St Kitts & Nevis: Promising tourist packages

This fascinating pair of islands boasts a land of similarities amidst contrasting differences making your holiday very interesting and thrilling. Both of them offer fine beaches flanked by soaring mountains, several pampering activities, and rich Caribbean heritage. However, St Kitts is superior in experience and is the home to many sugar estates and chimney stacks. On the other hand, Nevis is neater whose only volcano is a major attraction. Isolated by a water channel, it goes without saying that St Kitts & Nevis are linked via regular ferry services. This sets you free to stay on any of them while enjoying both of them.

St Kitts & Nevis

Basseterre, the capital of St Kitts, is the historic land of British as well as French colonization. However, the top attraction here is the St George’s Anglican Church since 1670 made by the French, whose current building is the result of the damage of the previous edifices due to hurricanes, fires, and earthquakes. Other highlights here are the Gregorian Circus modeling the London’s Piccadilly Circus in the light green Berkeley Memorial Clock, domed Treasury Building formerly a sugar site on the seafront, Independence Square that was once the original slave market and marked the site of the island’s freedom from the Great Britain before 27 years.

St George's Anglican Church

Atop an 800 foot hill, the Brimstone Hill Fortress is a stunningly giant citadel bearing high protective walls and 49 guns. Designated as the ‘Gibraltar of the West Indies’, its built-up was started in 1690 A.D., but was completed after a century because of the African slaves. The grandeur and size of the citadel speaks about the importance and zenith of the island at the time of the 17th and 18th centuries when much money was invested in the construction of this giant fort. Usually, because of hilltop location, you will get a chance to have some spectacular views and explore a museum with an admission fee of $8 per adult and $4 per child.

Brimstone Hill Fortress

A visit to the Frigate Bay Peninsula in St Kitts touching Nevis in the southeast is a must for those who adore water sports. This is because the main highlight of this peninsula is its beautiful beaches adorning both the Atlantic as well as the Caribbean shore. On the Atlantic side, the northern bay surrounded by sand and surf is just apt for surfing as well as some scenic vistas. While on the other hand, the southern bay is perfect for swimming, diving, and snorkeling that is not possible to explore in the north. Here, you will also see several resorts and hotels.

Atlantic surfing

Now, head to Nevis whose capital Charlestown is ever ready to invite you. This Caribbean town featuring serene vibes and scanty populace offers great historic sights of the 18th and 19th century. Take a tour of its Georgian buildings of the colonial era: the ground floors are made from stone, while the upper floors are adorned with wooden pieces. Check out for the home of Alexander Hamilton, the famous American statesman, which is now a museum housing a striking collection of the Hamilton memorabilia. One more interesting sight is the Jewish cemetery for the Sephardic Jews who discovered the perfect sugar processing techniques making Nevis the best sugar industry.

Head to the south to explore the Fort Charles erected first by the British in 1690 A.D. What you see today is the edifice of 1783 A.D. and played a role to of a strong iron stronghold. In Nevis, the Pinney’s Beach is a real Caribbean delight and is rightfully considered as among the best beaches. This 6 km span of fine white sands, calm seawaters, swaying palm trees, and a stunning lagoon is just worth a visit. The Charlestown Methodist Church on the Chapel Street is an awesome edifice built in 1844 A.D.

Pinney's Beach

Want to add a flavor of horror in your vacation trip? Well, do take yourself to the Eden Brown Estate that is a haunted home in the Butler’s Village. Many stroll around and try to spot a lament bride. See if you can!

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