St Kitts & Nevis Holidays

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Luxury Holidays to St Kitts & Nevis 

The Leeward islands are often favourites of travellers searching for a different Caribbean experience, and St Kitts & Nevis Holidays thrive upon this identity. These twin islands are characterised by their mountainous and uninhabited inland areas, with the majority of roads, farmland and urban areas built around the coastline. The result is an island with the winning combination of a spectacular landscape and plenty of secluded retreats.

And within this tiny shoreline space, you’ll find all the staples of the Caribbean experience: luxurious beaches, clear blue seas and the opportunities for relaxation and exploration that come with them. If crowded beaches are a worry, sunbathers can find secluded beaches around the island’s undulating shoreline. Meanwhile, St Kitts & Nevis Caribbean Holidays cater to water explorers of all abilities, scaling from beginners’ reefs like the Monkey Shoals and Friars Bay Reefs to the challenges of wreck diving or the currents of Nags Head. A similar variety of water sports are available on the waves too.

Holidays to St Kitts & Nevis may particularly reward the adventurous traveller, but the nation’s world class Inns and Resorts also ensure that they can appeal to everyone. With a variation of onsite swimming pools, restaurants, sports facilities, beach access and a universal commitment to your comfort and enjoyment, you will be in good hands for the duration of your stay. The experience in the capital (Basseterre) and other significant towns is also robust, with many fine restaurants and bars, as well as a Casino in the Frigate Bay area. The historical side of the island is worthy of investigation, with fortresses such as Brimstone Hill which are well preserved, as well as many quaint churches and a national museum housed in Basseterre’s old treasury building.

St Kitts & Nevis Fun Facts

  • Residents of St Kitts are called Kittitians.
  • Sandy Point inspired John Newton to write the hymn ‘Amazing Grace’.
  • St Kitts is one of the only places in the world where the rainforest has expanded.
  • Four species of sea turtle can be found in the waters around the islands.
  • St Kitts & Nevis boasts over 200 species of birds including the long and lean frigate birds.

Things to Do in St Kitts & Nevis

Alongside the stunning coastlines and lush tropical rainforest, St Kitts & Nevis offers a wealth of activities to those seeking a Caribbean holiday. Keep your eye-out for the annual Latin Festival in October, the National Carnival Parade in January, the Cayon Green Valley Community Festival in May, the Johnny Walker St. Kitts Open in June and more. For culture, history and heritage, it’s worth checking out some of the original plantation inns, many of which have been converted into luxury hotels and restored to their colonial era. In addition to this, there’s a host of museums, ruins, old sugar mills and nature to explore. And speaking of nature, the active holidaymakers among us will love a quad biking excursion, a Nevis Peak hike, Nevis cycle tours and more. There’s something for all levels of fitness and ability.

St. Kitts & Nevis Quick Info

  • Area – 65 sq miles
  • Population – 35,000
  • Capital – Basseterre
  • Official Languages – English
  • Currency – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Time Zone – UTC-4

St. Kitts & Nevis Holidays 2021 / 2022

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Top Picks

Four Seasons Resort Nevis

5* out of 5 stars

Authentic Caribbean experience with wonderful dining and leisure options. Plus, beachfront infinity pools for you to enjoy the island's stunning sunsets.

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club

4* out of 5 stars

Charming, elegant and very welcoming, the Nisbet Plantation Beach Club is among the Caribbean's best luxury resorts, having been awarded numerous times for its excellence.

Park Hyatt St Kitts

5* out of 5 stars

Casual, sophisticated luxury on the sun-soaked shores of Banana Bay, where a sumptuous spa, eclectic fine dining and authentic local experiences tempt jet-setters in-the-know.

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Useful information

  • Local time GMT (-4)
  • Currency Eastern Caribbean Dollar
  • Language English
  • Location Part of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea
  • Telephone code +869
  • Flying time 10 hours & 15 minutes

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Things to do

Climb Mount Liamuiga

Climb Mount Liamuiga

The highest volcanic peak on the island of St. Kitts is Mount Liamuiga at 3,792 feet. Covered in verdant rainforest and teeming with exciting wildlife-watching opportunities (look out for vervet monkeys and wild orchids), Mount Liamuiga is a must-visit for active adrenaline seekers and nature lovers alike.


Reaching the summit can be challenging, but there is an impressively deep crater at the top as a reward. You’ll also find sweeping views of St. Kitts, the Caribbean Sea, and neighboring islands like Nevis, Antigua, and Saba.There are nature trails for all abilities, however, guided tours are available.

Ride the Scenic Railway

Ride the Scenic Railway

A must-visit attraction when visiting St. Kitts, the Scenic Railway takes lucky passengers on a picturesque 3-hour tour of the island on a narrow gauge train. Built between 1912 and 1926, the railway was historically used to transport sugar cane from plantations to the sugar factory in Basseterre. Today, you’re invited to take in the views from the open-air observation platform above the double-decker carriages. You’ll cruise high above the sugar cane and lush, tropical vegetation with a 360 degree panorama. Below in the air-conditioned parlour, you can enjoy complimentary drinks, including rum punch and frozen daiquiris.

Spice Mill Restaurant

Spice Mill Restaurant

Perched on the edge of the white-sand Cockleshell Beach, Spice Mill Restaurant is perhaps one of the most scenic eateries on the islands of St. Kitts. Marrying local produce and the freshest of seafood with global influences, you are invited to tuck into jerk BBQ, risotto and pasta dishes with an outstanding view of both the sea and Mount Nevis.

If you’d like to get even closer to the beach during the day, venture further towards the water and enjoy music, drinks and light meals from the Passion Beach Bar. This is a quintessential taste of the Caribbean, so sit back and unwind.