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 enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, there are two places that can help you. Anyone who needs to find more details concerning this topic can do so by visiting this page.


St. Kitts Diving

You'll find several dive operators and at least 13 different dive sites in the area. If interested, you can obtain more information concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so here.

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.


Speedy 4 Charter

Enjoy fishing? There are two charter operators located in this area. Click here to read our guide to this topic.


St. Kitts Golf

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? St. Kitts isn't necessarily a golfing paradise, but there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Royal St. Kitts Golf Club. To navigate to our complete guide to golfing throughout St. Kitts and Nevis, click this link.

Sailing and Boating

Captain Sunshine

More information about area firms that can enable you to get out on the open water can be found in the chart below.

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 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Basseterre

If you want to find out about marinas and charter operators follow this link.


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 shopping fanatics vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that there are more than 51 retail stores to browse in this area. Read this article if you'd like to find out about shopping on St. Kitts.


National Museum

Sightseeing is another good way to use some of your time on St. Kitts. Among other sights, the area has 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so on this page.

Information about a firm that can show you the most interesting local sights can be found in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services On St. Kitts
Name Type Phone Location
Caribbean Journey Masters Excursions and Sightseeing Service (869) 466-8110 Frigate Bay
Flamboyant Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (869) 466-3840 Downtown Basseterre
Greg's Safaris Excursions and Sightseeing Service (869) 465-4121 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Basseterre
Island Paradise Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (869) 622-6862 Monkey Hill
Kantours ATV Excursions and Sightseeing Service (869) 465-2098 Downtown Basseterre
Pereira Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (869) 665-1943 Downtown Basseterre
Spectrum ATV Tours Travel and Tour Operators (869) 663-0623 Saint Mary Cayon Parish, Central St. Kitts
Tropical Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (869) 465-4167 Downtown Basseterre


Greg's Safaris

If you love to snorkel you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so in the waters off the coast of St. Kitts. Anyone who needs to find out more about opportunities to go snorkeling by clicking on this link.


St. Kitts Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If you're ready for a spa experience, you will be happy to know there are a couple of options in this area. Click here to view our article about this topic.


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.


St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. There are a couple of different properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table summarizes some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of 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 instance, St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Check the table below for information concerning other activities.

Other Activities On St. Kitts
Name Type Phone Location
Beach Addiction Watersports Operator (869) 765-4246 2.6 mi. East of Central Basseterre
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
St. Kitts Megaplex 7 Movie Theater (869) 466-4777 Downtown Basseterre
St. Kitts Scenic Railway Scenic Railway (869) 465-7263 1.5 mi. Northeast of Downtown Basseterre
St. Kitts Watersports Watersports Equipment Shop (869) 762-3543 7.4 mi. Southeast of Central Basseterre
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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