Saint Kitts & Nevis
Saint Kitts & Nevis
By Jasmine McGee

Located in the West Indies, lays the beautiful two-island nation of St. Kitts & Nevis. Both of these islands offer a breathtaking beachfront experience, the serenity of the mountains, and a countless amount of events and activities to enjoy. While St. Kitts is larger in size and has a resort atmosphere, Nevis is a quaint vibe due to its one main road that circles around the island, as well as a very cool volcanic mountain.

Getting to both of the islands is easy. Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (SKB) is an international airport conveniently located on the St. Kitts. WhatsCheaper.com can help you book your flight today. Click here (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to begin searching for a flight. Once you’ve settled your flight itinerary, you’ll want to finalize your accommodations. Whether you decide to stay at a resort on St. Kitts or a luxury hotel on Nevis, you’ll want to use WhatsCheaper.com’s easy hotel finder. Click here (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to eliminate the hassle of searching the Web for hours, and let WhatsCheaper.com guide you to the best accommodations. 

Once you’ve gotten settled into your accommodations, you’ll want to begin exploring both islands. St.Kitts and Nevis are home to Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This site holds great historical, cultural, and architectural significances. The site is on over 38 acres of land, and many have noted it as being of the most breathtaking spots in the entire Caribbean region. Fort George, the Prince of Wales Bastion, ammunition stores, a hospital, and artillery officer’s quarters are still standing today. They were all abandoned in 1851, but tourists are able to take Tours of Brimstone Hill and learn the riveting history.

Another attraction of interest is St. Kitts National Museum. Erected in 1894, the museum today is one of the most historical and architectural monuments on the island. Tourists and locals visit the museum to experience the history of St. Kitts, especially the history of the sugar plantations and European struggles. St. Kitts was one of the oldest and wealthiest colonies in the Caribbean due to it’s sugar and rum, and the islands reputation brought forth struggle and great conflict, which can be scene at the historical sites throughout the region, as well as the museum.

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the culture, as well as shopping, then you’ll want to visit Basseterre. Basseterre, the capital city of St. Kitts, is home to a great collection of shops and local culture waiting for tourist to explore. And after you shop for a few hours or perhaps chat with the locals, you’ll then want to head over to Frigate Bay Beach for more relaxation. Enjoy the sun during the day and the ocean, and at night dance with the locals, enjoy live music, and get lost in the Caribbean spirit.

For tourists in search of adventure, then Nevis is the place to be. The island has a handful of beaches as well, but you can also take a more adventurous outdoor route and go on some nature hikes. You can even visit the volcano or take a few nature tours, or simply walk up and down the streets of Charlestown, a town that is still standing from the colonial era.

So whether you want to enjoy the cool breeze of the beaches, engage in some sports, learn the history of the islands, or dance the night away, the islands of St. Kitts & Nevis have more than a handful of opportunities. WhatsCheaper.com recommends you plan your next trip today. You might even want to consider booking a cruise. Whatever you’re mode of transport is, just remember to put St. Kitts & Nevis on your list of must-see destinations.

MUST SEE IN Saint Kitts & Nevis LIST:

  • 1. Brimstone Hill Fortress
  • 2. Saint Kitts National Museum
  • 3. South Friars Beach
  • 4. Botanical Gardens of Nevis
  • 5. Cockleshell Beach
  • 6. Saint Kitts Scenic Railway
  • 7. Nevis Peak Hike
  • 8. Montpelier House
  • 9. Mount Liamuiga
  • 10. Penney's Beach

Saint Kitts & Nevis EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Saint Kitts International Triathlon - May
  • 2. Green Valley Festival - June
  • 3. Saint Kitts Music Festival - June
  • 4. Culturama - July
  • 5. Independence Day Festival - September
  • 6. Heritage Week - September
  • 7. Peppered Pickled Pirate Party - October/November
  • 8. Saint Kitts Carnival - December

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