Nisbet Beach

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One of the only tourist beaches on the island, Nisbet Beach serves the guests of the Nisbet Plantation Beach Hotel - though other guests are permitted too. Offering the natural beauty of Nevis and the modern amenities of St. Kitts, Nisbet Beach is a nice compromise for unsure visitors.

Positioned in Newcastle, Nisbet Beach is on the North coast of Nevis. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. At Nisbet Beach, you'll find everything you need for a stress-free afternoon on the beach, without straying too far from the town proper.

How to Access The Beach
Anyone that wants to visit Nisbet Beach will need to park and got through the Nisbet Plantation Beach Hotel, located just to the east of the Airport.

Amenities and Ambiance

Guarded by scattered palms and offering crystal clear water, Nisbet Beach is without doubt a tropical beach. To top it off, the mountains dotting the horizon solidify the beach as a marvelously beautiful place. Just remember that during the high tourist season, this is one of the few beaches on the island that can get crowded.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. You will also have access to chairs and umbrellas here, so visitors looking for a shaded area to relax will not go leave unhappy.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of Nevis; it's located near attractions like Cat Ghaut Chip n Putt, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Nevisian Heritage Village, one of the closest museums, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Nisbet Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cat Ghaut Chip n Putt Golf Course 1.1 mi. SW Nevis
Garner's Estate Loop Hiking Trail 1.2 mi. SW Nevis
Cottle Church Ruins Historical Site 1.4 mi. WSW Nevis
Cottle Ghaut & Bat Cave Trail Hiking Trail 1.5 mi. W Nevis
Hurricane Hill Trail Hiking Trail 2.0 mi. W Nevis
Butler's Bay Walk Hiking Trail 3.1 mi. SE Nevis
Fort Ashby Historical Site 3.3 mi. WSW Nevis
Site Of Jamestown Historical Site 3.4 mi. SW Nevis
Horatio Nelson Landing Site Historical Site 3.5 mi. SW Nevis
Boiling House Ruins Historical Site 3.5 mi. S Nevis
The Source Trail Hiking Trail 3.9 mi. S Nevis
Mountravers Loop Hiking Trail 4.2 mi. SW Nevis

Cities and Towns

Nisbet Beach is close to Charlestown, so exploring the city is a convenient option. The nearby town of Charlestown is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From Nisbet Beach, Charlestown is found maybe five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Guests will find a nice selection of hotels and resorts to choose from near Nisbet Beach. The most convenient of which can be seen in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Nisbet Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Nisbet Plantation Beach Club 0.0 mi. S Resort
Mount Nevis Hotel & Beach Club 1.2 mi. SW Hotel
Oualie Beach Resort 2.2 mi. W Resort
Golden Rock Inn 4.4 mi. S Cottages
Four Seasons Nevis 4.7 mi. SW Resort
Hermitage Plantation 5.1 mi. S Cottages
Meadville Apartments -- -- Guest house
Montpelier Plantation 5.8 mi. S Hotel


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you dine at an area restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest restaurants is Coconuts. This restaurant has Caribbean food. They have become well-known, however, because of their barbecue. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a short distance away.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Nisbet Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Coconuts (869) 469-9325 Caribbean Informal 0.0 mi. S
The Great House (869) 469-9325 Caribbean Fine Dining 0.2 mi. S
Pizza Beach (869) 469-9395 International Informal -- --
Bambooshay Bar & Restaurant (869) 469-9097 -- -- -- --
Rumours Bar & Grill (869) 469-9436 -- -- -- --
Mount Nevis Hotel Restaurant (869) 469-9373 Eclectic Fine Dining 1.2 mi. SW
Manhattan Gardens (869) 465-9121 Caribbean, Creole, International -- 1.5 mi. SE
The Gin Trap (869) 469-8230 International Very Casual 2.2 mi. W
Oualie Beach Resort Restaurant (869) 469-9735 Caribbean Informal 2.2 mi. W
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 3.1 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Nisbet Beach on Nevis.

Of course, St. Kitts has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Nisbet Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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