Saint Kitts and Nevis is an island nation in the West Indies that is formally recognised as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis. It is the smallest sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere, both in terms of territory and size, and is located in the Leeward Islands chain of the Lesser Antilles. The nation is a Commonwealth realm with Queen Elizabeth II as the head of state. St. Kitts without a doubt is a beautiful island home to lush rainforests filled with exotic trees, plants, monkeys, floral life, white sands and pristine beaches. Welcome to this week’s Destination of the Week!
Things to do:
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
This huge stronghold on a limestone peak, known as the “Gibraltar of the West Indies,” rises about 800 feet above sea level
Golden sand and clear turquoise water characterise this sheltered harbour on the island’s south end
St Kitts Scenic Railway
This is St Kitts’ final sugar train, and it proudly flies the national flag as the “Last Railway in the West Indies,” a living link to a time when sugar was the island’s main source of revenue.
This dormant volcanic mountain is located in St. Kitts and stands 1166 metres (3792 feet) high
Enjoy beautiful tours of rainforests in open top Land Rovers
A fantastic place to observe incredible landscapes and capture amazing photographs
How to get there:
A direct flight can be taken start to Saint Kitts and Nevis airport and takes approximately 11 hours from London, UK.
Small in size, yet big in culture, tasty food, history and activities; Saint Kitts is definitely worth the visit.
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