St. Kitts & Nevis
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St. Kitts & Nevis
Department of Tourism
Some of the Most Beautiful Beaches in the Caribbean
beaches of the Southeast Peninsula were not reachable
until very recently, with the construction of a small road. The
area was previously accessible only to those with yachts--or
very strong legs. Currently, there is carefully planned, low-key
development of the area, continuing the St. Kitts and Nevis tradition
of protecting and enhancing the environment, and of using natural
assets wisely. These beaches have beautiful white sand, are exceptionally
clean, and offer really phenomenal vistas of the tropical splendour
of sister island Nevis. These undeveloped beaches include Turtle
Beach, Sand Bank Bay, Friar's Bay South and many more.
Travelling from Basseterre towards the South East Peninsula,
Frigate Bay offers both calm Caribbean beaches ideal for swimming
as well as Atlantic beaches perfect for body surfing.
the northern end of St. Kitts are numerous gray volcanic sand
beaches, worn from the black igneous rock which makes up the
island. They are definitely worth a look, especially if you are
used to more common white-sand beaches.
St. Kitts sister island Nevis is famous the world over for its
miles-long, picture-perfect Pinney's Beach. Smooth, soft,
sugar-fine white sands are punctuated by coconut palms; just
behind the beach lies a uniquely South Pacific-like lagoon. Pinney's
is never crowded, and the water, calm and shallow, is perfect
for swimming or wading. Other Nevisian beaches include Oualie
Beach in a sheltered cove perfect for swimming, windsurfing,
sailing and kayaking, Cades Bay Beach, Nisbet beach and the intimate
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