A lush tropical paradise, with an intoxicating blend of sunlight, sea, air and fantastically abundant vegetation. At the heart, the spectacular, cloud-fringed peak of Mount Liamuiga (pronounced
Intoxicating natural beauty, sunny skies, warm waters, and white 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 colonise until the British arrived in 1623. Its strategic location and valuable sugar trade led to an advanced and luxurious development 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 forest areas, and seaside lagoons. Boating tours and scuba diving expeditions are also favourite activities.
The charm and tranquility of Nevis takes you back to a time when things were simpler, when life was more peaceful, when stress was just a word, not a way of life. Green and serene, Nevis is truly one of the remaining unspoilt places. From the top of the 3,232-foot Nevis Peak to the depths of the clear waters offshore, there is a world of flora and fauna to be explored. In the hills, the comical green vervet monkeys chatter and scamper; in the sea, the whales cruise by. Stroll around and see the architecture of eras gone by: churches, windmills, and refurbished Great Houses.
Lee-a-mweega), a dormant volcano covered by a dense tropical forest. And, a little way to the south, the small and enchanting island of Nevis.