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

Hurricane Hill Trail is situated in Saint James Windward Parish, in the general vicinity of Newcastle; it's five miles (eight kilometers) to the north of Charlestown.

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

If you've worked up an appetite during your visit to the hiking trail, don't worry -- you can find a great concentration of dining possibilities in the vicinity. The most frequented nearby restaurant to Hurricane Hill Trail is Oualie Beach Resort Restaurant, which offers Caribbean fare. The eatery is a short distance off, but far enough that you might want to arrange for using some method of transport to get there. Also nearby, you will have restaurants like The Gin Trap and Bananas Bistro where you may sample eclectic meals and experience the flavors of St. Kitts.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that like hiking trails, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Cottle Ghaut & Bat Cave Trail and Garner's Estate Loop; the first of which is a half mile to the east-southeast of this hiking trail. Other nearby attractions include Bat Cave, which is a half mile away Saint James Windward Parish. You might also want to consider visiting Cottle Church Ruins, which is another attraction not far away.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. 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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