Cockleshell Beach, Basseterre

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Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • I highly recommend this beach for cruisers! This beach is a short taxi ride from the cruise port. Alcoholic beverages are inexpensive here so a hotel day pass isn't necessary. This was one of my...  more »
  • Mountain View’s are stunning. Cockleshell the most popular of the handful of beaches around the tip of the south-east. Dark blue waters that are calm. Reggae Beach Bar and Gril, 100m or so further...  more »
  • Lovely place
  • Beautiful beach. Work the drive from the cruise port top spend the day!

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