Saint Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean: where it is, when to go and what to see

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Martí Micolau

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Saint Kitts e Nevis they are a territory of the Caribbean of exciting beauty. It is no coincidence that millions of people decide to spend their holidays in this unspoiled area.
The positive aspects of Saint Kitts and Nevis are really many. One can list among the advantages of this locality, the lifestyle of the inhabitants, which is comfortable and relaxing. In addition, there are several truly exceptional places on the island, to see or visit at least once in a lifetime
Although not everyone has ever heard of this place, it is good to learn more about Saint Kitts and Nevis. Here is all there is to discover on the Caribbean territory.


  1. Travel informed: useful information
  2. Where it is
  3. When to go? Info on climate and best time
  4. What to do and what to see: beaches and places of interest
  5. How much does a holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis cost? Prices, offers and advice
  6. User questions and comments

Travel informed: useful information

  • Inhabitants: 38.800
  • Capital: Basseterre
  • Languages: English
  • Local currency: East Caribbean Dollar (€ 1,00 = 3,10 XCD)
  • Weather: tropical Caribbean temperature
  • vaccinations: Yellow fever vaccination is mandatory
  • Entry requirements: Passport, return flight ticket. Visa required only for stays longer than 6 months.
  • Travel / health insurance: recommended.

    Where it is

    The state of Saint Kitts and Nevis is very small and is located in the Caribbean Sea. The position of the state to better understand is therefore in the middle between the two American continents. From a political point of view, Saint Kitts and Nevis it is an independent state with a constitutional monarchy government.

    How to reach us

    • From Milan or Rome: there are currently no direct flights to Saint Kitts and Nevis from Italy. To reach the Caribbean state, however, it is possible to take a flight that leads first to London or Paris and then fly to Saint Martin. Once in Saint Martin, you need to take a domestic flight in the Caribbean area and reach the airport in Nevis.
      Compare flights from Rome or Milan to Saint Martin - starting from € 2.169,00
    • From the main European capitals: the main cities from which to move to reach Saint Kitts and Nevis are London and Paris. Through British Airways or AirFrance flights it is possible to directly reach the island of Saint Martin, a true hub for the Caribbean world. In Saint Martin then you need to take a flight with Windward Islands Airlines to reach Nevis airport.

    When to go? Info on climate and best time

    • Weather: The climate in Saint Kitts and Nevis is tropical. This means that it is hot all year round. The average temperatures in fact oscillate between 26 ° and 30 ° degrees. Average rainfall in a calendar year is 140 days / 1160 mm. The average sea temperature approaches 27 ° and is sufficient for swimming all year round.
    • Best time: from January to mid-April as the days are warm but cool and rainfall is really rare.
    • Period to avoid: from June to November. During this period the temperatures and the heat rise and tropical storms are very frequent.
    • Advice: tanning oil cannot be missing in the suitcase, since sunshine is always guaranteed. At the same time it is recommended to bring sunscreen, light clothing and headgear to fight the beating sun in the hottest hours of the day.

    What to do and what to see: beaches and places of interest

    1. Basseterre: the center of the nation is certainly the first stop for tourists to visit. Basseterre is a thriving and welcoming place where you can immediately feel the warmth of the local people.
    2. Brimstone Hill National Park: the most famous national park in the area. Its beauty combined with its unspoiled nature have made this place fall into the list of world heritage sites drawn up by UNESCO. Visiting it is a must.
    3. Pinney's Beach: the most beautiful beach in Saint Kitts and Nevis. In this place the watchword turns out to be relaxation. Under the splendid coconut palms it is possible to relax, perhaps while enjoying a typical tropical cocktail.
    4. Charlestown: the equivalent of Basseterre, Charlestown represents the center of the islet of Nevis. In the locality there are numerous monuments and points of interest that evoke the history of the Caribbean territory.
    5. Circle Island Road: the panoramic road that surrounds the entire perimeter of the island. Going through it entirely during the day is a must for travelers who love to explore and find new places to admire and photograph.

    How much does a holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis cost? Prices, offers and advice

    A holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis it is not for everyone. From an economic point of view, in fact, it is necessary to really spend a lot to be able to reach this territory. It should be borne in mind that for flights alone the total cost for 1 single person can amount to around 3.000 euros. Doing two calculations, a flight + hotel package can cost up to 8.000 euros, a real considerable sum. Excursions on the island are quite expensive while catering and transport are accessible at a reasonable price.

    • Hotel and b & b starting from € 53,00 per room -
    • starting from € 792,00 -
    • Return flight + 14 nights from € 2.326,00 per person -

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