Travel, Vacation in Bermuda
Bermuda has a remarkably mild climate that seldom sees extremes of either hot or cold. During the winter months (December through March), temperatures average 70F. The hottest part of the year is between May and mid-October, when temperatures range from 75F to 85F. The summer months are somewhat drier, although rainfall is spread fairly evenly throughout the year.
Its climate is relatively favorable to hay fever sufferers. Ragweed is non-existent, and pollens of other weeds are quickly blown out to sea.
Bermuda is lush and alive with natural splendor. You’ll find the Island is vibrant with over 4,500 marine organisms, 1,100 insects and spiders, 750 different types of fungi, 1,000 varieties of plant life, 350 bird species, and 650 species of fishes. Meander through aromatic gardens, explore fascinating caves, and swim with fishes of all colors, shapes and sizes, and you’ll discover why Bermuda is a celebration of fauna and flora that will delight your senses. To get back to nature, go to Bermuda.
It was born of a turbulent marriage between the fiery lava of volcanic eruptions and the tempestuous waters of the North Atlantic more than 100 million years ago. Over eons, the ocean’s currents and prevailing winds sculpted the phylogenic rock and covered it with layers of limestone. Migrating birds carried seminal elements from North America and the Caribbean. And on the 26-mile long archipelago, they fertilized the soil with the seeds and spores that would blossom and flourish on this island paradise. The animal population arrived here with great determination and a little luck. There are no land bridges to Bermuda, and no convenient chain of islands, so only animals that were able to fly, swim, or drift along on some form of flotsam were able to make a home here. Finally, the finishing touches were added by human seafarers who planted shrubs and flowering trees.
Bermuda is famous for its hospitality and its beautiful environment, but while your trip to Bermuda may only take you a couple of hours, it is quite difficult to reach for migrating animals. There are no land bridges or island chains leading from the distant mainland over 600 miles away. Only those animals with the ability to fly, swim, or hitch rides on floating rafts of vegetation have been able to land on shore and make themselves at home. Of course, some of our non-native species arrived in an easier fashion they were brought over on ships long ago and introduced by well-intentioned, but perhaps short-sighted people. So, because of Bermuda’s location far out in the Atlantic Ocean, there are no endemic mammals on this beautiful Island. As you explore, you will not see the familiar squirrels or raccoons, but rather, a fine assortment of amphibians, reptiles, and birds. Experience Bermuda’s wild side explore their land and sea and you’ll be certain to discover a rich community of animal life that will inspire you to return there year after year. Just like the birds.