Indian Castle Beach

Most people are drawn to Indian Castle Beach because of its excellent opportunities for surfing. The shores of Indian Castle Beach remain generally uninhabited, except for a few friendly goats, who may just invite themselves to your beach picnic. If you're looking little seclusion and tranquility, these shores are ideal for your trip to the beach.

Located in Saint George Gingerland Parish, Indian Castle Beach is on the South East coast of Nevis. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; beaches less-traveled like Indian Castle Beach are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.

How to Access The Beach
On the southern part of Nevis, from Taylor's Pleasure, head southeast on the road beginning at Gingerland Public Cemetery in between Gingerland Methodist Church and the Brookes gas station. Follow this south through a residential area. Once beyond all the houses, take your fist right. Stay on this until you reach a fork in the road. Taking it left a very short distance will take you to the coast. A 4X4 vehicle is recommended for the later part of this drive.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Indian Castle Beach is the ultimate convenience. You may also have the option to buy some food from one of the mobile vendors who are generally found here.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. The shores of Indian Castle Beach remain generally uninhabited, except for a few friendly goats, who may just invite themselves to your beach picnic. If you're looking little seclusion and tranquility, these shores are ideal for your trip to the beach.

If you prefer coasts which grant a calm place to escape, then you will want to try Indian Castle Beach; it is hidden away in a less urbanized section of Nevis.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the South East coast of Nevis. It is close to Diamond Mine, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is among the local attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of St. Kitts, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. The nearest historical attraction is Nelson's Lookout, which is not far from the coast, and is reachable on foot or by taking a cab.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Indian Castle Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Diamond Mine Park 0.2 mi. NW Nevis
Nevis Turf And Jockey Club Horse and Dog Racetrack 1.0 mi. ENE Nevis
Hanley Road Community Center Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 1.1 mi. N Nevis
Nelson's Lookout Historical Site 1.1 mi. NW Nevis
Nelson's Lookout Hiking Trail Hiking Trail 1.1 mi. NW Nevis
Hermitage Estate Plantation 1.8 mi. NNW Nevis
Nevisian Heritage Village Museum 2.0 mi. NNE Nevis
Bush Hill Estate Hiking Trail Hiking Trail 2.2 mi. WNW Nevis
New River Estate Historical Site 2.2 mi. NE Nevis
Art in the Gardens Art Gallery 2.3 mi. WNW Nevis
Amerind Archaeological Site Historical Site 2.3 mi. NE Nevis
South Nevis Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.5 mi. WSW Nevis

Cities and Towns

Indian Castle Beach is close to Charlestown, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The city of Charlestown is close-by and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the shore, Charlestown isn't far off, about four miles (six kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonable selection of hotel rooms within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient choices have been displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Indian Castle Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Old Manor Hotel Nevis 1.9 mi. NNW Hotel
Montpelier Plantation 2.0 mi. NW Hotel
Hermitage Plantation 2.4 mi. NW Cottages
Golden Rock Inn 2.4 mi. N Cottages
Meadville Apartments -- -- Guest house
Pinney's Beach Hotel 5.0 mi. NW Resort
Four Seasons Nevis 5.5 mi. NW Resort
Mount Nevis Hotel & Beach Club 6.4 mi. N Hotel
Nisbet Plantation Beach Club 6.8 mi. N Resort
Oualie Beach Resort 7.1 mi. NNW Resort


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you visit an area restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Old Manor Plantation. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near Indian Castle Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Old Manor Plantation (869) 469-2079 -- -- 1.8 mi. NNW
Cooperage Restaurant (869) 469-3445 Caribbean, International Informal 1.9 mi. NNW
Indigo (869) 469-3462 Eclectic Very Casual 2.0 mi. NW
Restaurant 750 (869) 469-3462 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 2.0 mi. NW
Mill Privée (869) 469-3462 Caribbean, International Fine Dining 2.0 mi. NW
Oasis in the Gardens (869) 469-3509 Thai Fine Dining 2.3 mi. WNW
The Hermitage Plantation Inn Restaurant (869) 469-3477 Caribbean Informal 2.4 mi. NW
The Rocks (869) 469-3346 Caribbean Informal 2.4 mi. N
Golden Rock Plantation (869) 469-3346 Caribbean, Indian Fine Dining 2.4 mi. N
Mango (869) 469-1111 Caribbean, Continental Informal 3.7 mi. NW
Queen City Ice Cream Parlour (869) 469-5989 Eclectic Very Casual 3.7 mi. NW
Seafood Madness Restaurant (869) 469-0558 Caribbean Very Casual 3.7 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Nevis besides Indian Castle Beach worth visiting.

Another location you might enjoy is Pinney's Beach, found a brief car or taxi trip away. Visitors to Nevis can't pass up the island's most famous beach, with its golden sands and sparkling turquoise waters. More active guests, though, may be interested in White Bay Beach, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's found a mile and a half to the northeast.

Travelers may also want to consider Nisbet Beach, which is located within the range of a cab.

You may find that Indian Castle Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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