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.

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.

How to Access The Beach

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.

Amenities and Ambiance

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!

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the North coast of Nevis. Garner's Estate Loop 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.

Activities and Attractions Near Newcastle Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Garner's Estate Loop 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
Cottle Ghaut & Bat Cave Trail Hiking Trail 1.1 mi. W Nevis
Hurricane Hill Trail Hiking Trail 1.5 mi. W Nevis
Fort Ashby Historical Site 2.9 mi. SW Nevis
Site Of Jamestown Historical Site 3.0 mi. SW Nevis
Horatio Nelson Landing Site Historical Site 3.1 mi. SW Nevis
Butler's Bay Walk Hiking Trail 3.4 mi. SE Nevis
Boiling House Ruins Historical Site 3.6 mi. S Nevis
Mountravers Loop Hiking Trail 4.0 mi. SW Nevis
The Source Trail Hiking Trail 4.0 mi. S Nevis

Cities and Towns

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.

Hotels

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.

Accommodations near Newcastle Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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

Food

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.

Restaurants near Newcastle Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pizza Beach (869) 469-9395 International Informal -- --
Bambooshay Bar & Restaurant (869) 469-9097 -- -- -- --
Rumours Bar & Grill (869) 469-9436 -- -- -- --
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

Other Beaches

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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