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Know Before You Go...®

St. Kitts is an island that will have something for everyone in your party. The kids will enjoy hiking through the rainforests trying to spot the evasive African Green Vervet monkeys, making sandcastles on the black and white sand beaches, or swimming and diving in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. The adults will have their hands full trying to decide between scuba diving, hiking the rocky crags of Mount Liamuiga, and hanging out in the casinos. There will be tough decisions to make about accommodations, too. The island has a wide selection of villa rentals, hotels, resorts, and bed and breakfast properties from which to choose. No matter what your tastes or pocketbook, you're sure to find just what you're looking for on St. Kitts.

Why St. Kitts?

  • St. Kitts Scenic Railway
  • Bloody Point & Brimstone Hill Fortress
  • Black sand and white sand beaches
  • Hiking in the rainforest
  • Monkeys - the African Green Vervet monkey roams here, said to have been brought to St. Kitts/Nevis as pets to the French settlers
  • High tea at the Golden Lemon
  • St. George's Anglican Church

St. Kitts Weather/Climate

Average Temperatures

Highs Lows
January 81 ° F 75 ° F
February 81 ° F 75 ° F
March 82 ° F 75 ° F
April 83 ° F 76 ° F
May 85 ° F 78 ° F
June 87 ° F 79 ° F
July 87 ° F 79 ° F
August 88 ° F 79 ° F
September 88 ° F 78 ° F
October 87 ° F 78 ° F
November 85 ° F 77 ° F
December 82 ° F 76 ° F

Average Rainfall

January 1.19
February 0.96
March 0.79
April 1.07
May 1.46
June 1.09
July 1.13
August 1.46
September 1.71
October 1.7
November 1.85
December 1.22
The Royal Beach Casino at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort

Try your hand at the Royal Beach Casino under the splendor of the recreated Caribbean night sky.

The Royal Beach Casino is one of the Caribbean's largest (35,000 sq ft) and most luxurious casinos. Located in the St. Kitts Marriott Resort at Frigate Bay.

Reggae Beach Bar & Grill

Don't miss the Reggae Beach Bar & Grill for a day full of food, fun and festivity.

Located on Cockleshell Beach on the South East Peninsula of St. Kitts, Reggae Beach Bar & Grill is a popular spot for not only enjoying fresh grilled seafood, ribs, and tropical frozen concoctions but also taking in a game of beach volleyball, snorkeling on the protected reef or ocean kayaking. And how could I forget, Wilbur, the bar's mascot pig, is around for additional entertainment and photo ops.

Scenic Train Tour

Hop on the Sugar Train and tour St. Kitts while listening to folk songs and feasting on sugar cakes!

An afternoon trip on the Sugar Train, as it’s better known, is a 30 mile tour that includes a 17 and a half mile scenic train ride and an 11 mile bus tour. The 3 hour tour circles the island’s coastline while a conductor delivers a unique perspective on the island’s culture, people, views and history.

Transportation on St. Kitts

Getting to St. Kitts and getting around. Our transportation tips will help make your trip smoother. More good sand advice.

Entry Documents

Proof of citizenship and an on-going ticket

Airport

Robert L. Bradshaw Airport.

Departure Tax

US$10

Driving

On the left - a temporary driver's license is required costing around US$12 available from the Police Department.

St. Kitts Weddings and Honeymoons

Vacationers don't just stay in St. Kitts villas - they come to paradise to get married and celebrate their honeymoons! Proper documents must be presented for marriage approvalCost: Around US$80Documents Required: Passports or birth certificates; For couples wishing to be married by a minister on St. Kitts, a letter from the couples stateside minister must be presented v

Know Before You Go...® - St. Kitts Travel Tips

Before making their way to St. Kitts villas, vacationers like to know a little bit of helpful information to make them feel more at home during their stay. Take a look at our travel tips to make your time in villas in St. Kitts even more relaxing.

Capital: Basseterre
Population: 36,000
Size: 23 miles long; 68 square miles.
Electric Current: 220
Time: 18:20 pm zone:-4 (GMT/UTC -4)
Official Language: English
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC) - U.S. dollars accepted.
Telephone: Local area code is 869.