What to see in Saint Kitts and Nevis, where these two Caribbean islands are located, which are the best beaches and where you can stay.
Volcanic islands of the Lesser Antilles archipelago, Saint Kitts and Nevis are separated from each other by a few kilometers of sea and are located west of Antigua and Barbuda and north-west of Montserrat.
Becoming an dependent country since 1983, it diversified its economy by combining the cultivation of sugar cane with that of other food products, as well as having significantly developed the tourism and tertiary sectors.
Nevis it is an island where important historical sites are found. Here, in fact, was born Alexander Hamilton, an American statesman, whose birthplace has become a museum.
For tourists there is the possibility of practicing water sports at Pinney's Beach and Oualie Beach, hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding.
For fans of the genre, scuba diving is recommended to discover the wonderful marine environment. In the botanical gardens you can admire beautiful palm trees and other particular species.
Also noteworthy are the golf courses and tennis courts considered among the best in the Caribbean.
Saint Kitts was called by Christopher Columbus Saint Christopher, who is the patron saint of travelers.
The Brimstone Hill Fortress massif is one of the forts that served to guard the coasts of this island, which has now become a World Heritage Site, very well preserved and worthy of a visit.
As far as the beaches are concerned, those of Frigate Bay in the south, where there are many hotels nearby, and those located in the south-east where there are wonderful bays with white sand surrounded by hills and small salt water lakes.