Best things to do in Basseterre
Find out more about those top places in Basseterre
Welcome to Saint Kitts and Nevis a twin-island which is surprisingly not as popular as other Caribbean islands but has been proven to be a gem of a destination for most tourists.
Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, there are countless reasons to visit - from its pristine beaches, picturesque landscape and beautiful culture, the Saint Kitts and Nevis gives all the vibes of “paradise on Earth”.
Some of its major attractions include the Mount Liamuiga, Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park and The Scenic Railway.
Conquering the Great Mount Liamuiga is usually on the bucket list of both locals and visitors of Saint Kitts and Nevis and it is clearly the island’s most popular outdoor activity. The 3,792 feet (1,155.8 m) stratovolcano is located at the western part of St. Kitts, it is considered the highest point of the island – formerly name “Mount Misery” reaching its summit is quite a difficult task with the hike to the top requiring hours, but on your way to the top you would come across several attractions to make it worthwhile.
If you are looking for a way to see most of the attractions that Saint Kitts and Nevis has to offer, then The Scenic Railway is the best way to go. Encircling the island, the tracks were laid from 1912 to 1926 to navigate through sugar plantations to the sugar factory in the capital city of Basseterre. Now a major attraction, it offers a 30-mile (3 hours) tour that takes you round the island to give you an opportunity to see its beauty.
The Brimstone Hill Fortress is a stunning example of colonial architectural beauty. Currently, under the protection of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, it was built by the British to protect its colony against attacks from other European nations. Tagged a UNESCO World Heritage Site visitors can walk through its old wars and bunkers and see re-enactments of previous battles that occurred at the site.
The energetic and vibrant city is the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis and the usual landing point of most tourist visiting the islands. The city is undoubtedly, one of the best places to spend your stay in Saint Kitts and Nevis and with its numerous attractions it might be quite tough to see the rest the of the nation. Go around the city, take in its stunning scenery and see all wonderful attractions.
You simply can’t talk about Saint Kitts and Nevis without mentioning its exotic beaches, the Islands are blessed with a surplus of them. Spread across the Islands, there are considered one of the top tourists’ attractions – there are usually so many activities going on at the beaches including snorkeling, swimming and beach sports. Some of the Island’s top beaches include Majors Bay, Sand Bank Bay and Turtle Beach.