Bermuda was discovered in 1503 by Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez, after whom the islands are named. It is also referred to as the Bermudas or Somers Isles, is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. Located off the east coast of the United States, the island makes for a delightful getaway vacation. If you're looking for peace and quiet, Bermuda has pampering resorts to soothe your soul. Romantics will find atmospheric inns with four-poster beds and candlelight dining.