St Kitts & Nevis Vacation Travel Hotel Tourist Attractions
St Kitts & Nevis – A Caribbean Paradise…
A top travel vacation destination
First settled by the British in 1623, Saint Kitts and Nevis achieved independence in 1983. Today, Saint Kitts and Nevis is one of Caribbean favorite travel and vacation destinations with tropical climate tempered by constant sea breezes, colorful landscape and sandy beaches, luxury resort hotels and vacation rentals, exciting water sports and beautiful golf courses.
Location, Population, Language
Located about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Kitts and Nevis of the Caribbean Sea are two volcanic islands separated by a three-kilometer-wide channel called The Narrows. St Kitts and Nevis has total land area 261 square kilometers, about 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC of the United States.
St Kitts and Nevis has 51,936 (July 2015 estimate) population, including predominantly black and some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese. English is the official language in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
St Kitts & Nevis uses East Caribbean dollar (XCD) as its currency. In August 2015, East Caribbean dollars per US dollar exchange rate is about 2.70. St Kitts & Nevis has efficient telephone and mobile cellular systems. Based on 2009 estimate, St Kitts & Nevis has about 17,000 Internet users.
St Kitts & Nevis Tourist Attractions
There are many attractions on these two Caribbean islands. Bath Hotel was built in 1778 for natural mineral baths but now is ruins. Charlestown, the Nevis Capital, is a charming historic center with shopping and local crafts services. Fort Charles is the ruin of the first British fort established on Nevis in the 18th Century. Goverment House is the home of Deputy Governor General. The Museum of Nevis History, the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, displays his life and Nevis history. Romney Manor, home of Carbelle Batik, set amid 5 acres of exotic gardens on the edge of the tropical rain forest. Other historical and tourist attractions include Nelson Museum, New Castle Potery, Sugar Plantation, St John Church, and Brimstone Hill Fortress.
This luxury resort in the West Indies’ Frigate Bay has spacious rooms that feature a private balcony and scenic views. It includes an on-site golf course, casino and a full-service spa.
The St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino offers massages at the full-service Emerald Mist Spa, and Royal St. Kitts Golf Club is on site. There are 3 on-site pools and a whirlpool, and the hotel is on Frigate Bay Beach.
Guests at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort can dine at one of the hotel’s 8 restaurants, ranging from Italian cuisine at La Cucina to an American menu at Royal Grille Steakhouse. This resort also features a swim-up pool bar and a beach bar.
All rooms are warmly decorated and include cable TV, CD player and a sitting area. A coffee maker and fridge are provided in every room. Wi-Fi is available in rooms for an extra fee, and free internet access is provided in public areas.
Bradshaw International Airport is just 2 miles from the hotel.
Set on the beachfront in Frigate Bay, Marriott Vacation Club St Kitts offers stylish villas with balconies, hot tubs and garden or ocean views. The complex includes 3 swimming pools and a spa.
Each elegant Marriott Vacation Club villa has 2 or 3 bedrooms, including a master suite with a king-size bed. There is a fully equipped kitchen and a living-dining room with a flat-screen TV and DVD player.
The complex offers various dining options, including an Italian restaurant, a steakhouse and a seafood restaurant with panoramic views. There is also a beach bar, a swim-up bar and a cigar and rum bar.
Marriott Vacation Club St Kitts is an ideal base for watersports, including windsurfing, diving and snorkelling. Central Basseterre is 3.7 miles away, while St Kitts International Airport is 5.6 miles away.
The Four Seasons Resort Nevis enjoys a mild climate tempered by soft breezes. It is at the centre of a 250-acre planned community which includes an activity center, shops, and a private villas. The Four Seasons resort fronts on 2000 feet of a 4 mile long golden sand beach – Penney Beach and set among coconut palm trees and surrounded by a championship golf course. The resort includes a central building – the Great House, 12 cottages, a pavilion with a health club and pro shop for tennis and golf.
This resort features 3 infinity pools, spa facilities and a golf course on site. It is right on the beach in Charleston.
At the Four Seasons Resort Nevis, the rooms and houses are air-conditioned and have TVs with DVD players and telephone lines. The private bathrooms are marbled and include a hairdryer. Some of the villas and homes feature a private pool, plus views of the sea or mountains.
The Four Seasons has 4 on-site restaurants that offer everything from breakfast buffets to Caribbean and Mediterranean cuisine. There is also a library bar. Other types of cuisines available include seafood, West Indian fusion and steakhouse. This property has earned the AAA Five Diamond Award.
Spa services include massages and rejuvenating body treatments. There are also salon services available. Other activities available at the Four Seasons are sailing courses, hiking and diving.
Charlestown is 2 miles from the Four Seasons Resort Nevis, and the Nevis Vance Amory International Airport is 5 miles away.
Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, The Hamilton Beach Villas & Spa is located in Pinneys Beach. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas of this resort.
The apartments will provide you with a TV and air conditioning. There is a full kitchen with a microwave and a fridge. Private bathrooms also come with a bath or shower. You can enjoy a sea view from all the rooms.
At The Hamilton Beach Villas & Spa you will find a fitness centre. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk. The property offers free parking.
This resort is 5 miles from Lovers Beach and 5.6 miles Vance W. Amory International Airport.
In a beautiful setting on Nisbet Beach and next to Newcastle Bay, Nisbet Plantation Beach Club offers gorgeous resort accommodations in a Caribbean plantation setting, and features an outdoor swimming pool with Caribbean Sea views. It has spacious rooms, a spa and 3 restaurants.
Each room and suite at Nisbet Plantation Beach Club has bright, Caribbean-style décor with wood finishes and ceiling fans. There is free Wi-Fi, a coffee maker and a safe in all rooms.
The Great House Restaurant dates back to the late 18th century and serves gourmet cuisine, as well as afternoon tea. Coconuts serves a made-to-order breakfast and there is a weekly seafood barbecue dinner on its terrace. Sea Breeze has lunch and cocktails on the beach. Meals are not included in the room rate.
The Palm Spa offers a range of treatments including wraps, massage, facials and manicures. There is also a fitness center, a tennis court and a croquet lawn.
Vespa scooters, digital video cameras and hiking GPS devices can be rented at the front desk.
The Alexander Hamilton Birthplace Museum is eight miles from the hotel in the charming town of Newcastle.