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St. Kitts Sights

Frigate Bay

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Updated 03/04/2014

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The Caribbean side offers talcum-powder-fine beige sand framed by coconut palms and sea grapes, and the Atlantic side (a 15-minute stroll)—sometimes called North Frigate Bay—is a favorite with horseback riders. South Frigate Bay is bookended by the Timothy Beach Club's Sunset Café and the popular, pulsating Buddies Beach Hut. In between are several other lively beach spots, including Cathy's (fabulous jerk ribs), Chinchilla's, Vibes, Elvis Love Shack, and Mr. X Shiggidy

Shack. Most charge $3 to $5 to rent a chair, though they'll often waive the fee if you ask politely and buy lunch. Locals barhop late into Friday and Saturday nights. Waters are generally calm for swimming; the rockier eastern end offers fine snorkeling. The incomparably scenic Atlantic side is—regrettably—dominated by the Marriott (plentiful dining options), attracting occasional pesky vendors. The surf is choppier and the undertow stronger here. On cruise-ship days, groups stampede both sides. Amenities : Food and drink, water sports. Best for : Partying, snorkeling, swimming, walking.

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Frigate Bay, St. Kitts, St. Kitts and Nevis

Updated 03/04/2014

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Jul 15, 2012

Frigate Bay Review

What ever you do, skip the Monkey Bar. The food is horrible stupidly expensive, and takes for ever. We waited 1.5hrs for two burgers. There were 6 people in the whole place and only four people on the beach chairs. If I could give it less than a 1 I would. The couple next to us on the beach said the food at Mr X Shiggidy Shack was really good....if we only would have waited 30 more minutes to find this out, we could have had a good meal.

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