Activities on St. Kitts

Whether you're looking for sporty activities, hot nightlife, or anything in between, St. Kitts and Nevis has you covered

 

St. Kitts and Nevis are sleepy islands where people go to get away from their hectic lives. You can spend your days relaxing in the sun, but there are also other activities available that will prevent you from going stir crazy.

Bike and Scooter Rental

If you are considering exploring a new environment with the wind in your face, there are two rental agencies that can help. To see our detailed guide to bike or scooter rentals, see this page.

Diving

St. Kitts Diving

There are 4 dive operators and at least 13 different dive sites in the area. Navigate here to see our discussion of diving in this area.

Events and Festivals

Events and festivals on St. Kitts and Nevis typically fall into one of three categories: cultural celebrations, sporting events, and music festivals. A few that fall outside of the box include the popular Green Valley Festival and the Nevis International Heritage Exposition. You'll quickly see that the people of these islands know how to throw a party when you attend one of their annual events. Read more about events and festivals here.

Fishing

St. Kitts Fishing

Hoping to reel in a big one during your vac ation? There are two charter operators located in this area. For more about fishing in the area read this page.

Golf

St. Kitts Golf

Enjoy playing golf? St. Kitts isn't exactly paved with golf greens from end to end, but there's one place to be aware of. The only course in the area is Royal St. Kitts Golf Club. For a better look at this specific topic, go to this guide, which discusses golf courses throughout St. Kitts and Nevis.

Sailing and Boating

Captain Sunshine

The table directly below provides some details regarding local providers that will enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities On St. Kitts
Name Phone Location
Blue Water Safaris (869) 466-4933 Downtown Basseterre
Captain Sunshine (869) 663-9290 5.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Basseterre
Leeward Islands Charters (869) 465-7474 Downtown Basseterre
Speedy 4 Charters (869) 466-1472 2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Basseterre

If you want to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators click here.

Shopping

Royal Gems

It wouldn't be a vacation without some souvenir shopping. Keep your eyes open for locally made items for an extra special find. Pottery, wood carvings, beaded jewelry, artwork, straw mats, and batik are the most popular and easy to transport options. Note that the shops on St. Kitts and Nevis tend to be open between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, though some close for the afternoon on Thursdays. Click here to read more about shopping on St. Kitts.

If there are some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they're not completely out of luck -- at least 88 retailers are located in this area. Click here to find our guide to shopping on St. Kitts.

Sightseeing

National Museum

Sightseeing is also a great activity for anyone visiting St. Kitts. Among other things, the area has 9 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. You can go to this article concerning area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to find out more facts.

Information about a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing can be found down below.

Sightseeing Services On St. Kitts
Name Phone Location
Caribbean Tours Mastrs (869) 466-8110 Frigate Bay
Flamboyant Tours (869) 466-3840 Downtown Basseterre
Greg's Safaris (869) 465-4121 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Basseterre
Island Paradise Tours (869) 622-6862 Monkey Hill
Kantours ATV (869) 465-2098 Downtown Basseterre
Mariah Tours (869) 466-1605 Downtown Basseterre
Mount Pleasant Rain Forest Tours (869) 465-6221 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Heldens
Pereira Tours (869) 665-1943 Downtown Basseterre
Spectrum ATV Tours (869) 663-0623 Saint Mary Cayon Parish, Central St. Kitts
Tropical Tours (869) 465-4167 Downtown Basseterre

Snorkeling

Greg's Safaris

If exploring an underwater world sounds appealing there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so in the waters off the coast of St. Kitts. To read about other snorkeling opportunities, read this article.

Spas

Enjoying a spa could be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you'll be pleased to learn there are a few in the area. Navigate here to check out our page regarding this topic.

Sports

It's hard to avoid the sea when you're vacationing on an island. Embrace your surroundings and plan to get out on the water. Options on St. Kitts include boating, fishing, water-skiing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, flyboarding, snorkeling, and diving. Many of these activities can be arranged through your hotel, but if yours doesn't offer equipment, you can find them at various dive shops and charter companies. Visit our diving and snorkeling page by clicking here to learn more.

For those who like to stay active during their vacation, there are many options. You can swim laps in your hotel's pool, hike Mt. Liamuiga or Mt. Nevis, and even go mountain biking or horseback riding. Tennis and golf are two popular sporty options.

Tennis

St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino

If you like playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. You can choose between a couple of different properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis On St. Kitts
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino 2.5 mi. East of Central Basseterre 4 check check
Royal St Kitts Hotel 2.4 mi. East of Central Basseterre 4

For example, St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Beaumont Park Race Track

Information concerning many other activities are listed down below.

Other Activities On St. Kitts
Name Type Phone Location
Beach Addiction Watersports Operator (869) 765-4246 2.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Basseterre
Beaumont Park Race Track Horse and Dog Racetrack (869) 465-1627 1.4 mi. East of Central Heldens
Doks Fitness Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (869) 465-8578 Ogees
Life Fitness Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (869) 465-4416 Downtown Basseterre
Mr. X Water Sports Watersports Operator -- 2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Basseterre
Ocean View Gym Fitness Centers and Instructors (869) 466-6594 Downtown Basseterre
St. Kitts Megaplex 7 Movie Theater (869) 466-4777 Downtown Basseterre
St. Kitts Scenic Railway Scenic Railway (869) 465-7263 Christ Church Nichola Town Parish, Central St. Kitts
Touch Body Center Fitness Centers and Instructors (869) 466-3249 Ogees
Warner Park Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue -- Downtown Basseterre

St. Kitts and Nevis may be small islands with small cities, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to do to keep you occupied. Your schedule can be as full or as empty as you want it to be when you plan a vacation on these sister isles.

 

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