Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Some perspective on crime in Nevis

Jump to last reply

On several other travel sites and via word of mouth from fellow travelers, I keep hearing cautionary tales about how crime on Nevis is steadily rising, especially violent crime. While I usually take these things with a grain (and sometimes a shaker) of salt, I'd be interested in hearing some perspective from locals or frequent visitors on what the situation really is.

We are renting a villa on the island early next year, and people keep telling me to be wary of break-ins, etc. We always use our common sense when traveling — no flashy jewelry, locking car doors, keeping valuables out of sight, etc. — but do we really need to go above and beyond basic precautions like this?

Thanks in advance.

7 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Family vacation with Teens/Tweens: Caymans, Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica
  2. 2 St. Lucia or Antigua?
  3. 3 Beaches, Rainforest, Waterfalls- Can I have it all?
  4. 4 Bahamas or Republic of Panama
  5. 5 Warning-Grand Turk "Palm Grove Villas" a horrible experience!
  6. 6 Snorkeling In Close Proximity to Hotel
  7. 7 Cayman restaurant ?s
  8. 8 Grotto Bay Beach vs. Fairmont Southampton w/kids 6&7
  9. 9 Trip Report Tortola & SADE villa rental
  10. 10 Looking for inexpensive villas/bungalows with a private/secluded beach.
  11. 11 What is the best place in Turks & Caicos?
  12. 12 Trip Report St. Thomas is dangerous
  13. 13 Punta Cana vs Santo Domingo, differences?
  14. 14 Best grocery shopping in St Thomas on way to Red Hook
  15. 15 Looking for luxury (but less developed) resort in Turks and Caicos
  16. 16 barbados advoce for family villa trip
  17. 17 Trip Report short report: Barbados - is there anywhere this friendly?
  18. 18 Meditation and yoga Retreat in Caribbean or Costa Rica
  19. 19 Which island?
  20. 20 Cuba travel from Miami for US citizens
  21. 21 A week in TCI, and some questions
  22. 22 eighty+ travelers thinking of St. John
  23. 23 Resort hotels on St Croix
  24. 24 Crime in Providenciales TCI
  25. 25 Trying to Figure Out Whether to Stay at Airport or in Old San Juan
View next 25 » Back to the top