Hurricane Hill Trail

A nice, easy hike is awarded to visitors who decide to make the trek of Hurricane Hill. Though you'll need to watch out for acacia thorns along the way, when you reach the top you'll enjoy great views of both St. Kitts and on the horizon, Barbuda.

The hill isn't overwhelming, just a little elevated piece of land near Oaulie Bay.

Location

Located in Saint James Windward Parish, 1.4 miles west of Newcastle, Hurricane Hill Trail invites local customers and visitors who are lodging in this part of Nevis. However, even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you are free to stop by for some fun in the sun. From this location, Charlestown is five miles (eight kilometers) to the south.

You'll find the entrance to the trail at the dirt road heading to Lovers' Beach. It begins at the top of the embankment and is marked by a power pole.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of dining options to select from in the community around this hiking trail. Oualie Beach Resort Restaurant, which offers Caribbean dishes, is very close-by, making it a great option for hiking trail visitors. The dining establishment is a short distance off, but far-removed enough that you might want to make arrangements for having a viable type of transport to get there. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will encounter eateries such as The Gin Trap and Bananas Bistro where you and your group may sample eclectic food and enjoy the St. Kitts scene.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of hiking trails, and are interested in visiting others, should consider Cottle Ghaut & Bat Cave Trail and Garner's Estate Loop; the first and closest of which is 0.6 miles to the east-southeast of Hurricane Hill Trail. There are a couple other attractions nearby, including Bat Cave, which is a half mile away Saint James Windward Parish. Also, you might consider visiting Cottle Church Ruins, which is another attraction close by.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Hurricane Hill Trail
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bat Cave GeoFeature 0.6 mi. (7.9 km) ESE 4.9 mi. North of Charlestown
Cottle Church Ruins Historic Site 1.0 mi. (7.5 km) SE Newcastle
Fort Ashby Historic Site 1.8 mi. (5.6 km) SW Cades Bay
Site Of Jamestown Historic Site 1.9 mi. (5.5 km) SW Westbury
Horatio Nelson Landing Site Historic Site 2.0 mi. (5.4 km) SW Westbury
Montravers Estate Historic Site 3.7 mi. (2.7 km) SSW Nelson's Spring
Nevis Peak -- 4.1 mi. (3.9 km) SSE 2.4 mi. Northeast of Charlestown
Boiling House Ruins Historic Site 4.2 mi. (5.6 km) SE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Charlestown

More Information

Location: Saint James Windward Parish, Nevis

 

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