Bermuda is a place of various activities, places to see, and things to experience. Whether you're in Bermuda on business or vacation, the island presents a whole range of endless things to do. The sub-tropical weather of the island makes it an ideal place for outdoor land-based activities, as well as thrilling water sports. From golf, tennis, and horse riding, to helmet diving, fishing, and sailing, the action just doesn't seem to stop. And what about the great Bermuda shopping places the island offers for those visitors who have had enough fun on the beach and on land, and just want to take home great souvenirs of their wonderful experience of the island.
27th Century Boutique has long been known as a stylish, trendsetting shop on the island. This high-fashion boutique offers Bermuda shopping on silver costume jewelry, accessories, and designer clothing, with European clothing designed for women ages thirteen and up which are rather conservative and in good taste. This shop has also finicky collection of shoes for both women and men. This shop will satisfy the need of those looking for fashion set from the island.
A.S. Cooper and Sons is the oldest and largest china and glassware store in Bermuda. This family owned business offers a wide array pf fine bone china, glassware, earthenware, and jewelry, for those seeking to find a solid memento from the island. Among the well-known names represented are Royal Copenhagen, Belleek, Minton, Royal Doulton, Aynsley, and Wedgwood. The perfume department of the store also offers some of the world's excellent perfumeries that tourists can get hold of in their Bermuda shopping.
Bermuda Glass-Blowing Studio and Showroom is the only glass-blowing studio with employed both locally trained Bermudians and Europeans. Most of the studio's pieces are inspired by revolutionary developments in the art-glass world, although some have been commissioned. Display pieces cost about $5 to $850, and minimum commission accepted is usually more than $500. The studio also offers visitors and customers a unique experience of creating their own designed dish or paperweight for $150 per hour, and the custom pieces are taken home by the customers. Demonstrations are also held by experts from Monday to Friday at 10am to 5pm.
Gosling Brothers, Ltd is where tourists and visitors can buy Gosling's Black Seal dark rum. Tourists can perhaps buy one bottle to sample on the island and another as an 'in-bond' purchase to take home. 'In-bond' purchases cannot be consumed on the island as they can only be exported, and the bottle you drink on the island is probably going to cost fifty percent more than the 'in-bond' bottle. For those who want to take home the liquor under the duty-free allowance, it can be arranged to be sent to the airport.
There are many more Bermuda shopping stores and boutiques where visitors can find what they need, from jewelry, to arts and crafts, to perfume and cosmetics, to antiques, silver, bookstores, and specialty shopping, everything can be accommodated by the various Bermuda shopping places on the island.