Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre

3.6
#1 of 10 in Beaches in St. Kitts and Nevis
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. To visit Cockleshell Beach and other attractions in Basseterre, use our Basseterre trip itinerary planner.
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  • White sand beach - great snorkeling with a waitress! Food was good at Reggae beach and nice to have everything you need right there  more »
  • The gentle waters of the Caribbean make this one special beach. Water sports including jet skis, sailboats, tubes, and the like are modestly priced. A small local restaurant features good food. Shower...  more »
  • The sand on St Kitts is volcanic brown sand. We did a back to back cruise and visited this beach the second week. It was better than Friar's Bay but the weather wasn't very good so it is difficult to ...  more »

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