Posted May 19th, 2007, 03:24 PM
I can only tell you from my own trips to Bermuda...Yes some beaches are easy to get. Horseshoe Bay is one of them but only if you take the taxi there and take it directly down to the beach (they will do this you won't have to ask) if you take the bus it will drop you off at the top of the hill and it is a long walk down. Taxis will be there when you are ready to leave as well (it's a tourist area for sure) You can rent chairs and umbrellas there are facilities there and a snack shack. No charge for the beach but the chairs and umbrella rentals are a bit on the pricey side. I've never been to Elbow, which is in the general vincinity, they may have a day pass there to the resort. The ferry, from what I saw, does handle wheelchairs. I did read somewhere on these boards that they didn't or it wasn't easy to do, but I did not see any difficulty with the two ladies who needed the use of them, they were helped on by a family member and a young fellow who appeared to work for the ferry.
Another idea for a tour would be the carriage tour.. horse drawn carriage, takes several people...very nice. God Bless your Dad at 85 and still active. It's what will keep him going. Have a wonderful time!