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Address: St. Kitts
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A clean and friendly beach where a variety of sea life, including squid and...

A clean and friendly beach where a variety of sea life, including squid and sea urchin, reside.

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Fantastic Beach day!

We had been to cockleshell beach on an earlier cruise and decided to try this beach this time and boy was it the right decision! This beach is fantastic. We hired a cab driver to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kelly M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been to cockleshell beach on an earlier cruise and decided to try this beach this time and boy was it the right decision! This beach is fantastic. We hired a cab driver to take just the 2 of us which cost us $20 ( but only $10 to get back because we shared the transfer with other cruise... More 

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Swindon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit here from cruise via taxi and did not disappoint. Good facilities at resort bar shower inside and outside. Good small reef just off the beach to the left and for the more adventurous around the point to the right deeper water where stingray and turtle can be found.

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1 Thank garyhK5706ET
Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice beach to visit. There is a resort adjacent that provides food, drinks and restroom facilities. Lounges and chairs to rent. There are a couple of beach bars further up the beach, about a 5 minute walk. The water is clean and refreshing. Take the Coastal View Charters water taxi for $10 instead of the road taxi. Better views... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

South Friars beach is not your immaculate, palm fringed white sands quintessential Caribbean beach, it is more a ragged, wild beach with minced of white and black sand with great beach shacks and easy to snorkel places. Good vibes, few papeles a lot of relaxation and overall wild beauty. Great fun

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We came by cruise ship and actually went to Carambola to rent chairs. However, we walked down the entire beach from Carambola to ShipWreck and it was so pretty down that way. If you have never seen a black sand beach, you must check this out! The black sand sparkled in the sun and looked like diamonds! I couldn't get... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Pictures cant do this beach justice - It is absolutely breathtaking.. Can soak for hours in this haven! - calm, clear waters with amazing views!! Great for kids although I went for my honeymoon!

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1 Thank cutybabes03
Granville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We had heard of a great little beach spot, called Shipwreck Beach (two of our travel mates had honeymooned here) and decided to taxi over. Price was $4 per person one way, and it took approx. 15 minutes to get there. Upon arrival at Shipwreck, we were very surprised to find the beach was tiny. The black sand was cool,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

very few people at this beach, rented chairs and umbrellas. Beautiful quiet place to spend a few hours on the beach. Only downside is that we did not find any place on the beach that would rent jet skis. I think there was one place that rented kayaks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were with friends on a cruise, and St Kitts was one of our ports of call. We rented scooters from Sunny Blue, which we loved! We planned on going to cockleshell beach; however, we ended up not having enough time to go there. Someone suggested coming here to South Friars since it was much closer. We... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This beach is in a nice cove that keeps the waves calm and soothing. The beach is shallow compared to others, but if you want to lounge in a chair at one of the 3 beach clubs/restaurants, your feet will be about ten feet from the water. Found some nice sea shells and a perfect hidden gem of a beach... More 

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