Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre

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#1 of 14 in Beaches in St. Kitts and Nevis
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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. To visit Cockleshell Beach and other attractions in Basseterre, use our Basseterre trip itinerary planner.
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  • Amazing calm beach with white sand. The restaurant has outstanding authentic island food and great drinks. Mahlik was our waiter but went above and beyond to make sure that our group was happy. He is....  more
    Amazing calm beach with white sand. The restaurant has outstanding authentic island food and great drinks. Mahlik was our waiter but went above and beyond to make sure that our group was happy. He is....  more »
  • Great views of Nevis and the volcano. There are multiple bars where you can rent a chair and umbrella. 
    Great views of Nevis and the volcano. There are multiple bars where you can rent a chair and umbrella.  more »
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  • Beach is very clean. There is a bar/restaurant where you can be served from your lounge chair. There are options to rent jet skis and kayaks and get messages. We found that a lot of people from the Marriott and Hyatt go here because it is one of the nicest and closest.
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