Body surfing is a favorite activity in the Atlantic swells off Conaree Bay. Swimming might not be a good idea for inexperienced swimmers since the waters can get turbulent. You'll probably want to pack some food and a cooler if you plan on spending the day here since the closest restaurant is more than two miles away.
Set 2.5 miles northeast of Basseterre, Conaree Bay is on the East edge of St. Kitts. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. If there's one beach that appeals to a large rage of visitors, it's Conaree Bay, since it's fun and active, but never really too crowded. If you're not interested on St. Kitts' completely quiet and hidden beaches, but also want a little space to spread out, this beach is right in the middle.
Conaree Bay is a popular beach located on the Atlantic side of the island. The beach is a narrow strip of dark, mostly black, sand. The waters off this beach have tendency to get rough at times. Located near North Frigate Bay, this is a quieter, more isolated area.
The concession stand at this spot is also an option. On some days, it may be possible to order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who operate at or near this spot.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. This beach is popular among sports enthusiasts and locals. Some robberies have occurred on this beach, so always safeguard your belongings.
Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of St. Kitts; the area hosts attractions such as Carib Brewery, which is only a short distance away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.
Museums and beaches may seem an odd combination to some, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like National Museum (found two and a half miles to the south west) offer an entertaining diversion and a new way to experience St. Kitts' culture.
With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Carib Brewery||Brewery||1.3 mi.||W||St. Kitts|
|Royal Beach Casino||Casino||1.8 mi.||SSE||St. Kitts|
|Royal St. Kitts Golf Club||Golf Course||1.9 mi.||S||St. Kitts|
|Sporting Event Venue||2.2 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|Co-Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception||Historical Site||2.2 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|Historical Site||2.3 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|Library / Archive||2.3 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|Spencer Cameron Art Gallery||Art Gallery||2.3 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|Independence Square||Historical Site||2.3 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|Berkeley Memorial Clock||Monument||2.4 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|Historical Site||2.4 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
|National Museum||Museum||2.4 mi.||SW||St. Kitts|
The town of Frigate Bay is close-by and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.
Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.
Visitors will find a pretty good range of booking options to pick from in the area around Conaree Bay. The most accessible of which are listed in the table that follows.
|Rock Haven||1.6 mi.||SSE||B & B|
|St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino||1.8 mi.||SSE||Resort|
|Royal St Kitts Hotel||1.8 mi.||SSE||Resort|
|Sugar Bay Club||2.2 mi.||S||Hotel|
|Frigate Bay Resort||2.3 mi.||S||Resort|
|Bird Rock Beach Hotel||2.3 mi.||S||Motel|
|Glimbaro Guest House||2.4 mi.||SW||Guest house|
|Timothy Beach Resort||2.5 mi.||S||Resort|
|Willett's Vacation Great House||--||--||Guest house|
|Ocean Terrace Inn||3.0 mi.||SW||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 a local restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into St. Kitts' specialty dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline.is one of the closest eateries. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a little ways away.
The following table lists nearby restaurants.
|(869) 466-1004||--||--||1.3 mi.||W|
|(869) 466-8964||--||--||1.3 mi.||W|
|The Golf Clubhouse||(869) 466-1200||American||Informal||1.4 mi.||SSE|
|Blu Seafood Restaurant||(869) 466-1200||International||Informal||1.8 mi.||SSE|
|Calypso Restaurant||(869) 466-1200||American||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||SSE|
|La Cucina||(869) 466-1200||Italian||Fine Dining||1.8 mi.||SSE|
|Pizza Shack||(869) 466-1200||American, Italian||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||SSE|
|Royal Grille Steakhouse||(869) 466-1200||American||Fine Dining||1.8 mi.||SSE|
|Bohemia Beach Bar and Grill||(869) 466-1200||International||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||SSE|
|Café Calypso||(869) 466-1200||Eclectic||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||SSE|
|Karma Beach Bar||(869) 763-4069||Pan Asian / Pacific Rim||Very Casual||1.9 mi.||SSE|
|--||Creole||Very Casual||1.9 mi.||SW|
There are other beaches on St. Kitts you might like besides Conaree Bay.
You may also enjoy Half Moon Bay, which is located less than a mile away.
Perhaps Conaree Bay is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions on St. Kitts you might like.
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