Bermuda: Coco Reef

Coco Reef, Bermuda
Coco Reef, Bermuda

At the beginning of November we escaped the dreich Glasgow weather for a week in Bermuda. Those who knew of my antipathy to beach holidays were bemused, even more so when I said “No, it’s going to be a walking holiday!” For only 17 years (1931-1948) Bermuda had a 22-mile railway which is now (largely) available as a trail for walkers and cyclists (see the Bermuda Railway Pages for more information about both). Over 7 days, we managed to walk most of it.

In any case, the weather, although warm, was a bit too stormy for beach activities. Hurricane Kate passed nearby while we were there, bringing rain and quite a lot of wind on some days, as seen below.

Our base, the Coco Reef Hotel, was in a lovely setting.

The room was comfortable, although I found being watched by the lady in the picture a bit scary. But who could quibble with a balcony with a sea view?

The holiday was arranged by Headwater – we’ve travelled with them in the past, but mainly in Europe, walking from hotel to hotel while the local rep moves your baggage. We haven’t used a travel company for some years, but I picked up their brochure when looking for ideas and this jumped out. I’m glad it did!

More on the walks we did to follow.

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33 thoughts on “Bermuda: Coco Reef

  1. Majka February 12, 2016 / 14:25

    Bermuda is not so far from Jamaica and I hope I can visit it one day with my husband. Thanks for beautiful photos and description.

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    • Anabel Marsh February 12, 2016 / 15:29

      Thank you – I’m glad you liked the photos. It’s a beautiful place so I hope you get there some day.

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  2. jazzfeathers January 21, 2016 / 08:18

    This sounds like quite the alternative holiday.
    The place looks lovely, and the weather… alternative at time, right? 😉

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    • Anabel Marsh January 21, 2016 / 08:37

      Not quite the balmy weather we hoped for but good enough most of the time!

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  3. Drue & Jayme January 16, 2016 / 22:25

    Extremely jealous of all the beautiful places you are able to travel too! The photos of the hotel look absolutely beautiful. Take me there!

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