St. Kitts Travel Tutorial


St. Kitts is a great island to visit! It features a lot of mountainous terrain to explore and has some great beaches! Reggae Beach Bar (“Cockleshell Beach”) is my favorite beach on St. Kitts for swimming. Shipwreck Beach Bar (“South Friars Bay”) is my favorite beach to watch the sunset. It’s a volcanic black sand beach and there are sea urchins in the water, so it’s not optimal for swimming. Be sure to visit Shipwreck Bar close to sunset to watch them feed the wild monkeys. Wild monkeys are everywhere on St. Kitts!  The food and drinks at both Reggae Beach Bar & Shipwreck Beach Bar are both excellent and affordable.  I recommend the fish sandwich, conch fritters or lobster at Reggae Beach Bar and the jerk chicken at Shipwreck Beach Bar is amazing!

If the beach is not your thing, be sure to take a hiking tour of Mount Liamuiga. Expect to spend the bulk of the day doing this but the views are well worth it. Also be sure to visit Brimstone Hill Fortress. Even if you’re not a history buff, the views from Brimstone Hill Fortress are some of the best views on the island.

There are not an abundance of hotels but the Marriott is likely the most popular. I’m not a hotel person and prefer vacation rentals. I highly recommend Palm Court Gardens as a place to stay. It’s affordable, has an awesome pool and hot tub and offers a great view overlooking the capitol city of Basseterre.

If you’re looking for a fun day trip, take the car ferry to the neighboring island of Nevis.  I recommend visiting the Botanical Gardens of Nevis and enjoying a nice lunch at the plantation house there.

St. Kitts Car Rental
Bullseye Auto Rental

St. Kitts Places to Stay
Palm Court Gardens
St. Kitts Marriott Resort

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