Bermuda is famous for its pink sand beaches as its golf courses. It is also an island that you don’t have to go all the way to the Caribbean for. Bermuda is just a two hour plane ride from New York, but you can extend the scenic trip between the two by taking a cruise. Ships will typically sail from the spring to the fall. Since the weather in New York can be unpredictable the rest of the year, ships typically sail to Bermuda from May through October.
Cruises to Bermuda typically leave from New York’s terminal in Manhattan, on 12th Avenue. You can get there by bus, limousine or taxi. If you drive yourself, be aware that the parking rates at Manhattan Cruise Terminal can be quite high. Also, don’t forget to check with the cruise lines to before you get too far in making your plans. The ships that go from New York to Bermuda are subject to change each season.
You can sail the Norwegian Gem from New York to King’s Wharf, Bermuda, for a seven night cruise. The ship will remain docked for three of those nights, giving you access to the amenities of the Gem and the attractions of Bermuda at the same time. This ship has unique additions like the Bliss Ultra Lounge, which has bowling and dancing, and a two-story Nintendo Wii screen.
Holland America ms Veendam
Holland America’s ms Veendam received a refurbishment, adding art, antiques and private verandahs for enhanced luxury. They’ve even added Spa Staterooms, offering close vicinity and amenities from the spa.
The ship sails to Bermuda from New York with two days at sea before it makes two stops. The ms Veendam spends two nights in Saint George and then three in Hamilton.
The Carnival Miracle offers a seven day cruise from New York to Bermuda. This ship has features that especially cater to kids, such as camps for various age groups and separate club for teens and a tweens to hang out in. The Carnival Miracle is 11 stories high and built so most of the cabins have ocean views. The ship sails to King’s Wharf, Bermuda, and spends three full days docked there.