Pump Bay

The beach at Pump Bay is visited mainly by residents of Sandy Point, Fig Tree and La Valle. Located away from the tourist areas, you'll likely find plenty of peace and quiet here. There are no facilities or refreshment areas right on the beach, so pack a picnic if you're planning to spend the afternoon here.

Located in the western part of Saint Anne Sandy Point Parish, near Sandy Point Town, Pump Bay is on the North West coast of St. Kitts. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. Beachgoers should keep in mind that, although Pump Bay is by no means secluded, it's not the rowdiest beach on St. Kitts either. This makes it an excellent choice for those of you who want to make the most of their trip to the beach without having to fight other beachgoers for a spot in the sand.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is about 10 miles west of Basseterre. From Basseterre, take Cayon St west along the coast. As you go through Shady Point Town, the main road will come to a split. Tale it left toward Fig Tree, and from there you can walk a short distance to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The sand is a distinctive grey / black color, and firm enough close to the water to make for good beach walking. Behind the beach is lush vegetation where coconut and palm trees sway in the gentle ocean breeze. Expansive ocean views and interesting rock formations are additional highlights.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

If you find that you go for beach days that grant a quiet environment, then you should enjoy Pump Bay; it's located in a less urban area of the region.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Pump Bay on the North West coast of St. Kitts. It's located near Sandy Point National Marine Park, which is among the popular spots in the area.

To some, beaches and museums may see like an unlikely combination, but many travelers find that museums like National Museum (one of the closest to Pump Bay) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a whole new perspective of St. Kitts.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Pump Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Sandy Point National Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.1 S St. Kitts
Fort Charles Historical Site 1.6 SE St. Kitts
Brimstone Hill Fortress Historical Site 2.2 SE St. Kitts
Community Center Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 2.8 NE St. Kitts
Sky Safari Zip Line Site 4.8 SE St. Kitts

Cities and Towns

The closest city to Pump Bay is Dieppe Bay Town, which is not heavily urbanized, though it can be an interesting destination for visitors wishing to get a better feel for the area.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though you will find few accommodations close-by, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be viewed in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Pump Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Belle Mont Farm -- -- Hotel
Ocean Terrace Inn 10.0 mi. SE Hotel


Although this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are willing to venture a little out of the way. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is King Snack, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Pump Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
King Snack (869) 466-1886 -- -- -- --
The Kitchen (869) 465-7388 Caribbean, Vegetarian -- -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Pump Bay doesn't suit their tastes.

Vacationers may also want to visit Conaree Bay, one of the many great St. Kitts beach sites. Body surfers will find the challenging Atlantic waters off the coast of Conaree Bay to be just what they're looking for.

There are countless experiences to enjoy on St. Kitts, so visiting Pump Bay is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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