One half of the nation of St. Kitts and Nivens, the island of St. Kitts is an amazing Caribbean getaway offering wonderful beaches, watersports, and preserved colonial areas to please history buffs and sightseers alike.
Whether you want to relax on the shore, play a few rounds of golf, or enjoy the views from the local scenic railway, this is a wonderful place to unwind and relax.
Located about a third of the way down the Lesser Antilles, St. Kitts along with sister island Nevins is an independent country which was once a colony of both Britain and France. Its population of 35,000 people fits snugly into the 69 square miles within its borders. Popular beaches you may wish to explore are Sand Bank Bay, Turtle Beach, Oualie Beach, Banana Bay and Cockleshell. Neighborhoods and nearby communities to seek out include the capital of Basseterre, the highest peak of Mount Liamuiga, Old Road Town, and of course, Nevis which is just across a 2-mile channel known as The Narrows.