Oualie Beach

Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

The hotel

Life at Oualie Beach Resort is lived by the sands – and it’s little wonder given this intimate retreat is just 100 feet from a quintessentially Caribbean coconut-fringed beach – one with that all-important accessory, a PADI Five Star Dive Centre. Whether you’re dining, drinking cocktails, or simply drifting off to sleep in your Nevis-style gingerbread cottage, you’ll be doing it mere moments from the lapping waves of the Caribbean. A little collection of cottages dotted around beachfront gardens, the resort has just 32 rooms, giving it an exclusive yet informal feel. And there’s nothing more casual than a spot of beachfront dining, with the veranda at Oualie Beach Restaurant a serene spot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s also the backdrop for party nights, with cocktail receptions, island buffets and barbecues, and live music events all regular attractions here.

Amenities

  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Honeymoon
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Restaurant
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving

Where is it

Right along the sands of Oualie Bay, with coconut palms and hammocks adding to the tropical feel, this hotel sits close to the island’s famous Lovers Beach and is just a short drive from Charlestown. Transfer time via road and boat:45 minutes.

Hotel information

32 rooms and suites. All with large screened veranda with uninterrupted views of the beach and neighbouring St Kitts, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, TV with cable channels, WiFi, telephone, alarm clock/radio, fridge, coffee maker, safe, hairdryer, iron and board. Most rooms have a mahogany four poster bed. Deluxe Rooms – Queen are single storey gingerbread cottages, 40-60 ft from the beach. Each has 1 queen-size mahogany four poster bed and a sofa bed, or 2 doulbe beds and a rollaway bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

All Inclusive option: all meals, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. All activities and entertainement unless otherwise stated.

Deluxe Rooms – 2 Double Beds are single or two storey gingerbread cottages, 40-60 ft from the beach. Each has 2 double beds, and a rollaway bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Studios are approx 60 ft from the beach and have a full kitchen with microwave, stove/oven, full-size fridge, toaster, and dining table. Each has 1 queen-size mahogany four poster bed, and a sofa bed, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Premier Rooms are on the ground or first floor, approx 60 ft from the beach, and are approx 53m2 including an 11m2 screened porch. Each has 1 king-size mahogany four poster bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Oualie Beach Restaurant (local and international menu, Tuesday barbecue and live music party, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner).

Sunset Cruise* (Saturday evenings, departs Oualie Dock). Live music night (Tuesdays, local bands). Activity programme (varies but can include live local music, dancing, barbecues, cocktail receptions, and happy hours).

Beach hammocks and sun loungers. The Chill Spa* (with beach and in-room services available). Water sports (on site activity centre with diving*, deep sea fishing*, kayaking*, windsurfing*, and sailing* options). Scuba Safaris* (PADI Five Star Dive Centre). Taxi tours*. Biking*. Rainforest hikes*. Horseriding*.

Complimentary WiFi.

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Off season so nice and quiet

Jun 4, 2019 Sophie S Suffolk, United Kingdom

Lovely clean chalet - typical laid back Caribbean and exactly what we wanted. Loved the four poster bed!! Mosquitto netted area round chalet - great. Super beach. Relatively shallow and beautifully clear. We were all inclusive as we didn't know if there were shops/restaurant nearby. There weren't! Taxi journey to Charlestown. Good morning tour… Read more
Lovely clean chalet - typical laid back Caribbean and exactly what we wanted. Loved the four poster bed!! Mosquitto netted area round chalet - great. Super beach. Relatively shallow and beautifully clear. We were all inclusive as we didn't know if there were shops/restaurant nearby. There weren't! Taxi journey to Charlestown. Good morning tour via Taxi by T.C. (she was brilliant). Read less
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May 31, 2019 904SallyH St Austell, United Kingdom

We stayed at oualie resort for 2 weeks, wanting a restful, chillaxing holiday and we were not disappointed. We had a little house only a matter of feet from the beautiful Caribbean sea, which encouraged many swims during our stay. The houses are quaint and full of character, just what we were expecting. The staff were absolutely wonderful, they… Read more
We stayed at oualie resort for 2 weeks, wanting a restful, chillaxing holiday and we were not disappointed. We had a little house only a matter of feet from the beautiful Caribbean sea, which encouraged many swims during our stay. The houses are quaint and full of character, just what we were expecting. The staff were absolutely wonderful, they were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The owners and chef gary were welcoming and spent time showing an interest in their guests. We had some great evenings in the bar, even when there only a few peopke present. The open mike nights were great. We had a wonderfully relaxing 2 weeks and will definitely be returning this little bit of paradise. Read less
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May 17, 2019 Terrys_FOLLIES Faringdon, United Kingdom

Our little slice of heaven. Got married here on the beach in 2015 and everything was arranged perfectly for us. Gingerbread cottages and duplexes just yards from the sea. Total relaxation in a low key resort where as a return visitor you get hugs from many of the long serving staff when you arrive. We will certainly return again.
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Apr 29, 2019 Michael K

My vaca this week consisted of the Oualie Beach Resort and then the Four Seasons. I'd prefer the Oualie Beach Resort any day of the week. The accommodations (albeit not Four Seasons) were perfect. Footsteps to the beach, friendly staff, great bar, scuba next door and location, location location. The ferry boat stops at their doorstep. I… Read more
My vaca this week consisted of the Oualie Beach Resort and then the Four Seasons. I'd prefer the Oualie Beach Resort any day of the week. The accommodations (albeit not Four Seasons) were perfect. Footsteps to the beach, friendly staff, great bar, scuba next door and location, location location. The ferry boat stops at their doorstep. I read the complaints and clearly those are from people that should stay at the Four Seasons as they expect pristine. Oualie Beach Resort offers a low key place for a fantastic value. Just pay no attention to the monkeys, sheep (that look like goats) and the cows. I highly recommend staying here!! Read less
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Mar 31, 2019 invertpaleo New York City, New York

This is the least expensive hotel on Nevis. It is situated right on a really nice, extremely sheltered beach, in an old-round good location. It is a three-star hotel. It is quite charming in an old-fashioned Caribbean way, and it is simple, and easy to like assuming you are not too demanding. The one-story cottages have charm, especially the… Read more
This is the least expensive hotel on Nevis. It is situated right on a really nice, extremely sheltered beach, in an old-round good location. It is a three-star hotel. It is quite charming in an old-fashioned Caribbean way, and it is simple, and easy to like assuming you are not too demanding. The one-story cottages have charm, especially the ones that are closest to the water. Everything indoors is clean and comfortable. You do need to be OK with the idea of sheep, goats, cows, and monkeys wandering through the property at all hours. We loved that, but apparently some people don't like it. You will always find something that is not really well maintained. A major screen was missing altogether in our screened-in porch, but maintenance came and fixed it the very next day. One of the faucet caps in the shower was loose, although it worked fine. The toilet tank did not fill as much as it was supposed to, so the flushing was a bit weak and sometimes insufficient. Two of the units are studios which have a pretty good kitchenette and a nice layout. You can pick up groceries in town if you wish to, and very good fresh produce. The AC works well, and the solar-heated hot water is good too. The WiFi is greatly improved now there is a booster in each room. To get around without a car, it is easy to take very inexpensive buses instead of taxis, although the buses don't run late in the evenings. You can catch the bus anywhere on the main road, and get dropped off anywhere on the main road, or pay a tiny bit extra to be dropped off somewhere off the main road. We like it a lot at Oualie, although we are aware that some people might decide it is not upscale enough to satisfy them. However, you will pay a great deal more to stay at one of the swanky hotels, and miss out on a genuine West Indian experience. Read less