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 seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there are a couple of businesses that can help you. To navigate to our complete page about renting a bike or scooter, go to this page.

Diving

St. Kitts Diving

You'll find 3 dive operators and at least 13 interesting dive sites to choose from. To reach our detailed page about diving opportunities in this area, click this link.

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 Charters

Like to go fishing? There are a couple of charter operators located in this area. Click here to check out our article concerning this topic.

Golf

St. Kitts Golf

Hoping you can spend some time on the greens during your vacation? St. Kitts isn't quite a golfer's paradise, but there's one golf course to know about. The only course in the area is Royal St. Kitts Golf Club. Readers who want to find out more about golfing throughout St. Kitts and Nevis can do so by going to this page.

Sailing and Boating

Captain Sunshine

The chart right below enables you to get some details regarding local providers that will help you spend some time 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 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Basseterre

If you'd like to read about charter operators and local marinas click this link.

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're going to be traveling with some people who enjoy exploring new shops they can have some fun exploring a few of the 75 retail stores in the area. To read our full guide to shopping on St. Kitts, go to this article.

Sightseeing

National Museum

Sightseeing is another great activity for anyone visiting St. Kitts. Sights in the area include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. To reach our detailed page about sightseeing attractions and opportunities, click this link.

The table below provides you with some details concerning a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.

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 underwater beauty you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so along the coast of St. Kitts. Navigate to this page dedicated to snorkeling if you need better details.

Spas

St. Kitts Spas

Relaxing in a spa just might be one of the highlights of your vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you'll be pleased to know there are several options. To learn about more the options, read this page.

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 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 table below may help with your planning. You can view the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to read more details concerning 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

Beaumont Park Race Track

Information concerning many other activities are listed 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
Beaumont Park Race Track Horse and Dog Racetrack (869) 465-1627 1.4 mi. East of Central Heldens
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
Reggae Beach Watersports Watersports Equipment Shop -- 9.1 mi. Southeast of Central St. Kitts
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
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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