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A postcard of a beach: fine white sands, coconut palms, placid waters and even a lagoon behind the beach.
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Charlestown, Nevis
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the passenger ferry from St. Kitts to Charlestown, and walked to Pinneys Beach from the downtown area. You could easily get a taxi to Pinney's but we wanted to walk (It was about 25-30 minutes). When you arrive from the south, you'll be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 2 hours on Pinney's beach as part of of a tour from St. Kitts. The beach was clean and clear with umbrellas and lounge chairs for our comfort. I don't believe there was access to renting snorkeling equipment. We had goggles and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travelingdoxie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice swimming, but no snorkling. Good restaurants. Liked the food and drinks. Would like to return.!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dksotermd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to swim, this is the place. Calm, warm waters, with clearly defined swimming areas, and equally defined boat channels for reaching docks or reaching shore. It only got a four star review because my wife & I are rating this against other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank StephandRuss6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day at the beach here. The beach is nice and the water was perfect. We rented unbrellas and chairs, they were $15 US for 2 chairs and an umbrella, I thought that was very reasonable considering prices on US beaches. There were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frances V
Reviewed December 3, 2018

You can walk from the beach restaurant s, past the locals small beach side bars to Four Seasons Resort and beyond to Mango Restaurant and to Paridice beach if you don't mind a bit of a hike. 4 Seasons charges the most for a beer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a cruise ship in St. Kitts, and took the ferry here. The beach was nearly empty. The views were gorgeous with the volcano in the background. The water is pretty, but not clear due to the sand stir-up. It’s not a good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 936brandyc
Reviewed November 27, 2018

This is the beach outside of the Four Seasons Resort. Very nice beach with Staff to bring water, towels, drink and whatever you may need. There were paddle boards, snorkels and various other water activities provided for a charge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Global494681
Reviewed November 12, 2018

There is no better beach on Nevis to see the sunset than Pinney's Beach. If you are lucky you may just see the "Green Flash". I love it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carlislepowell
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Not a thick beach but there are not a lot of people on the island so there is enough sand for all . A few nice restaurants near Buy , misbegotten beach is a little better you can watch the planes flow in and out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Breck_Stewart
January 10, 2018|
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Response from Jotum | Reviewed this property |
There is a shuttle and some catamaran charters, but your best bet is probably the water taxi.
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lionelfreda
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Rowan813 | Reviewed this property |
I arrived by boat. I would suggest a taxi from town. You could walk it if you really wanted to.
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E-Chick
October 28, 2015|
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Response from ChipA169 | Reviewed this property |
We actually booked the trip to Nevis through the Marriott where we were staying. However, there are many personal options outside of this one. Most of the cab drivers are de facto tour guides and can arrange to pick you up... More
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MWMS58
Saint Louis, Missouri
Friar's Beach or Pinney's Beach? (6 Replies)
We have one day on a cruise and both beaches sound spectacular. I would base my decision on ease to get there, snorkeling, and cost involved. Thanks for any suggestions.
March 05, 2012|
Response fromting|
South Friar's is on St. Kitts. Pinney's is on Nevis. Where is your ship docking? I'd let that be my guide.
grizzy77
Tampa
Pinney's Beach question. (6 Replies)
Hello, We decided to spend one of our days in Nevis and are leaning to Pinney's Beach. Does anyone know if there is an area that we can rent chairs and umbrellas or a palapa and where along Pinney's it is? Also, are there any facilities? We'd like to hang out around some of the Beach Bars if possible. Thanks, Chris
April 07, 2008|
Response fromCaribSurfer|
At Pinney's Beach both Sunshine's ans Chevy's Beach Bar have "free" lounge chairs that you can use. Both places have areas with shade. If by "facilities" you mean "rest rooms" you'll find fairly primitive ones at Chevy's (Sunshine's are still underconstruction but should be finished in a couple of weeks.) You can also pay an exhorbident "day fee (think in terms of $300US) if you weant to use the facilities at the Four Seasons Resort.
Katyarose-art
oakland,ca
Pinney's Beach palm trees (3 Replies)
We are headed to St Martin in 3 weeks to pick up a 36 foot boat and sail around the area. We were thinking of heading over to Nevis but heard that the beaches look funny because all of the palm trees are stubs from a hurricane. Is this true? Is it worth a long all day said to spend a few nights at Pinney's beach?
March 27, 2011|
Response fromCaribSurfer|
About 5 years ago a disease call Lethal Yellow killed almost all the coconut palm trees on Pinney's Beach (and other areas of Nevis - mostly along the Caribbean side of the island). While there are a number of ""bare" palm tree trucks still standing (mostly on public lands) many of the private land owners (including the Four Seasons Resort) have removed the dead trees from their properties and replaced them with disease resistant varieties. On the public lands new, younger palm trees have...More