Majors Bay, St Kitts

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St Kitts & Nevis holidays

A tiny dual-island nation that is big on character and charm

A dual-island country as well as one of the world’s smallest nations, these beautiful islands offer an exotic and thoroughly charming Caribbean experience. Both islands are dotted with charming plantation inns and historic sites; a testament to their place as a former bastion of colonial elegance and gracious living. St Kitts – the larger of the two – is home to a dormant volcano, a UNESCO-listed fortress and a scenic narrow gauge railway. Guests staying on Nevis fly into St Kitts’ airport before transferring by boat to its sleepy sister island. Nevis is more laid back and boasts unspoilt beaches and beautiful botanical gardens. Both islands offer a host of activities such as hiking, kayaking, horse riding and bird watching.

  • Perhaps not as well-known as other Caribbean islands, St Kitts and Nevis are perfect for those lured by the Caribbean but wanting to stay away from the crowds
  • Known as the ‘mother colony of the West Indies’ this tiny nation is not short on history and heritage sights having been among the first Caribbean islands settled by Europeans
  • St Kitts, officially called St Christopher and the larger of the two islands, was the oldest and wealthiest of the British colonies
  • Known as the ‘Jewel of the Caribbees’ Nevis has a laid back ambience with genuine charm, friendly locals and magnificent scenery
  • For a little adventure, head into the St Kitts rainforest for incredible valley views

Popular Regions in St Kitts & Nevis

Nevis

1 hotel from £1,422

St Kitts

1 hotel from £935

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Time difference:

GMT -4 hours

Flying time to destination:

9 hours

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When to visit

Jan 27°c
Feb 27°c
Mar 27°c
Apr 28°c
May 28°c
Jun 29°c
Jul 30°c
Aug 30°c
Sep 30°c
Oct 29°c
Nov 28°c
Dec 27°c
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