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 intrigued by the idea of sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, there are a couple of places that can help. For more information on bike and scooter rentals, visit this page.

Diving

St. Kitts Diving

There are several dive services and at least 13 interesting dive sites in the area. To visit our complete guide to diving opportunities in this area, click 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.

Fishing

Speedy 4 Charter

Like fishing? There are a pair of fishing charters that operate in this area. To learn more about deep sea fishing in this area, go to this page.

Golf

St. Kitts Golf

If you or a traveling companion like to play golf you probably realize St. Kitts isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. However, there is one golf course to be aware of. The only course in the area is Royal St. Kitts Golf Club. To read a more complete discussion of golf throughout St. Kitts and Nevis click this link.

Sailing and Boating

Captain Sunshine

More details about firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be seen in the following chart:

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 local marinas and charter options check out this page.

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 you have some folks who enjoy window shopping traveling with you, they might enjoy exploring a few of the 74 retail stores in the area. To get information on opportunities for shopping on St. Kitts, read this page.

Sightseeing

National Museum

Sightseeing is another good way to spend some of your vacation on St. Kitts. Interesting sights include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. For more in formation concerning area sightseeing attractions, read this article.

Take a minute to read the following chart to learn more about a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

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

Snorkeling

Greg's Safaris

If you enjoy looking at fish you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so in the waters surrounding St. Kitts. To visit our complete page about local snorkeling opportunities, read this page.

Spas

St. Kitts Spas

Going to a spa just might be one of the highlights of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn there are two located in this area. Take advantage of this extended discussion concerning spas in the area if you're seeking more specifics.

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 enjoy playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. There are two 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 available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read 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 instance, St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Information about lots of other activities can be seen in the chart below.

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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