Nestled in the enchanting West Indies, a two-island paradise exists in sovereignty and abundance of scenic natural beauty. Separated only by the two-mile channel, the access to intoxicating landscapes, sparsely peopled beaches and inviting turquoise blue waters to make these sister islands one of the most alluring destinations in this side of the Caribbean. Discovered by Columbus over almost seven centuries ago, St. Kitts and Nevis has been important sugar trading port since then to this date. The rich history flanked by British influence, the vibrant and engaging culture and the warm people of the islands add to its almost infinite seductive qualities. St Kitts and Nevis resorts are just within arms reach from the enchanting attractions fit for all ages. Every day in these islands spells unforgettable fun making the continuous influx of tourists evident.
Golden Sand Beaches
After a Longhaul flight to the Caribbean across the world, one of the first thing on your mind is the golden sand beaches. The main draw of the St. Kitts and Nevis beaches is the promise of tranquillity amidst shorelines of powdery sand. Despite the booming tourism industry, the beaches are never too crowded enough to ensure a memorable time for the vacationing tourist. For those seeking a quiet time alone, with family, or with friends, the picturesque beaches like Friar’s Bay, Frigate Bay South, Cockleshell Bay and Banana Bay found in the southeast peninsula provides the perfect atmosphere of tranquility with just the resounding sound of the beach to lull everyone to a relaxing time in St. Kitts. Equally, alluring beaches are also found in the adjacent island of Nevis. Among the top choices and most frequented are Pinney’s Beach, Oualie Beach and Cades Bay with their scenic facades and powdery golden sands.
Places not to be missed
Aside from the impressive island vibe, St. Kitts and Nevis activities offer one of the widest assortments of activities en route to the most memorable escapade of a tourist’s life. Surrounded by water, diving, snorkelling, fishing and other water sports remain to be the top choices of exploits with concessionaires found in strategic places on the island. Never to be discounted are the majestic historical and cultural sights that will leave you in awe. The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Shadwell Great House and the Old treasury Building are testaments of architectural splendour. A trip to the famous cotton or sugar plantations like the Spooner’s Ginnery and Wingfield Waterworks provides an incredible view of the countryside. The Carib Petroglyphs is suggestive of the ancient tribes that once ruled the island. To top it all, the huge biodiversity of the two islands provides the perfect ecosystem for a myriad of species of birds like the Brown Pelican and other floral and fauna making it always in the radar of birdwatchers and nature lovers.
In St. Kitts and Nevis resorts, an assortment of shops and valuable finds are within arms reach. However, the malls and shopping stalls are concentrated in the capital of Basseterre. The most popular malls include Pelican Mall and the TDC Mall where Kittian delights and shops ranging from local designs to wonderful arts are part of the interesting finds. For a grander adventure, each town has its special wonder tucked in its locality for the patient shopper.
Dining, Drinking & Nightlife
A good restaurant or two may be found a few steps away from the St. Kitts and Nevis resorts. However, nightlife, drinking and dining burst to life the South Frigate Beach. In a place called The Strip, a restaurant serving Creole or international cuisines are abound. The hippest place is known as the Monkey Bar – an open air bar where one can dance the night away. Equally popular is the Strip Bar and Grill for their incredible drinks and delectable dishes.