Frigate Bay North

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The north section of Frigate Bay is much more extensively developed than the southern part, and is home to the Marriott Resort & Casino. Constantly humming with activity, you'll find entertainment here day or night. The surf is much choppier here on the Atlantic side as compared to the nearby Caribbean side, but swimming is still a possibility for those up for more of a challenge.

Located in the eastern outskirts of Frigate Bay, Frigate Bay North is on the South East coast of St. Kitts. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Those vacationers who enjoy immersing themselves in the city's busy thoroughfares may never want to leave Frigate Bay North.

How to Access The Beach
Take Pond Rd east from Basseterre. Take a right at the first roundabout. You'll reach a second roundabout, at which you'll take a left, and finally a third, where one more left will put you on a road running parallel to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Curving gently along the peninsula's coast, Frigate Bay North is flanked on either side by rock formations, the most impressive of which being on the southern end. The sand on the Atlantic side is fine and golden in front of the resorts and condominiums, and the ocean views are spectacular.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. Fortunately, chairs and umbrellas will be available for visitors hoping for relief from the sultry island sun.

Remember to take into account that Frigate Bay North's location is is a much-visited area, which means you may find quite a few people vying for the use of the same facilities.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South East coast of St. Kitts. It is close to Royal St. Kitts Golf Club, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Frigate Bay North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Royal St. Kitts Golf Club Golf Course 0.3 mi. NW St. Kitts
Royal Beach Casino Casino 0.4 mi. NNW St. Kitts

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Frigate Bay is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Vacationers will find a good assortment of rooming options to choose from in the area surrounding the beach. The closest of which can be seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Frigate Bay North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sugar Bay Club 0.1 mi. W Hotel
Royal St Kitts Hotel 0.3 mi. NW Resort
St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino 0.4 mi. NNW Resort
Timothy Beach Resort 0.4 mi. SSW Resort
Rock Haven 0.6 mi. N B & B
Frigate Bay Resort 0.6 mi. WSW Resort


If you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has you covered, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Bombay Blues. The restaurant has Indian cuisine. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a little ways away.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Frigate Bay North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bombay Blues (869) 466-0166 Indian Informal 0.1 mi. SW
Pizza Boys Bistro (869) 465-0107 Italian Very Casual 0.1 mi. W
Rituals Coffee House (869) 466-0161 International Very Casual 0.1 mi. W
Rituals Sushi (869) 466-7874 Japanese Informal 0.1 mi. W
Rock Lobster Bar & Restaurant (869) 466-1092 Caribbean Informal 0.1 mi. SW
CIAO Italiano (869) 466-3735 Italian Informal 0.2 mi. SSW
Karma Beach Bar (869) 763-4069 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Very Casual 0.3 mi. NW
Café Calypso (869) 466-1200 Eclectic Very Casual 0.4 mi. NNW
Bohemia Beach Bar and Grill (869) 466-1200 International Very Casual 0.4 mi. NNW
Blu Seafood Restaurant (869) 466-1200 International Informal 0.4 mi. NNW
Calypso Restaurant (869) 466-1200 American Very Casual 0.4 mi. NNW
La Cucina (869) 466-1200 Italian Fine Dining 0.4 mi. NNW

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Frigate Bay North doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy White House Bay, which is home to plenty of activity. White House Bay is better known for its snorkeling than its beaches.

Another option worth considering is Frigate Bay South, which is located a half mile to the south-southwest. Families with diversified interests, or travelers who like to keep their options open, will delight in the stormy Atlantic and soothing Caribbean waters offered at Frigate Bay.

Perhaps Frigate Bay North is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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