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Address: Basseterre, St. Kitts
Phone Number: 186966211297623329
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Good snokleling beach

The beach is very nice, there is good snorkeling along the cliff on the left side. Chairs and umbrellas were $5 each. You can take a group taxi/van there for $7 a person, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cole1964
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Red Deer

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Red Deer
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is very nice, there is good snorkeling along the cliff on the left side. Chairs and umbrellas were $5 each. You can take a group taxi/van there for $7 a person, but don't let them load half the taxi and then go looking for additional passengers. There was 8 of us in the van when he went in... More 

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Thank Cole1964
Ruislip, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most beaches I have been to in the Caribbean are difficult for wheelchair users, however although not brilliant it was fairly good. My 88 year old mother was with us. Just a bit of sand before entering the beach restaurant, but ramps into them. The beach looked clean but only went for a paddle due to time restraint. As this... More 

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Thank TJ1288
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26 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of fun to be had. A bit of a treck to get there but it's well worth the trip. It occasionally fills up with students from Ross.

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Thank Adam L
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66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice level beach. Spice mill is right there for drinks etc. Also have local ladies offering beach massage. WiFi and water sports are available.

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Thank Ali T
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 8 days on the island of Saint Kitts and visited multiple beaches. This beach isn't the best for swimming because of the rocks but it is great for sea shell collectors. In the water,you will find small to large sized seashells that are all beautiful and unique. It really is a sight to see. Great... More 

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Thank sherrilabelle
Carlyle, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The locals will hound you the entire time you are laying in your chair which cost you $5 per chair and $5 for umbrella. Ask you to buy coconuts, drinks, massage, island music to play while you are laying there. Not very impressed. Although Mr. Roger our taxi driver that took us their did come back when we ask him... More 

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Thank Hylite49
Maryland
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the beach, but the scenic drive out was well worth it also. For $28 for a car full of 4 people, it was only $7 per person for a one-way trip. The immediate areas around the roads weren't the best, but the views during the 25 min cab ride to Cockleshell beach of Nevis and St. Kitts were... More 

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Thank Mere828
Norwich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very thin sandy beach with 4 rows of loungers and parasols stretching along it's length. Reggae Beech bar very efficient and reasonable food. VERY busy on days when cruise shops are in harbour - which is most days.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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243 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cockleshell is the largest beach on the island. The sand, water, activities, views are all incredible. The restaurants on the beach range from small shacks to a the beautiful Spice Mill Restaurant. Pick a spot and enjoy your day.

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Thank donphillipsiree
Carlyle, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taxi driver took us $7p/p we told him to pick us up at a certain time and he came back. It was a 25 min ride very pretty, let us make a stop for pictures. Showed us where the the Atlantic and the Caribbean Sea meet! Beach was okay. Very touristy. They will hound you for things to buy

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