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Cockleshell Beach

Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-762-3543
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  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
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Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-762-3543
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Straight from the tour guide. Delightful sandy beach, unspoiled and care is taken to keep it pristine.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed a mini bus to the beach at a cost of $7 each. We had to haggle for our 2 year old!!! We were dropped off and we purchased several umbrellas at $5 each which was ok. Beer from the bar was $2 each. I...More

Thank BorntocruiseUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

White sand beach - great snorkeling with a waitress! Food was good at Reggae beach and nice to have everything you need right there

2  Thank Tam919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gentle waters of the Caribbean make this one special beach. Water sports including jet skis, sailboats, tubes, and the like are modestly priced. A small local restaurant features good food. Showers and changing area are there as well.

1  Thank rjma15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sand on St Kitts is volcanic brown sand. We did a back to back cruise and visited this beach the second week. It was better than Friar's Bay but the weather wasn't very good so it is difficult to rate the beach. There was...More

3  Thank NJgirlL0vesT0Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We knew that the beach would not be a pretty white sand since the island is very volcanic - like St. Lucia. So we were prepared for sandy colored with black in it. The beach had a big drop off and it was really windy...More

2  Thank HotWeatherGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to spend a relaxing day at our 1st stop of St Kitts. When got off at pier many vendors are trying to get your business. You need to haggle. Was disappointed with this beach. Rocks were huge. Water was not crystal clear. Chair rentals...More

2  Thank ergreen
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hi Debbie, I am returning to help with the relief work from the recent hurricanes. You are my friend and I want to help you with anything that you me to do while I am there. I will be back at Debbie's place on October...More

Thank Christopher-Joey
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We booked an excursion to Cockleshell Beach from Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas. As far as tropical beaches go...this Beach left a lot to desire. Not the soft sand and crystal clear waters you normally expect. The "bar" charges you on their whim. The...More

2  Thank jazzatone
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went with our adult children to this beach and it was wonderful. Take a taxi for about $7 each but the view is great. Watch out for the monkeys. They jump on you and the guy charges to take picture with your own phone

1  Thank Akron40years
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Patty M
21 June 2017|
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Response from karriboyer2023 | Reviewed this property |
I have one tip. Do not pay to hold the monkeys. They abuse them and pull out their teeth so they can't bite.The only tour you should not go on is to Timotjy Hill. A man named Charsley sits up there with a baby monkey trying... More
18 May 2017|
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Response from karriboyer2023 | Reviewed this property |
The only tour you should not go on is to Timotjy Hill. A man named Charsley sits up there with a baby monkey trying to get money for pictures. My horrible experience was he handed me a 4 week old baby monkey he had beat up... More
Ken C
10 May 2017|
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Response from Mostafa A | Reviewed this property |
Go to a beach as they have very nice ones I enjoyed Cockle beach