Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre

3.5
#1 of 13 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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  • We descend to a cruise and hired a topik that led us to this beautiful beach. $7.00 per person. The way is fantastic the driver was explaining everything. The beach has sun loungers for you to rent and spend a few hours. Beautiful beach beautiful! Is very worthwhile.
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  • Lovely peaceful beach. There are several bars along the beach but on the days we went none were open . Gentle slopping sandy beach . Probably the best beach on the Island  more »
  • This whole island is beautiful, amazing beach’s and breath taking views. I could have spent so much more time on this beach and in these clear warm waters  more »
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