St. Kitts & Nevis
Location : Northern part of the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean
St. Kitts Capital : Basseterre
Nevis Capital : Charlestown
St. Kitts Area : 68 square miles
Nevis Area : 36 square miles Climate : Low humidity; Northeast winds keep the islands cool
Lovely natural beauty, warm clear waters, sunny skies and white sandy beaches make St. Kitts and Newis highly popular among the tourists. St. Kitts is blessed with beautiful, verdant landscape containing a range of wildlife. A two mile long channel separates island of Newis from St. Kitts. Nevis is appreciated for glorious coves, beautiful gardens and impressive hills. Both islands collectively possess more attractions than tourists expect.
Scuba diving expeditions and boating tours are preferred by the tourists. Admirers of nature can trek through lava formations, lagoons and tropical greenery. One can follow activities like hiking, fishing, diving, boating and golfing. Snorkelling through underwater reefs and unexplored wrecks provides unique experience. Oualie Beach on Nevis island is good for activities like kayaking, swimming, windsurfing and sailing.
St. Kitts and Nevis islands are known for their long stretches of milky sand. Both capitals are included among the most captivating harbour towns in the Caribbean. People give lot of importance to the preservation of nature. Historic places of interest are also there. Haunted plantations, fortresses and ancient petroglyphs attract the lovers of history. St. Kitts has number of gray volcanic sand beaches. Those who are habitual of watching white and pink beaches can find these beaches little different. Nevis Island is famous for its miles long Pinney’s Beach. White sand punctured by coconut palms is very nice for a secluded holiday.