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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The table directly below provides some details regarding local providers that will enable you to get out on the open water.
|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.
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 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.
|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|
|(869) 466-1605||Downtown Basseterre|
|(869) 465-6221||0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Heldens|
|Pereira Tours||(869) 665-1943||Downtown Basseterre|
|(869) 663-0623||Saint Mary Cayon Parish, Central St. Kitts|
|(869) 465-4167||Downtown Basseterre|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino||2.5 mi. East of Central Basseterre||4|
|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.
Information concerning many other activities are listed down below.
|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|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(869) 465-8578||Ogees|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(869) 465-4416||Downtown Basseterre|
|Mr. X Water Sports||Watersports Operator||--||2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Basseterre|
|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|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(869) 466-3249||Ogees|
|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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