The twin-Island federation of St. Kitts and Nevis packs a one-two punch, rarely found in traditional destinations.
The exotically beautiful island of St. Kitts embodies a lush tropical paradise usually associated with the South Pacific along with a blend of sunlight, sea, air and fantastically abundant vegetation. Intoxicating natural beauty, sunny skies, warm waters, and sandy beaches combine to make St. Kitts one of the most seductive spots in the Caribbean.
Christopher Columbus first spotted St. Kitts in 1493, when it was populated with native tribes, but the Europeans did not colonize until the British arrived in 1623. Its strategic location and valuable sugar trade led to an advanced and expansion that was among the best in the Colonial Caribbean.
While development has been of the highest quality, it has fortunately remained in low quantity, so St. Kitts remains un-crowded and unspoiled, famous around the world for excellent preservation of the ecosystems. Nature lovers will want to take advantage of the various tours through lava formations, tropical rainforest areas, and seaside lagoons.
With the St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino, and the new Park Hayatt (scheduled to open in Summer 2015), both prominently located on the southern peninsula of the Island, guests can experience the beauty of black sand beaches, or indulge in any of the many 5 star restaurants dotted around the area.
Plantation Homes have been transformed into intimate Inns. Quaint shopping areas and beautiful Colonial architecture draw visitors to the tiny towns. If a quiet escape in an alluring corner of paradise is what you seek, you'll find it on St. Kitts.