Conaree Bay

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.

Located 2.5 miles northeast of Basseterre, Conaree Bay is on the East coast of St. Kitts. You might want even if you are not staying very close. At Conaree Bay, there's a nice balance between seclusion and amenities, which are easily accessed from the urban area nearby.

How to Access The Beach
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.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. On some days, it may be possible to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. This beach is popular among sports enthusiasts and locals. Some robberies have occurred on this beach, so always safeguard your belongings.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Conaree Bay on the East coast of St. Kitts; the area is home to other attractions such as Carib Brewery, which is pretty close, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to National Museum, a lovely museum found just a walk or cab ride away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

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.

Activities and Attractions Near Conaree Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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
Warner Park Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 2.2 mi. SW St. Kitts
Co-Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Historical Site 2.2 mi. SW St. Kitts
Basseterre Courthouse Historical Site 2.3 mi. SW St. Kitts
Basseterre Library 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
The Circus Historical Site 2.4 mi. SW St. Kitts
National Museum Museum 2.4 mi. SW St. Kitts

Cities and Towns

Conaree Bay is in the Frigate Bay area, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The nearby town of Frigate Bay is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


How many other people you encounter at Conaree Bay will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

Beach-goers will find a nice variety of hotels and resorts to choose from in the area that surrounds the beach. The closest of which have been listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Conaree Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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
Ocean Terrace Inn 3.0 mi. SW Hotel
Park Hyatt St. Kitts 7.2 mi. SE Hotel


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. Marshalls Sky Grill is one of the closest eateries. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's just a short distance away.

Nearby restaurant options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Conaree Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Marshalls Sky Grill (869) 466-1004 -- -- 1.3 mi. W
Pynella's Cafe (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
Pirates Bar & Grill of the 1600's -- Creole Very Casual 1.9 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Conaree Bay.

Another option worth considering is Half Moon Bay, which is located less than a mile to the south-southeast.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Conaree Bay is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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