Bat Cave

An old terras pit that was mined in the colonial era, Bat Cave is a short, easy hike that allows you to climb down into the cave and view bats that are hanging from the ceiling.

The trail runs parallel to the Mount Nevis Hotel Entrance Road and along the way you'll see the ruins of Cottle Church before reaching the cave. After climbing into the cave and exploring, make time to cross the Island Main Road and follow the trail to the ruins of a sugar mill.


Located in , always welcomes local residents and tourists rooming in this section of St. Kitts. Regardless of whether or not you're staying nearby, you should feel free to stop by for some fun in the sun.

Bat Cave is only 400 yards from the Island Main Road. There are no signs leading to the cave, just be on the look out for a bank to the left which you will climb for about 25 feet.

Positioned in Saint James Windward Parish, 0.8 miles west of Newcastle, Bat Cave is situated within Cottle Ghaut & Bat Cave Trail, and always welcomes local customers and vacationers lodging in this area of Nevis. Even if you are not staying in this location, you should consider dropping by for some fun in the sun. It's 4.9 miles north of Charlestown.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of dining options to select from in the neighborhood around Bat Cave. Mount Nevis Hotel Restaurant, which offers eclectic dishes, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this cave. The eatery is a short distance off, but far-off enough that you may want to arrange for employing a viable type of transportation to get there. Also within a short distance, you will encounter restaurants like Oualie Beach Resort Restaurant and Pizza Beach where you may try a bit of International dishes and experience the culture of St. Kitts.

Nearby Attractions

There are other attractions nearby, including Cottle Ghaut & Bat Cave Trail, which is None away Saint James Windward Parish. Furthermore, you can think about visiting Cottle Church Ruins, which is another attraction close by.

Caves are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Bat Cave
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cottle Ghaut & Bat Cave Trail Other Attraction 0.0 mi. (7.9 km) N 4.9 mi. North of Charlestown
Cottle Church Ruins Historic Site 0.5 mi. (7.5 km) SE Newcastle
Hurricane Hill Trail Other Attraction 0.6 mi. (8.1 km) WNW 5.1 mi. North of Charlestown
Garner's Estate Loop Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (7.4 km) SE Newcastle
Fort Ashby Historic Site 2.0 mi. (5.6 km) SW Cades Bay
Site Of Jamestown Historic Site 2.0 mi. (5.5 km) SW Westbury
Horatio Nelson Landing Site Historic Site 2.1 mi. (5.4 km) SW Westbury
Mountravers Loop Other Attraction 3.3 mi. (2.7 km) SSW Saint Paul Charlestown Parish

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