Welcome to St Kitts
St Kitts is one of the Caribbean’s most unspoilt islands. St Kitts has dramatic scenery and a charming colonial culture. Whatever you enjoy… St Kitts has picture perfect beaches, colourful history, Caribbean food or more adventurous pursuits. A visit to St Kitts offers a world of possibilities.
St Kitts is a small Island. The total area of St Kitts is just 68 square miles. A visit to St Kitts is likey to be an intimate experience. The local people are known as Kittitian people who are very proud of their island.
Nature has shined on St Kitts. The dramatic volcanic mountains rise up and appear like a backbone to the island of St Kitts. The volcanic backbone of St Kitts is swathed in unspoilt primary rainforest. There are many dramatic cliffs and numerous beaches. The island is very green and lush very reminiscent of a Fleming Bond movie.
Amongst the picturesque scene is a colourful historical side to St Kitts. Much of the history is related to colonial Britain, in fact, St Kitts was the 1st British colonial outpost in the West Indies. There are reminders of colonial history all over the island. The cannons still point out over the sea at Brimstone Hill fortress a UNESCO world heritage site and Bassetterre the capital has much colourful colonial architecture.
Littered around St Kitts are the relics of the sugar cane industry. Many of the old plantation houses have been converted into restaurants and boutique hotels. St Kitts historical Sugar Train that once carried cane has been restored and now runs as a visitor attraction; the last operational railway in the West Indies.