Timothy Beach Resorts
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What type of electrical outlets do you have at Timothy Beach Resort?
A. The rooms have standard US outlets and 110v service.
Q. Do I need a surge protector for my laptop, camera or other delicate electronic device?
A. A travel surge protector is recommended for traveling anywhere in the Caribbean. We recommend purchasing this item prior to travel.
Q. I am from the UK and will be traveling with a battery pack. May I have it recharged?
A. 13 amp UK battery packs may be recharged in the Manager's office. This service is available 9-5 Monday through Friday.
Q. Do I need to bring a beach towel?
A. We offer free use of beach towels during your stay with us. They must be returned to our front office before your departure or a replacement fee will be billed to your credit card.
Q. Are chaise lounges available for free on the beach?
A. We provide free use of chaise lounges at the beach. These are currently white or dark blue green. If not immediately available, please contact one of our staff members. Nearby concessionaires will charge you a fee for use of their chaises.
Q. Do you have internet access in the rooms?
A. Timothy Beach Resort has Free wireless internet access in the rooms, at the restaurant and at the pool area
Q. I prefer not to bring a laptop, but would like to occasionally keep in touch with work or my family. Do you have a computer I can use?
A. There is a desktop computer located in our front office for guest use. It is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Q. Are there hairdryers in the rooms?
A. There is a hairdryer in each bathroom.
Q. What kind of currency should I bring with me?
A. Both EC (Eastern Caribbean) and US currency are used on St. Kitts.
Q. If I have US currency is it better to exchange it into EC dollars?
A. This is entirely individual preference. If you plan to only purchase items in hotels, restaurants, larger shops, larger groceries or rent a car, then U.S. is fine. If you will be visiting the local farmers/fish market, local bakeries, or purchasing gas for a vehicle, you may wish to have some EC money available.
Q. How far is the hotel from the airport and what is the taxi fare?
A. The hotel is a very pleasant 3-mile drive from the airport and the fare is about $16 US payable to your driver. Fares are subject to periodic government review.
Q. Can the hotel arrange for me to be picked up at the airport?
A. Yes, we can arrange for a driver to meet you at the airport. The driver will be holding a "Timothy Beach Resort" sign. The fare is $16 US for 1-4 people payable directly to the driver. Please let us know 2 days prior to arrival.
Q. When is check in? Check out time?
A. Check-in time is 3 pm. Check out time is 12 noon.
Q. If I arrive early will my room be ready?
A. If you do plan to arrive early, it is imperative that you let us know at least 24 hours ahead. We will try to accommodate an early arrival, but at certain times of year it may not be possible.
Q. I am arriving in the late evening and won't have time to purchase food. May I ask the hotel to purchase items for my room?
A. We do provide a grocery shopping service for our guests. This is particularly helpful for late Saturday or Sunday arrivals. We ask that you try not to be too brand specific. A 25% fee will be added to the cost of your groceries and placed on your room bill. Please give us at least 48 hours notice.
Q. Are there grocery stores nearby?
A. There is a mini-mart down the street from the hotel with limited items. Larger full-service groceries are 10 minutes away by car.
Q. What are the hours of operation of the groceries?
A. Most groceries are open until 6 pm Monday through Saturday and for an hour or two on Sunday.
Q. Is there public bus service near the hotel?
A. There is no public transportation within Frigate Bay, the area where Timothy Beach Resort is located. Taxis are available. If there is not one outside our front lobby, our staff will be delighted to call one for you.
Q. Do you recommend renting a car?
A. A car is recommended for exploring the island, visiting the various other beaches of the South Peninsula and for dining out at night. If you are active and enjoy lots of sight-seeing then a car is a great idea. Driving is on the left on St. Kitts.
Q. How do I rent a car?
A. You may rent directly from an agency on island or our staff can assist you in finding the car that is right for you.
Q. How do I obtain my rental car?
A. Most rental car companies will deliver the car to you at Timothy Beach Resort, drive you to the license branch so you may purchase a temporary St. Kitts drivers license and have you sign the appropriate paperwork.
Q. Can I leave my car at the airport on the day of departure?
A. This can only be done by special arrangement and not all companies allow this option. The usual procedure is to return your car to the agency and they will bring you back to the hotel or airport.