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.
Positioned 2.5 miles northeast of Basseterre, Conaree Bay is on the East coast of St. Kitts. You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying very close. Although there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing a beach that suits your family could be one of the most important. St. Kitts is full of fun options, like Conaree Bay.
Head northwest on Wellington Rd a short distance from Basseterre until you reach Conaree Village, which is located just west of the airport. From here, make the short journey to the coast. From Independence Square in downtown Basseterre, the beach is 2.2 miles away.
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.
There is also a concession stand available. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to get lunch from one of the local vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.
Please note that public restrooms are not 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.
This beach is positioned on the East coast of St. Kitts; the area is home to other attractions such as Carib Brewery, which is one and a quarter miles away.
Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but plenty of visitors find that museums like National Museum (positioned only a brief walk or taxi ride away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help share a different side of St. Kitts.
If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the beach is located near the attractions 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|
|Royal St. Kitts Casino||Casino||1.9 mi.||SSE||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|
Nearby, you'll find the town of Frigate Bay, which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.
Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
You'll find a fairly good range of lodging options to pick from close to Conaree Bay. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the table below.
|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 and Casino||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|
When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has you covered, so there's no need to go too far away. One of the closest restaurants is. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's only a short distance 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|
Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Conaree Bay on St. Kitts.
Vacationers may also want to visit Half Moon Bay, which is located less than a mile away.
St. Kitts has a lot to offer its visitors, but visiting Conaree Bay or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time on St. Kitts even more memorable.
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