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.
Located near the heart of Newcastle, Newcastle Beach is on the North coast of Nevis. You might want to drop by whether or not you are staying nearby. Though you'll make many choices while on vacation, picking the right beach can mean the difference between a stressful and a relaxing afternoon. You will find that beaches like Newcastle Beach are some of the best options on St. Kitts.
The beach is located right on the western end of the Vance W Amory International Airport. Follow the road around the landing strip where you'll find a parking area.
The soft carmel-colored sands of New Castle beach are shaded by lush green coconut trees. This beautiful beach is located at the northernmost tip of the island, next to the Nevis's airport. With a dock jutting out from the island into the channel separating Nevis from St Kitts, you'll see many boaters in the surrounding waters.
The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. If available, you could also order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.
Bear in mind that the immediate vicinity around Newcastle Beach is a bustling area, so make sure to get a spot!
You'll find this beach on the North coast of Nevis.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 region.
If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of St. Kitts, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. The nearest historical attraction is Cottle Church Ruins, which is a quick cab ride or walk from the beach.
Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available on St. Kitts. The following table includes the closest attractions.
|Hiking Trail||0.9 mi.||SSW||Nevis|
|Cat Ghaut Chip n Putt||Golf Course||0.9 mi.||S||Nevis|
|Cottle Church Ruins||Historical Site||1.0 mi.||SW||Nevis|
|Hiking Trail||1.1 mi.||W||Nevis|
|Hurricane Hill Trail||Hiking Trail||1.5 mi.||W||Nevis|
|Historical Site||2.9 mi.||SW||Nevis|
|Historical Site||3.0 mi.||SW||Nevis|
|Historical Site||3.1 mi.||SW||Nevis|
|Hiking Trail||3.4 mi.||SE||Nevis|
|Historical Site||3.6 mi.||S||Nevis|
|Hiking Trail||4.0 mi.||SW||Nevis|
|The Source Trail||Hiking Trail||4.0 mi.||S||Nevis|
Charlestown is nearby and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From Newcastle Beach, Charlestown is located roughly five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.
Guests will find a decent selection of resorts and hotels to choose from near Newcastle Beach. The most convenient of which have been listed in the table below.
|Nisbet Plantation Beach Club||0.5 mi.||E||Resort|
|Mount Nevis Hotel & Beach Club||0.9 mi.||SW||Hotel|
|Oualie Beach Resort||1.8 mi.||W||Resort|
|Four Seasons Nevis||4.4 mi.||SW||Resort|
|Golden Rock Plantation Inn||4.6 mi.||S||Cottages|
|Pinney's Beach Hotel||5.0 mi.||SW||Resort|
|Hermitage Plantation||5.0 mi.||S||Cottages|
|Meadville Apartments||--||--||Guest house|
|Old Manor Hotel Nevis||5.1 mi.||S||Hotel|
|Montpelier Plantation||5.8 mi.||S||Hotel|
One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to eat at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into St. Kitts' specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Pizza Beach. This restaurant has International food. Many guests rave about their pizza.
The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.
|Pizza Beach||(869) 469-9395||International||Informal||--||--|
|Coconuts||(869) 469-9325||Caribbean||Informal||0.5 mi.||E|
|The Great House||(869) 469-9325||Caribbean||Fine Dining||0.5 mi.||ESE|
|Mount Nevis Hotel Restaurant||(869) 469-9373||Eclectic||Fine Dining||0.9 mi.||SW|
|Oualie Beach Resort Restaurant||(869) 469-9735||Caribbean||Informal||1.7 mi.||W|
|The Gallipot||(869) 469-8230||Eclectic||Very Casual||--||--|
|Manhattan Gardens||(869) 465-9121||Caribbean, Creole, International||--||1.9 mi.||SE|
|Bananas Bistro||(869) 469-1891||Eclectic||Informal||--||--|
|Miss June's Cuisine||(869) 469-5330||Caribbean, International||Fine Dining||--||--|
|Chrishi Beach Club||(869) 469-5959||Eclectic||Very Casual||2.7 mi.||SW|
Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach on Nevis will have lots of options besides Newcastle Beach.
If the vibrant atmosphere of Newcastle Beach has you wanting more of the same, you'll want to consider also visiting Lover's Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located less than a mile to the west. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, consider Oualie Beach. It is located just a little ways away.
Travelers may also want to consider Nisbet Beach, located only a short distance away.
St. Kitts has so much to offer, and paying a visit to Newcastle Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.
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