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Welcome To Paradise 'AAA' - Private Romantic Getaway!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

AAA - Awesome LOCATION, Amazing VIEW, Astonishing COMFORTABLE with FULL KITCHEN- Located in well known Mangrove Bay, Somerset Village, Bermuda.



Somerset Village, a small sleepy and picturesque community, was once a busy maritime port that hugs the Mangrove Bay. The water is crystal clear and perfect for a quick dip or you can just enjoy a stroll on the beach. Stroll along the narrow lanes on both sides of Mangrove Bay road and you will see many pastel color houses with wooden balconies, the small stores and the sleepy lifestyle of the islanders.

Exim Guest Apartment, new fully renovated with all amenities, overlooking the turquoise waters and sail boats of Mangrove Bay. Bus stops are in front of the Building on either directions make it very convenience to tour the Island either by Land or Sea. A ferry station at Watford Bridge is just a walk away.

Either strolling, running or biking through beautiful "Railway Trail"

Few steps across the way is 'Somerset Long Bay Beach' which provides a private local experience. The white, sandy beach, swimming near the coast with panoramic view of the northern coast of the island that doesn't usually get packed with beach goers, watch the Beautiful Magical Sunset every evening.

More Details

Jody Place
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, Thai
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Jody Place

We love Somerset Village! Both apartments with balconies are upstairs with its own entrances. We reside in downstairs apartment along with our Home Goods store. The community is very friendly. Lots to see and do if you enjoy the nature!

Jody Place purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Jody Place chose Somerset Village

In a quaint and romantic small Downtown.

We believe you will enjoy our place if you travel for the purpose of promoting health and wellness through physical activities and relaxation including cultural experience. Sandys is the western most Parish. It's named after Sir Edwin Sandys who made large investments to colonize the parish in early 1600s. The parish name is pronounced as 'Sands'. Sandys has five islands that are joined by bridges. The islands are Ireland Island North, Ireland Island South, Boaz Island, Watford Island and the biggest of all, Somerset Island. The Royal Naval Dockyard where most of the cruise ships anchor, is located at Ireland Island North. Being farthest from the congested Hamilton City, the parish provides refreshing piece and serenity that are quickly disappearing in tourist populated Bermuda.

What makes this apartment unique

To wake up every morning to the Beautiful picturesque blue water, sail boats, coconut trees, etc!

Easy Access with Bermuda Public Transportation System! Least expensive, reliable, safe and convenient way to explore the Island.

Buses and Ferries for Sandys, Bermuda

Bus routes #7 and #8 connect Hamilton City and Sandys. Bus #8 is more frequent than #7 and takes the Middle Road in Sandys through the urban areas, while bus#7 takes mainly the scenic South Road.

There are several ferry stops in Sandys that serve Hamilton City.

1) At the Dockyard - Few Bus Stops from EXIM Guest Apartment

2) At Watford Bridge - Walking distance from EXIM Guest Apartment

3) At Cavello Bay - Walking distance from EXIm Guest Apartment. This is located in Somerset island and is a lovely place. Buses won't go all the way. To reach the ferry stop, take Somerset Road, then Sound View Road and then Scott's Hill Road and go right up to the end.

4) At Somerset Bridge Wharf.


Somerset Village Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Modern design frameless glass shower enclosure with rain shower and body spray, vessel sink vanity, 45 sq ft approximately.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Open Floor Plan Studio - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size Sofa Bed
  • The Apartment can accommodate 2 Adult with King Size Bed and 2 small Children with Sofa bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Come and Experience!


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Welcome To Paradise 'AAA' - Private Romantic Getaway!
average rating of 4.97561 based on 41 reviews

A beautiful rental

  • 5 of 5

Cathy and Jody's studio rental in Somerset Village was all that we wanted and more. Right from the location, on the main road leading into and away from the village, to its balcony overlooking the town and its small bay, and the utter charm of the interior of the rental - with all of its simple amenities. This was a fantastic rental that we look forward to coming back to. Of no small importance was the charm and grace of our hosts, Cathy and Jody, who made sure we were always comfortable and made arrangements for our transport to and from the airport. We couldn't have asked for a more gracious host. We hope to see them again next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic stay in Somerset Village. Close to private beaches and bus stop is literally right across the street. Bought a bus pass for the whole stay which was totally worth it. Thank you Jody and Cathy for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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  • 5 of 5

We had the honeymoon of a lifetime at Jody’s place! I can’t say enough good things about Jody and Cathy. They were very accommodating and helpful and genuinely want their visitors to have the best trip imaginable. Jody even gave us a tour of the island on an electric bike which was a blast! The unit itself is very spacious with an unforgettable view of Mangrove bay from the balcony. It has everything you need for a short to extended stay such as a full kitchen, king size bed, digital cable plus much more. The town of Somerset on the west end of the island is a quiet little village set in a perfect location close to some of the tourist spots and beaches. There is a post office a short walk away where you can purchase bus tickets or passes for traveling around the island. The pharmacy and beverage store was very convenient to pick up little things you need along the way. Somerset squire is located just across the road & we were very pleased with the food & service, while the locals make it an friendly and fun experience. It is a short bus ride (sort of long walk which we learned the hard way) from the dockyard which has plenty to choose from to see between the museum, restaurants and shopping. The famous beaches located on the south side of the island were about a 15-20 minute ride away which is were we spent most of our time. Horse Shoe Bay is the recommended spot to spend at the beach! Very beutiful sights with clear water as far as you can see. After a long day at the beach, the city of Hamilton is about a 30 minute drive away if you wanted a dinner and night out. It was very comforting to have a long day out to come back to the unit to get some rest and relaxation. This really was the trip of a lifetime and highly recommend visiting with Jody & Cathy. Thank you to Jody & Cathy for everything and we hope to be back again!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a DEAL and the BEST hospitality you will find

  • 5 of 5

I have NEVER stayed at a place with the gracious amount of hospitality that Jody and Cathy have given us. They have gone above and beyond to make our stay welcomed and comfortable. Not to mention how beautiful and convenient the location was! This by far was the BEST place we have EVER stayed. If they weren't so affordable we may have never been able to stay in Bermuda. Jody has done a wonderful job renovating the apt. it was spacious roomy, and it made you feel like you feel like a princess with the beautiful balcony. Everyone in the area was extremely friendly. We would HIGHLY RECOMMEND your stay with Cathy and Jody, if you don't you are really going to miss out.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice property - spacious and well located. Adequately equipped to support light meals

  • 5 of 5

Being close to the Dockyards was convenient in that there are ferries there that go to Hamilton and St Georges. The weekday morning and evening ferries stop at nearby Watford Bridge, a short walk from the unit. Bus stops are literally right out front.

We used buses to get to the south shore beaches. Warwick Long Bay was very quiet and we were able to walk from there to Horseshoe Bay.

We used the ferry to get to St George and Hamilton - much wuicker than the bus in both cases.

Jody the owner was very nice and arranged our transport to and from the airport with Mr Robinson who was very willing to share his knowledge of the areas we drove through.

Overall, a great stay in a wonderful place.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Location Overlooking the Water.

  • 5 of 5

We purchased a weekly bus pass. We found the bus very easy to hop on/off and could even use the pass for the ferry. The bus stop is located a few steps from the apartments – an easy on/off to all the Best Beaches and the Dockyard. The Royal Navy Dockyard is a ten minute bus ride where you can catch the Ferry to Hamilton or Saint George. The Dockyard also has restaurants, stores, craft stores, a small shopping mall and more.

The apartment was very clean with a full kitchen, high ceilings and a beautiful balcony overlooking Mangrove bay. Its located steps away to a pizza shop, a restaurants and convenience stores. There is also a supermarket (the Market Place) about a ten minute walk or short bus ride.

We found Long Bay Beach one of the Best with tons of sea turtles and good snorkeling around the rocks. It is only a 10-15 walk from the apartment. To get there go left from the apartment down Somerset Road, to Mangrove Bay Road, make a left on Tween Walls – it is to the left of The Nature Reserve through Long Bay Park to the Beach. The water is very calm and shallow.

Don’t forget to Stargaze – was very beautiful!

Owners Jody and Cathy were very respectful of our space and very helpful in making any arrangement and with any questions. If we lived there I think they would be our best friends – very caring and generally nice people.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Kilometres
L.F.Wade International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Country Squire
Nearest Ferry
1.2 Kilometres
Whatford Bridge Ferry
Nearest Ski
0.5 Kilometres
Cambridge resort
Nearest Beach
1.2 Kilometres
Somerset Long Bay Beach
Car: not necessary

Naval Royal/Dock Yard, Maritime Museum, Fort Scaur, Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Smallest Draw Bridge in the World, Hog Bay

We LOVE "Hog Bay": This is one of the best kept secrets of the island and very few know about the beach. It is located in Sandy's parish.

So why is Hog Bay Beach so unknown in Bermuda? Because you need to walk quite a bit through a rocky and wooded trail to get to it, and it is only a beach at low tide. During high tide, the beach disappears completely. So the beach is usually available for you to enjoy only for about four hours a day. But for us that's a privileged exclusivity for four long hours, and we thoroughly enjoy the walk through the trail as well. It's a tiny beach at low tide and a beautiful area for swimming and snorkeling. At low tide, the shallows extend some 300 meters into the sea, and is excellent for snorkeling. But you should get hold of a tide chart to time your visit correctly. You can get a tide chart in the website for any day.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Booking fee to Homeaway and Lodging fee through EXIM Guest Apartment directly

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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