POINTS OF INTEREST
The most popular beach near St. George's—about 15 minutes northwest of the town on foot—this small north-shore strand is huddled in a coral cove surrounded by rock formations. Its beach house serves burgers and salads as well as specialty cocktails. Equipment rentals including umbrellas, chairs, floaties, and snorkel sets, and ample parking are also available. It's a 10-minute hike from the bus stop in the town of St. George's, or you can flag down a taxi. In high season the beach is busy, especially midweek, when the cruise ships are docked; check their website for information on Friday night events, bonfires, and live music. Amenities: food and drink; parking (free); toilets; water sports. Best for: snorkeling; swimming.