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A clean and friendly beach where a variety of sea life, including squid and sea urchin, reside.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“shipwreck bar” (28 reviews)
“sea urchins” (20 reviews)
“black sand” (20 reviews)
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St. Kitts
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"shipwreck bar"
in 28 reviews
"sea urchins"
in 20 reviews
"black sand"
in 20 reviews
"chairs and umbrellas"
in 12 reviews
"avoid the crowds"
in 3 reviews
"mixed drinks"
in 5 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 11 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 21 reviews
"calm waters"
in 6 reviews
"snorkel gear"
in 8 reviews
"caribbean side"
in 7 reviews
"bar and grill"
in 3 reviews
"water was warm"
in 4 reviews
"taxi driver"
in 11 reviews
"per person each way"
in 3 reviews
"wild monkeys"
in 7 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I still remember the first time I came to this gem of a beach....there was no peninsular road so a family friend took us in their boat. It looked like a scene from a Bounty advert! Paradise!! Fast forward many years and much has changed....More

Thank Jasmin S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What was once a pristine secluded beach with white sand and clear water is now a collection of beach shacks and trash. Save time and stay at Frigate Bay.

Thank TX_Tommyboy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed South Friars Beach. It was beautiful. The ate lunch at the Ship Wreck Restaurant. The staff was delightful and food was very good. We will come back!!

Thank GrammyTL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach we went to the other week while cruising. It has a “natural pool” just in the back. Great for snorkeling. We asked the taxi to stop at Turkey Hill to take a few pics. (Which has a great view btw)....More

2  Thank Jljigi
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had never been on a black sand beach before coming here, but the kids still enjoyed it. The sand was very soft. I would recommend water shoes due to sea urchins, but we didn't see any. The beach is very narrow, there isn't much...More

1  Thank Frequentflyermama
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We enjoyed our short visit to this beach, as part of our Greg Safaris tour. There seemed to be a lot of families there so it is well suited for that. The beach is somewhat protected in the end near Carambola but their is a...More

1  Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Probably the most typically Caribbean beach, good bar & free sunbeds, lovely warm sea but can get some big waves, stick to left hand side - take heed not to go to the right past the basketball in the net, there is a rocky reef,...More

Thank Renee194
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My fault - should have looked more into it but I'm not one who enjoys being sandwiched in between rows of beach chairs. Others in my group thought is was the best beach of the trip. Depends on what you like.

Thank Erin D
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

came here,no ships in so had this beautiful beach almost to ourselves. Restaurant Carambola,very upmarket was closed,so we walked down the beach to shipwreck,a ramshackle bar serving super food,so authentic all part of St Kitts charm. Unfortunately the Ritz Carlton,bought the beach to build a...More

Thank mullenanne
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

about our driver TATEM'S taxi and touts We took a taxi to the south friars beach.We paid only 4 dollars per person each way sharing taxi.The driver was very friendly and told us interesting things when we were passing the places.I was very happy.We met...More

Thank Raya R
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416Dean
14 April 2018|
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Response from Tonette P | Reviewed this property |
There are several taxis waiting at the port. You can share a van with others or there are smaller vehicles for singles or couples. You can arrange a return pick-up with your driver and pay him on the return to the cruise... More
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acardinrnbsn
5 April 2018|
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Response from Luv2TravelLots69 | Reviewed this property |
There are several places to get a drink there. Shipwreck Beach bar is very popular on the far end of South Friars Beach (about a 10 minute walk from Carambola). We stayed at Discovery Beach bar in the middle of the two and... More
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