Beaches on Nevis

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The beaches of Nevis are without question a beautiful sight to behold.  Some of the most popular beaches are so because resorts offer easy access to them, but there are many more beaches on the island that are lesser-known and therefore less crowded and more pristine.  For a truly unique experience, make sure to take time to visit one of the island's black sand beaches which were created by volcanic rock.

Beach Choices In The Area

You'll find a large selection of beaches to consider visiting on the island. Regardless of whether you're looking forward to people watching, or you prefer a more secluded spot, you can find a beach that appeals to you. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Oualie Beach

Pinney's Beach: Located in between Charlestown and Nelson's Spring on the west coast of Nevis, you can get here by by car or by boat. If in the car, take Pinney's Rd north from Charlestown and take your first left to the shore where you'll find Chevy's Calypso Bar & Grill.

Another location worth considering is Newcastle Beach. Just off the coastline there are several great snorkeling spots for underwater adventurers to explore. If you prefer to keep your head above water, there are several beach front hotels, clubs, and places to dine at Newcastle beach.

Indian Castle Beach: Indian Castle Beach is located on the very southern end of Nevis, and its surf is extremely active, creating the perfect condition for surfers and body surfers. Its dramatic coastline, punctuated with coves and scenic inlets, create stunning views in all directions.

The table below summarizes some details concerning the beaches that you can find on the island.

Beaches On Nevis
Name Location Coast
Indian Castle Beach 3.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlestown South East
Lover's Beach 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Newcastle North
Newcastle Beach 0.4 mi. North-Northeast of Central Newcastle North
Nisbet Beach 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Newcastle North
Oualie Beach 1.9 mi. West of Central Newcastle North West
Pinney's Beach 1.7 mi. Northwest of Central Charlestown West
White Bay Beach 4.7 mi. East of Central Charlestown South East

Luckily, you will find other attraction types available too. For more information on other attractions for Nevis, read this article.


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