Quiet, tranquil, and charming, the small island of Nevis is sparsely populated and a true escape from the busy tourist traps that exist throughout the Caribbean. When you visit this island, it is about relaxation, reflection, and enjoying the natural surroundings – and all of the island's most popular activities seem to center around these three themes.
When you visit Nevis, you'll quickly discover that most people spend their days outdoors. Hiking or horseback riding, strolling through the botanical gardens, playing a round of golf, or sightseeing around the capital of Charlestown are all top ways to keep busy. The sea is also a major draw, and booking a day of sailing, fishing, snorkeling, or scuba diving is never difficult to pull off.
Conditions on Nevis are perfect for scooters and bikes. If you are looking for a scenic way to explore the island, you may want to consider renting one.
If you are intrigued by the idea of riding in the open air, you will find multiple different places that can help. Use this link to visit our extended discussion of bike and scooter rentals.
Nevis is for the more experienced divers, as it is quite vulnerable to sea swells that can cause dangerous conditions for divers. However, there are a number of sites to visit for the confident diver.
You'll find one dive operator and at least 8 different dive sites to choose from. For more about diving in this area click here.
Want to catch some fish during your vacation? Nevis isn't overloaded with fishing operators, but there's one charter operator to be aware of, and plenty of fish. To read our complete guide to deep sea fishing, navigate to this page.
Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are two area golf courses. The courses are Four Season Golf Course and Cat Ghaut Chip n Putt. You can click on the course name for detailed information about the course, including location, number of holes, and more. To read about other golf throughout St. Kitts and Nevis, go to this page.
More details concerning local providers that can help you spend some time on the open water can be found in the following table:
|Nevis Yacht Private Charters||Boating and Day-Sailing Provider||(869) 664-9171||1.5 mi. West of Central Newcastle||Nevis|
If you want to find out about nearby marinas and charter operators check out this page.
If there are some shopping fanatics traveling with you, they may be interested to know that there are more than 48 retail stores to browse in this area. Read this article if you want detailed information on shopping on Nevis.
Another good way to use some of your time is to experience the area's sights and natural beauty. Sights in the area include 17 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Tourists who enjoy being outside will typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. For a more detailed look at available sightseeing attractions, read this page.
Glance through the chart below to find out more about a firm that can direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.
|Nature Tourism Service||(869) 664-0992||Charlestown, Southwestern part of Nevis|
|Hiking Tour and Trip Operator||(869) 669-1227||Saint George Gingerland Parish|
If you are intrigued by the idea of underwater sightseeing there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so in the waters surrounding Nevis. To read our detailed guide to local snorkeling opportunities, read this article.
Enjoying a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, since there are 6 spas that operate in this area. To find out about other the options, check out this page.
If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.
Details concerning a few other activities can be seen directly below.
|Auto Racetracks||--||4.7 mi. East of Central Charlestown|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(869) 469-3481||Saint Paul Charlestown Parish|
|Massage Therapist||(869) 469-5464||Saint George Gingerland Parish|
|Horse and Dog Racetrack||--||4.5 mi. East of Central Charlestown|
|Plantation Carriage Rides||Horse and Carriage Service||(869) 469-3477||1.8 mi. East of Central Charlestown|
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