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ST KITTS 'Turtle Nest' At Turtle Beach, A Comfortable Two Bedroom Apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 6

Located on the beautiful Southeast Peninsula of St Kitts, Turtle Beach Apartment is the perfect Caribbean getaway. The views from the veranda of Nevis and the Caribbean sea are simply spectacular. The apartment is just a few steps from Turtle Beach, a quiet sandy beach which has excellent snorkeling over the coral reefs, and is home to the exclusive Beach House Restaurant. (open for special occasions such as Full Moon Barbecue with live music)

A 15 minute scenic walk will lead you to Reggae Beach Bar and Grill at Cockleshell Bay. Here you can enjoy complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas and snorkel equipment. Water Taxis and private boat charters to Nevis are also available from Reggae Beach. Another option is the drive on car ferry to Nevis, which is a 5 minute drive away at Majors Bay. Cockle Shell Bay is also home to the gourmet Spice Mill Restaurant. Other beaches that are great to explore and enjoy on the peninsula include Banana Bay, Majors Bay, Sandy Bank Bay and South Friar's Bay. Frigate Bay is a 15 minute drive away where you will find The St Kitts Marriott Resort and Casino, as well as a variety of restaurants, shops, health spa, fitness center and an 18 hole championship golf course.

Whether you are planning a family holiday, a break with friends, a honeymoon or just want to escape with the one you love, we look forward to welcoming you!

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Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

About Penny

Gary was born and raised on St. Kitts. He grew up fishing, camping and spending time in the kitchen at his family's hotel. Cooking remained his passion throughout the years and, after attending St. Mary's University in Nova Scotia, he moved back to the island to pursue a culinary career. He has owned and operated several beachfront restaurants on the island and he is currently the proud owner of Reggae Beach Bar and Grill.

Mary was born and raised in Greenwood, SC. Growing up on a farm, she knew she wanted to become a veterinarian from a young age. After graduating from Clemson University, she enrolled at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) in St. Kitts. She graduated from RUSVM and moved back to the island of St. Kitts where she has been employed at RUSVM for over 7 years.

Mary and Gary Pereira met while she was attending veterinary school and they have been married since 2006. They welcomed a daughter, Ava Kate, in 2012.

They love 'living de island life' and 'rushing slowly'!

Penny purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Penny chose St. Kitts (St. Christopher)

We have a 2 bedroom apartment located under our residence on the hillside above Turtle Beach. Our family and friends love to visit St Kitts so we built a comfortable apartment for them to stay. We love to show our guests a good time on St Kitts so we are now renting out our apartment for new visitors!

What makes this apartment unique

Our comfortable apartment is within steps to Turtle Beach which has one of the best snorkeling reefs on St Kitts. Within walking distance to Reggae Beach Bar & Grill where you are welcome to complimentary beach lounge chairs, umbrellas and snorkeling equipment. We will be very happy to recommend some great restaurants close by, as well as, offer insight to many local activities and day trips!


Basseterre Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2nd ensuite bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • King size bed, air conditioned. Screens for those who prefer the ocean breeze.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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ST KITTS 'Turtle Nest' At Turtle Beach, A Comfortable Two Bedroom Apartment
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
San Rafael, CA

Beautiful, quiet location with some nice perks. Needs updates but generally clean and good.

  • 4 of 5

The deck has a great view, a quiet beach is a 2-minute walk down, there are green vervet monkeys hanging out in the trees (they don't bother you!), and there are several excellent restaurants nearby. The owners also run the Reggae Beach Bar & Grill and offer free sun chairs/umbrellas to the guests of Turtle Nest as a nice perk. The whole process was smooth and the property manager was responsive. There was an islandwide internet outage while we were there, but cable TV worked fine. The apartment is dated and the living space was small, but bedrooms are spacious and have air conditioning. Beds are large and mattresses are very good. Windows need replacement and a few don't have screens, but mostly OK. The bathrooms are nice, and both have excellent showers with good water pressure. All in all, the important things were intact and really the location is wonderful. You have to drive down a 1-mile dirt road with lots of potholes, so consider renting a jeep. But the south side of St. Kitts is amazing and we felt like we had the place to ourselves most of the time!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, N.Y.

This is a fantastic place to stay in the quiet area of St. Kitts.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was amazing. There are two bedrooms with two bathrooms. One bedroom has two queen beds and the other has a king. There's a kitchen and sitting area plus two couches and a television. The balcony is amazing with views of Nevis right across the way. Gary and Mary were wonderful and accommodating. They have a Vonage phone in the house to call home and a local cell phone to use. There are plenty of towels, linens, kitchen items, and air conditioning in both bedrooms. Cockle Shell beach and Regaee Bar and Grill are a two minute drive or fifteen minute walk. I suggest renting a car if you want to drive to the beach and to town. Town is half an hour away. There are no buses that run in the area by the house but there are taxis by cockle shell beach. Be warned that there are only taxis at the beach when there is a cruise ship in town which is only once a week.

I will definitely return to this place. It was clean, convenient, and comfortable. Gary and Mary are great. Their restaurant is also incredible.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dubuque, Iowa

Very well equipped condo with a nice view of the water. Very clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our week stay! Warm personal welcome when we arrived. You could literally just take your clothes and arrive at the condo because it is so well stocked with everything you need. The property manager even made sure we had a few necessity food items stocked in the refrigerator when we arrived. Close to some great beaches such as The beach at Shipwreck and Carambola. Also had free beach chairs and umbrellas for us at the beach by Ragae Bar. Saw monkeys everyday coming in and out of the road to the condo and also saw them at Shipwreck which is very close. View of Nevis and the water is lovely from the deck of the condo. It is very private and relaxing. The dirt road to the condo is really rough and it is not well marked so not easy to find but the property manager will give you directions. The people of St. Kitts are very friendly and make you feel so welcomed. The owner also gives you a free phone for international calls and a free phone for local calls. We will definitely return and stay again!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time at the Turtle Nest for Spring Break 2017

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of five - three college students, two parents. The Turtle Nest was just the right size for us. The apartment offers a stunning view off the balcony to the ocean. You can spend a day on the chaise lounges on the balcony and just relax taking in the stunning view. A full kitchen, washer and dryer and two large bathrooms were perfect for our family. The family room is comfortable and if there was ever a need to stay in, there are plenty of TV channels and movies as well as board games.

You can take a quick walk to the beach which is small, or drive over to one of the many great beach options just minutes from the apartment - Reggae Beach Bar and Grill with chairs, umbrellas and water sports, Majors Bay and Cockleshell Beach.

St. Kitts combined with these accommodations provided a wonderful spring break for all of us. We will definitely be back to the Turtle's Nest and to St. Kitts.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The location is everything..

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfect. Away from traffic and noise. 2 great beaches are within walking distance and more are just a few minute drive away. The front porch is amazing. So relaxing. Monkeys, 2 cats and chickens come visit every morning. The beds are comfortable. The owners go above and beyond to keep you comfortable. Even fresh groceries. Make sure you rent a 4X4. The roads are rough coming in and the driveway is very steep. But manageable. Don't hesitate. Book this rental.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin TX

So Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Location was perfect for our stay in St Kitts, remote yet close to best beaches on the island, Reggae Beach to be exact. Don't miss out on The Spicemill for Dinner, we got lucky and had a full moon over Nevis the night we ate there. Loved our view from the apartment, the cat and dog that came to visit daily and the fridge that was pretty much like home, stocked full of all the necessities! I would suggest renting a jeep or 4 wheel drive for the road out to the apartment, otherwise our stay could not have been more perfect, we so enjoyed St Kitts & Nevis, cant wait to come back and 'Live de Life' & 'Rush Slowly' - Thank you Mary and Gary for sharing your special place.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
25 Minute Drive
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
5 minute drive
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
5 minute drive
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.