Willets Bay

Willets Bay is a beach on the northeast coast of St. Kitts with rough surf that makes it much more suitable for watersports than for swimming.

Located on the northwestern part of Saint Pauls Parish, 0.4 miles northwest of Heldens, Willets Bay is on the North West edge of St. Kitts. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. This beach is not just beautiful, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches on St. Kitts. While Willets Bay may be a little bit out of the way, it allows travelers to truly relax and claim their own space on the beach.

How to Access The Beach
Located on the northwest coast of St. Kitts, Willets Bay is located in the parish of St. Paul.

Amenities and Ambiance

Willets Bay features stunning black sands and deep, dark blue waters. The waves crashing ashore coupled with the darkness of the area may appear ominous to some.

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

Willets Bay offers those who visit a calm and peaceful enclave, thanks to the fact that the surrounding region is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of St. Kitts. It is near Community Center, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of a number of the area's interesting attractions.

Historic attractions, including Fort Charles, offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Willets Bay, and allow visitors to learn more about St. Kitts, without straying too far from the coastline. As a matter of fact, this coast is easily within taxi range of this site of historical significance.

If you can't wait to see as many of St. Kitts' attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Willets Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Community Center Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 0.5 S St. Kitts
Sandy Point National Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.2 S St. Kitts
Fort Charles Historical Site 4.2 S St. Kitts
Brimstone Hill Fortress Historical Site 4.4 S St. Kitts
Wingfield Estate Historical Site 6.3 SSE St. Kitts

Cities and Towns

Willets Bay is near Dieppe Bay Town, so exploring the city is a convenient option. The closest town to Willets Bay is Dieppe Bay Town, which isn't a congested area, and it can be an interesting destination for guests wanting to scope out the local scene. From the beach, Dieppe Bay Town is not far away, maybe a mile and a half (three kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.


Although this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is The Kitchen, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.

Restaurants near Willets Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Kitchen (869) 465-7388 Caribbean, Vegetarian -- 1.6 mi. SSE
King Snack (869) 466-1886 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of St. Kitts, so Willets Bay is not your only option.

Another location you might enjoy is Frigate Bay North, located just a cab ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might find that White House Bay is just right.

Travelers may also want to consider Pump Bay, which is an additional nearby St. Kitts destination.

There are countless experiences to enjoy on St. Kitts, and Willets Bay offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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