Explore the best beaches and landmarks in St. Kitts and Nevis
Come see how one of the most famous songs ever written is connected to St Kitts. This museum uses audio and visual tools to tell the amazing story of John Newton’s transformation from slave trader to hymn writer and more.
Off limits recently because of construction, this lovely stretch of sand at the tip of the Southeast Peninsula will be accessible again with the 2017 opening of the St. Kitts Park Hyatt hotel.
Bath Hotel and Hot Springs built in 1778, was the first hostelry in the entire region catering specifically to visitors, among them British and European aristocracy.
Stone structures from this venerable sugar plantation, which at one time exceeded more than 300 acres, are still standing after nearly 200 hundred years. The estate is where the famed folklore “Bull Story” was set.
This iconic clock and fountain sits prominently in the centre of the Circus in Basseterre. It was built in honour of Thomas B.H. Berkeley, a former president of the General Legislative Council in the 1880s.
The tranquility of the point belies its brutal past when, in 1626, French and British settlers attacked the native Carib here, and legend has it blood flowed down the river for three days.
St. Kitts’ Brimstone Hill Fortress, is undoubtedly the most important historic building in the entire English-speaking Caribbean. Come visit this magnificent fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A beach meant for lounging and watching the boats and catamarans scoot to and from St. Kitts.
These ancient carvings on the grounds of Wingfield Estate were likely the work of Carib natives living on the island before the Europeans arrived in the 1600s. Some experts think they depict gods. Stop by and decide for yourself!
Steeped in the history and traditions of Portuguese and Irish immigrants, the parish is one of two cathedrals in the Diocese of St. John’s-Basseterre. The first structure was built in 1856 while the existing structure was built in 1927.
Gaze across the Narrows to Nevis while relaxing with a cold one on this perfect white sand beach, one of the region’s best.
Step back in time and enjoy some of St. Kitts’ history at this three hundred year old property where you can experience insights into ways in which inhabitants of different periods utilized it. Fairview Great House provides a true...
An Atlantic Ocean beach, its southeast stretch fronts an array of hotels, restaurants and condos. Further north it’s peaceful and secluded.
Where the action is day and night. Calm waters, casual restaurants for lunch and a lively strip of beach bars for hanging out at night.
The Hamilton family owned and operated a sugar plantation up until 1950. It is now a snapshot into history of the sugar industry. The ruins include remains of a windmill, cistern, chimney, boiling house and steam engine.
A long stretch of sand near the main road, it’s a beach meant for leisurely walks through the lapping waves.
Originally called Pall Mall Square, the name was changed on September 19, 1983, the day St. Kitts and Nevis became an independent. Once a slave market, the square is now the administrative, commercial and social centre of the capital.
Private and serene, Lovers’ Beach is perfect for quiet getaways and swims.
An abandoned barge marks the spot for some of the island’s best snorkeling.
At the Museum of Nevis History you will find the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton. Explore the beautiful Georgian stone home located right on the majestic Charleston Harbour.
Fascinating New River Estate, a reminder of the slave trade, is a low-key but unique estate for the remarkably well-preserved evidence of the innovative technology adopted by the plantation’s owners. Follow the the goat trail and it will...
This soft, white sand beach attracts snorkelers and swimmers looking for a shady spot to enjoy the ocean and relax.
This mile-long strip of white sand has coconut trees slanting helter-skelter, creating the perfect picture of the quintessential Caribbean beach.
This building was home to almost every government department after it was built in 1894. After hurricanes between 1989 and 1999 did considerable damage, the building was restored and is now home to the National Museum.
An A-list beach and also the water sports headquarters of Nevis.
The longest and busiest beach on the island is home to the exclusive Four Seasons Resort with all its amenities, as well as an abundance of beach bars and restaurants.
History buffs will want to visit Romney Manor, which was once owned by the third US president Thomas Jefferson’s great, great, great grandfather. The lush grounds of the manor are home to a 400-year-old saman tree.
One of the Caribbean’s most picturesque beaches, and it’s seldom busy.
This home was built in the second quarter of the 18th Century and is considered a treasure by historians. Reminiscent of a bygone era, the stately manor is a must-see for those fascinated by colonial architecture.
This lovely stretch of Caribbean beach offers superb bathing, an assortment of watering holes and good facilities.
This church is steeped in history. First built by the French in 1670, it was called Notre Dame. It was burnt to the ground in 1706 by the British, who rebuilt it four years later and changed the name.
A testament to the island’s sugar trade in the 20th Century, the St. Kitts Sugar Factory and Compound helped saved the island’s economy after it opened in 1912. Although closed, it remains a national treasure and important heritage...
Get a taste of the island’s colonial past at the Government House. This grand structure, built about 1834, is the official residence of the Governor General of The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
An Atlantic beach that is family friendly and great for body-surfing – but beware the riptides.