Swim, snorkel, or splash around in the inviting waters off Sandbank Bay. The pristine white sands are also great for sunbathing or relaxing under a cocount tree. Somewhat difficult to get to, it's usually nearly deserted.
Located in the northeastern part of Christophe Harbour, Sandbank Bay is on the South East edge of St. Kitts. You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Even active vacationers with jam-packed itineraries will discover advantages to finding a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Sandbank Bay are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.
Located on the southeastern tip of the island, Sandbank Bay features fine white sands and gentle blue waters. Coconut trees dot the beach and provide shade from the sun. Unlike most of the beaches on the Atlantic coast, the water is rather calm since the beach is tucked inside a protective cove.
There is also a concession stand available. If available, you could also order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who typically operate along this coastline.
Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. This beach is nearly deserted, so visitors won't find many other people around. Since it's only accessible by car, visitors to Sandbank Bay are mainly tourists.
Sandbank Bay brings visitors an idyllic and peaceful retreat, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach won't be overly crowded.
The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the South East coast of St. Kitts. It is near Royal St. Kitts Golf Club, which is seen four miles away, and it is one of a number of favorite local destinations.
Historical attractions such asprovide a nice compliment to a soothing day at Sandbank Bay, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about St. Kitts' past, without having to venture too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this coastline is located six miles from this interesting historical site.
With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.
|Royal St. Kitts Golf Club||Golf Course||4.0||NW||St. Kitts|
|Royal Beach Casino||Casino||4.0||NW||St. Kitts|
|Mapau Casino||Casino||5.9||WNW||St. Kitts|
|Historical Site||6.0||NW||St. Kitts|
|Library / Archive||6.0||NW||St. Kitts|
Sandbank Bay is in the Frigate Bay area, so walking the city is a definite option. Not far away you'll find Frigate Bay, a city which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.
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 are not many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.
You'll find a good number of hotel rooms within driving distance. A list of the closest possibilities can be viewed in the list below.
|Timothy Beach Resort||3.5 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Sugar Bay Club||3.7 mi.||NW||Hotel|
|Frigate Bay Resort||3.9 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Royal St Kitts Hotel||4.0 mi.||NW||Resort|
|St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino||4.0 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Rock Haven||4.1 mi.||NW||B & B|
|Bird Rock Beach Hotel||4.7 mi.||NW||Motel|
|Glimbaro Guest House||6.3 mi.||NW||Guest house|
|Ocean Terrace Inn||6.5 mi.||WNW||Hotel|
|Willett's Vacation Great House||--||--||Guest house|
One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the closest places to eat is. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They also specialize in seafood.
Restaurants closest to this beach are shown below.
|(869) 465-8304||Caribbean||Fine Dining||--||--|
|SALT Plage||(869) 466-8738||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.9 mi.||W|
|Spice Mill Restaurant||(869) 469-6455||Caribbean||Fine Dining||--||--|
|Reggae Beach Bar & Grill||(869) 762-5050||Caribbean||--||1.6 mi.||SSE|
|Ship Wreck Bar & Grill||(869) 764-7200||International||Very Casual||2.5 mi.||NW|
|(869) 465-9090 ext. 9||--||--||2.6 mi.||NW|
|(869) 466-1940||--||--||2.7 mi.||NW|
|Sunset Cafe||(869) 465-8597||Caribbean, Continental||Very Casual||3.5 mi.||NW|
|Mr. X's Shiggity Shack Restaurant||(869) 465-0673||Caribbean||Very Casual||3.5 mi.||NW|
|Boozie's on the Beach||(869) 466-8921||American||Very Casual||3.5 mi.||NW|
Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Sandbank Bay doesn't suit their tastes.
You may also want to consider Turtle Beach, which is located a mile and a half away.
There are countless experiences to enjoy on St. Kitts, and paying a visit to Sandbank Bay is just one way you can spend your afternoon.
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