St. Kitts and Nevis

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  • 1. Banana/Cockleshell Bays

    Beach–Sight

    These twin connected eyebrows of glittering champagne-color sand—stretching nearly 2 miles (3 km) total at the southeastern tip of the island...Read More

  • 2. Black Rocks

    Geological Site

    This series of lava deposits was spat into the sea ages ago when the island's volcano erupted. It has since been molded into fanciful shapes...Read More

  • 3. Brimstone Hill

    Historic District/Site

    This 38-acre fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is part of a national park dedicated by Queen Elizabeth in 1985. After routing the French...Read More

  • 4. Fairview Great House & Botanical Gardens

    Garden/Arboretum

    Parts of this French colonial great house set on more than 2 lush tropical acres date back to 1701, with an impeccably restored interior in...Read More

  • 5. Friar's Bay

    Beach–Sight

    Locals consider Friar's Bay, on the Caribbean (southern) side, the island's finest beach. It's a long, tawny scimitar where the water always...Read More

  • 6. Frigate Bay

    Beach–Sight

    The Caribbean side offers talcum-powder-fine beige sand framed by coconut palms and sea grapes, and the Atlantic side (a 15-minute stroll)—sometimes...Read More

  • 7. Independence Square

    Plaza/Square/Piazza

    There are lovely gardens and a fountain on the site of a former slave market at Independence Square. The square is surrounded on three sides...Read More

  • 8. National Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    In the restored former Treasury Building, the National Museum presents an eclectic collection of artifacts reflecting the history and culture...Read More

  • 9. Old Road

    Town/Village

    This site marks the first permanent English settlement in the West Indies, founded in 1624 by Thomas Warner. Take the side road toward the interior...Read More

  • 10. Port Zante

    Marina/Pier/Dock

    Port Zante is an ambitious, ever-growing 27-acre cruise-ship pier and marina in an area that has been reclaimed from the sea. The domed welcome...Read More

  • 11. Romney Manor

    House/Mansion/Villa

    The ruins of this somewhat restored house (reputedly once the property of Thomas Jefferson) and surrounding replicas of chattel-house cottages...Read More

  • 12. Sand Bank Bay

    Beach–Sight

    A dirt road, nearly impassable after heavy rains, leads to a long mocha crescent on the Atlantic. The shallow coves are protected here, making...Read More

  • 13. St. George's Anglican Church

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This handsome stone building has a crenellated tower originally built by the French in 1670 that is called Nôtre-Dame. The British burned it...Read More

  • 14. St. Kitts Eco Park

    Educational Institution

    Created in collaboration with the Taiwanese government, St. Kitts Eco Park essentially functions as an agro-tourism demonstration farm, with...Read More

  • 15. St. Kitts Scenic Railway

    Tour–Sight

    The old narrow-gauge train that had transported sugarcane to the central sugar factory since 1912 is all that remains of the island's once-thriving...Read More

  • 16. White House Bay

    Beach–Sight

    The beach is rocky, but the snorkeling, taking in several reefs surrounding a sunken tugboat, as well as a recently discovered 18th-century...Read More

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