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Address: St. Kitts
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South of the island find this sugar-white-sand strand perfect for...

South of the island find this sugar-white-sand strand perfect for sunbathers and water sports.

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Secluded yet convenience to Cockleshell's beach bars

I stumbled across this beach by accident while walking past the end of Cockleshell Beach to see what was there. This is a very beautiful small beach, with terrific water, sand... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 May 2009
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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Works access prevents you driving to the area, although you could walk around the headland, but major construction of a large resort pretty much precludes spending any time on the sand.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2009

I stumbled across this beach by accident while walking past the end of Cockleshell Beach to see what was there. This is a very beautiful small beach, with terrific water, sand and views of Nevis. Go up to the ruins and you get additional views of Cockleshell Beach and of Nevis. Other than a beautiful secluded beach, there is currently... More 

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2009

My wife and I were fortunate enough to stay at the Banana Bay Beach Hotel ten years before it was destroyed by a 1998 hurricane. Both Banana Bay and Cockleshell Bay were, and probably still are, great beaches with glorious views of Nevis off across a channel. Not having been to St. Kitts since 1988, I make no claims about... More 

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Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2008

Banana Bay is the site of one of the islands lost resorts. The Banana Beach Hotel was destroyed by Hurricane Georges back in 1998.The remnants of the buildings are still there, lying in ruins. Goats and cows are now the resorts only full-time residents. The beach is just as perfect as ever though. The water is very calm and perfect... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2005

I totally loved Banana beach and left turtle beach to come here! It's absolutely clean and beautiful. When we came there was no one there and we had the beach to ourselves. There was a stand where you can buy drinks and snacks. She had an outdoor shack with a curtain for people to change in. It was so beautiful.... More 

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