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Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre

(3.5/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We took a public taxi to get to this beach during a port stop on our cruise. The taxi was $7pp each way (reasonable fare) though I had to sit with my eyes closed most of the way as I thought our drive...  more »
  • Beach was overcrowded, chairs are in poor condition. However the water is wonderful and you can snorkel at the far end where there are a lot of rocks for fish to hide. 
  • We stopped here at the end of a tour, it's a beautiful quiet beach. I would like to spend more time here on my next visit