This beach at Rodney Bay is beautiful with lots to do nearby, but it's definitely part of the main tourist trail (making it a good idea for any first time visitors to the island). That said, those who like peace and quiet should probably avoid it when the cruise boats are in port.
Generally the cruise crowds are off the beach by 3:00 p.m. or so, and so if you time your visit well you should be able to enjoy the marvelous sunset and maybe sip a cocktail from the pleasant beach bar in relative peace. As it's a very popular beach it's not surprising that the vendors are keen to profit and so it's vital to know how to say no without getting upset.
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