Charlestown Attractions

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The classic Caribbean town of Charlestown is a great destination for tourists who enjoy learning about local history in a setting that makes them feel as though they've gone back in time. On days when they aren't parked on the beach, there are plenty of landmarks to learn about and much natural beauty to take in.


Pinney's Beach

You'll find a large number of beaches to consider in and around the area. You can click on each beach name to read a detailed article concerning that specific beach.

Pinney's Beach: Pinney's Beach stretches for miles along the Caribbean coast of Nevis. Soft white sands line the beach, as well as swaying palms and coconut trees.

A second option for beach-goers to consider is Indian Castle Beach. Indian Castle Beach is located on the very southern end of Nevis, and its surf is extremely active, creating the perfect condition for surfers and body surfers. Its dramatic coastline, punctuated with coves and scenic inlets, create stunning views in all directions.

Oualie Beach: Grab an ice-cold refreshing cocktail at the Oualie Beach Hotel where you can also rent equipment for watersports, so you can enjoy the beautiful blue waters of the Caribbean. Diving and snorkeling are the most popular activities here, but windsurfing, sailing, and kayaking are also available.

Needless to say, the area is home to some other beaches to choose from in and around the area. Readers can find out more by following this link.

Landmark Attractions

Museum of Nevis History

A common landmark for vacationers is Museum of Nevis History. It is found in Charlestown. The museum is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm Monday through Friday, as well as 9:00am until noon on Saturday.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Horatio Nelson Museum. It is located in the heart of Charlestown. Housing the largest collection of Horatio Nelson memorabelia in the western hemisphere, the Horatio Nelson Museum has exhibits that feature furniture from the Admiral's flag ship, paintings of him and his family, and personal letters.

Bath Hotel Historic: Built it 1778, the Bath Hotel is considered to be the first tourist hotel on Nevis and in the Caribbean. Foreshadowing the era to come, the hotel and spa welcomed visitors to relax in their spas and to enjoy the tropical island.

That's not all -- you can find a full range of other choices. To read more about landmarks this specific topic, go to this article concerning other enjoyable places to visit in this area.

Natural Attractions

Botanical Gardens of Nevis

Botanical Gardens of Nevis is one of the natural attractions you should consider visiting. <p>The beautiful and flourishing Botanical Gardens of Nevis is located on five acres of the historic Montpelier Estate and serves as one of the top attractions on the small island of Nevis. The Gardens welcome visitors who find relaxation strolling through lush gardens as well as those who enjoy learning about tropical plants that are not only local to the Caribbean, but from around the world.</p>

Nevis Peak is a second outdoor attraction you might want to visit. <p>Nevis Peak Park is actually the area surrounding the real Nevis Peak, a currently inactive volacno that is a prime spot for hiking and nature exploration. What is known as a particularly rough hike will take you along the growing incline and to the top, offering absoltuely pristine views as well as a bit of exhaustion.</p>

These are only some of the choices you'll find. Those wanting to find out more about natural attractions in and near Charlestown, can do so by visiting this page.


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