Attractions in Charlestown

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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 discover several beaches to choose from in and around the area. Click on the name of the beach to get additional information concerning that particular location.

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 alternative worth considering is Indian Castle Beach. On the southern part of Nevis, from Taylor's Pleasure, head southeast on the road beginning at Gingerland Public Cemetery in between Gingerland Methodist Church and the Brookes gas station. Follow this south through a residential area.

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.

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Landmark Attractions

Museum of Nevis History

A common landmark for vacationers is Museum of Nevis History. It is located 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 landmark that often intrigues visitors is Horatio Nelson Museum. It is located within the heart of Charlestown. Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson lived from 1758 to 1805, and although he was born in Anguilla, was stationed on the island of Nevis with the British Royal Navy long enough to fall in love with prominent local Fanny Nisbet. Now, tourists can learn about the life of the admiral via a collection of his personal belongings at the Horatio Nelson Museum.

Bath Hotel Historic: Today, the hotel is used for various government purposed, and the pools are free to use. The water is full of volcanic salts, and very therapeutic.

These examples are just some of the options. Make your way to this page regarding other interesting places to visit in Charlestown if you're interested in learning more specifics.

Natural Attractions

Botanical Gardens of Nevis

Assuming you enjoy natural surroundings will typically enjoy spending some time at Botanical Gardens of Nevis. 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.

Another attraction that's popular with visitors is Nevis Peak. 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.

Charlestown is home to other choices too. Go to this extended discussion dedicated to natural attractions in and near the area if you're seeking some more information.


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