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Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre

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Take a trip to Cockleshell Beach, an attractive sandy beach set in a scenic bay. Stroll along the powdery white sands; with over 3 km (2 mi) of beach to choose from, you can afford to take your time when picking your spot. Look across the bay to the sister island, Nevis, and take a swim in the channel that separates the two islands. Replenish your energy levels at one of the onsite restaurants and grills, providing a mix of sit-down fine dining and traditional Caribbean barbecue food. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cockleshell Beach and many more Basseterre attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Basseterre trip itinerary maker.
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  • Sheltered bay on the south end of the island with golden sands shallow depths and clear torquise water. Good snorkeling - saw a ray, plenty of angel fish and anemones. Great amenities, water sports et...  more »
  • We booked a tour to Cockleshell Beach with Roual Caribbean, and I cannot possibly say enough great things about this company. I lost my wallet with cash, credit card, and phone and Kantiirs tracked th...  more »
  • This beach is worth the additional 15 minutes, trust me! We went to this beach on recommendation of our driver after our dissatisfaction with Friars beachwhich was awful. Cockleshell beach is so prist...  more »