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

Those wishing to visit Fort Charles may choose to book their trip in Sandy Point Town, as visitors to this area of St. Kitts will have easy site access for the duration of their trip. With just a few hotels in the area around Fort Charles, only a little foot traffic should be anticipated.

Hotels near Fort Charles
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Belle Mont Farm Hotel 3.0 mi. (3.5 km) NNE
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

The neighborhood immediately near Fort Charles isn't especially indicated for its selection of meal options, but patrons might still discover a handful of places to eat dinner. King Snack is a wonderful restaurant to satisfy your hunger before your day at Fort Charles, and is the most convenient option for visitors to it. The Kitchen and Sprat Net are some of the additional restaurant options within reach of this location. At Sprat Net you can test out Caribbean food and enjoy the local foods and culture of St. Kitts.


Contact Information

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


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