With dormant volcanoes, golden sand beaches and gorgeous green hills, St. Kitts is a beautiful backdrop to your Caribbean adventure. Discovered in 1623 by the British and settled by the French in 1625, the island's deep colonial history is reflected in the abandoned fortresses, as well as its landscaped gardens, city squares and architectural details.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Whether you're a history buff or just want to enjoy the scenery, make sure you visit the 350-year-old estate, Romney Manor, once owned by the Earl of Romney. The beautiful grounds include magnificent gardens, exotic plants and an amazing African Saman tree, which covers half an acre and is believed to be as old as the estate itself.
With this island's dormant volcanoes and rugged mountains, hiking is a popular activity. And, of course, with turquoise-blue Caribbean waters, you can spend the day snorkelling, swimming or fishing.
If you're looking for a wide range of island flavour, St Kitts is for you. You'll probably come across all sorts of culinary delights stemming from West Indian, Creole, Indian and French cultures. Typical dishes include roast suckling pig, shellfish and a variety of locally grown produce such as yams, breadfruit and papaya.
The official currency is the Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD). U.S. dollars, credit cards and traveller's cheques are widely accepted.
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