Fort Charles

Built in the 1630's to defend Charlestown, this fort fought many battles. The soldiers who were stationed at Fort Charles would fire the cannons at enemies such as the Spanish, Dutch, and French. The French were able to capture this fort on multiple occasions.

What to Expect

Guests will be able to explore the ruins and the area surrounding them.

The fort has been abandoned since 1854, and the area has, for the most part, been reclaimed by nature.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Sandy Point Town if you plan on visiting Fort Charles, as those visiting this region of St. Kitts will have the benefit of easy site access during their time there. With only a few accommodations around the region within the vicinity of this historical site, relatively little tourist traffic should be bargained for.

Hotels near Fort Charles
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Belle Mont Farm Hotel 3.0 mi. (3.5 km) NNE
Willett's Vacation Great House Guest house -- --
Ocean Terrace Inn Hotel 8.5 mi. (1.1 km) ESE
Glimbaro Guest House Guest house 8.7 mi. (0.6 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Dining possibilities are few in number in the immediate vicinity near this historical site. King Snack is a great eatery to enjoy a meal on your way to checking out this historical site, and will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The Kitchen and Sprat Net are some of the other restaurant options within reach of this location. At Sprat Net you can try a bit of Caribbean dishes and experience the flavors of St. Kitts.


Contact Information

Location: Bath Road, Sandy Point Town, St. Kitts


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