Harrington Sound


A central feature of Smith's and Hamilton parishes, this vast body of water is an important habitat for squid, spiny lobster, rays and other sea creatures. Its network of underwater caves is a favorite with snorkelers and divers.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Bermuda attractions

1. John Smith's Bay

0.92 MILES

The shallow, calm waters of this small half-moon beach are a favorite with local families, and it's one of the few beaches with a lifeguard on duty. There…

2. Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo

0.98 MILES

As well as being a top attraction for children, this great little zoo is also a center for research and conservation programs that aim to raise awareness…

3. Shelly Bay Beach & Nature Reserve

1.01 MILES

The only beach to speak of in Hamilton parish, this one's a family favorite, particularly on weekends. There's a large playground adjacent to the beach,…

4. Holy Trinity Church

1.08 MILES

Parts of this picturesque church date back to the third generation of Bermudians – the 1660s and '70s – and if you stop by during Sunday services, you can…

5. Spittal Pond Nature Reserve

1.27 MILES

Comprising several varied habitats – including marsh land, woodland, and brackish and freshwater ponds – this coastal nature reserve is home to several…

6. St Mark's Church

1.38 MILES

The stone incarnation of the original Anglican church that stood on this site since the 1650s, St Mark's is a dramatic landmark with a prominent spire…

8. Crystal Cave & Fantasy Cave

1.48 MILES

Small but beautifully formed, these two caves are one of the island's biggest attractions, and justifiably so. Entertaining 45-minute tours lead you down…