White House Bay

St Kitts & Nevis

The beach itself ain't much, but there's some pretty good snorkeling here thanks to offshore reefs and a couple of sunken wrecks. These days, though, the reason most people visit is for sublime sunset drinks at the chic Salt Plage beach bar.

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1. South Friar’s Bay

1.99 MILES

There are excellent tanning and snorkeling possibilities along this long sandy beach backed by palm trees and sea grapes, and bookended by two restaurants…

2. Cockleshell Beach

2.06 MILES

Enjoy great views of Nevis across the Narrows on what is arguably St Kitts' best beach. This crescent of white powdery sand with calm, shallow waters and…

3. North Friar’s Bay

2.14 MILES

Thanks to treacherous currents, there's not so much as a cold-beer vendor in sight on this utterly wild Atlantic-side beach. It's great for spirit-lifting…

4. Frigate Bay South

2.87 MILES

In season, the party never stops along the Strip, a beach-shack-backed golden sweep of sand with mellow, kid-friendly waves, and bars that keep the party…

5. Frigate Bay North


This beach is facing the Atlantic, so expect some waves and breezes, although there's an offshore reef to temper the action. The southern portion is…

6. Oualie Beach

4.63 MILES

In the northwest, family-friendly Oualie has yellowish-gray sand, shallow calm waters and sunset views of St Kitts. The eponymous resort provides drinks…

7. Lovers Beach

4.73 MILES

Curtained off by sea grapes, mile-long Lovers Beach charms with white sands and an untamed beauty. Its lack of facilities keeps it nearly deserted;…

8. Immaculate Conception Cathedral


This hulking gray-stone house of worship has a barrel-vaulted wooden ceiling evoking a ship’s hull. Sunlight filters through elaborate stained-glass…