL dawn Bahamas & Bermuda... i am only in bermuda one day from 8 am to 5...

if anyone is familar with the port i just have a couple of quick questions. i think ive been to every site researching it, but i never got a difinitive answer (it took me a while to finally register and post this! LOL)

given my time, i want to see PINK sand. (well, you know guys..!) so, i keep hearing all about elbow beach and horseshoe bay... how far away is that from my port? will it be difficult to get to? if i have the option of choosing one, what would you guys prefer?

if im looking for a picture perfect beach, is anything worth it in Kings Wharf? does anyone have any suggestions?

and also, is there a specific area where the water is calmer than the others?

THANKS guys!! i leave June 24th, if you could help i would LOVE YOU ALL

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Old 06-06-2006, 06:23 AM
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If it's a pink sand beach you are in search of -don't waste your time at King's Wharf. The majority of the Bermuda beaches of your dreams are along the south shore. Both beaches you are considering are spectacular, although I prefer Elbow Beach only because it offers a longer stretch of sand for the beach walks I so enjoy. (Warwick Long Bay is also great.) You can take one of the local buses to either beach, but in the interest of time I might consider taking a taxi (be prepared they are expensive). Or you might want to consider taking the local bus (there is a terminal with information at the dock at King's Wharf)to the beach in the morning and then paying the extra fare for a taxi back to port to maximize your beach time. From the Dockyard, Horseshoe Bay is the closest.
Hope that helps!

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Old 06-06-2006, 07:43 AM
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I agree with Nancy. I like Elbow Beach a lot. The public buses in Bermuda are clean and friendly, but given your time restriction, I'd opt for a taxi at least one way.

If you get back to King's Wharf early, there are some galleries and museums to see, but it's sort of industrial-looking and not very pretty.

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Old 06-09-2006, 05:53 PM
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Leaving from NY? I think im going to be on the same trip as you? Norweigan Dawn?
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Old 06-10-2006, 02:33 PM
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yep! thats when and where im going to!
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Old 06-13-2006, 07:44 PM
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i am also on the same cruise. All i care about in the PINK SAND -=D...how far are these pink sand beaches from kings wharf?
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Old 06-21-2006, 03:01 PM
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2 More days to go wooohooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooo
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Old 06-21-2006, 06:09 PM
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2 more days!!!!!!! hehehe
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Old 06-22-2006, 07:54 AM
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Lucky!! Have a wonderful cruise!!
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Old 06-23-2006, 04:35 PM
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