St Kitts is one of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. It has an Atantic eastern coast and a Caribbean coastline to the west. The smaller island of Nevis is part of the country. St. Kitts holidays take you to a strikingly beautiful island with a mountainous interior, rainforests, rivers, lakes and waterfalls, not forgetting secluded, sandy beaches where you can forget your cares, relax and enjoy the idyllic setting. Depending on where you are on St. Kitts, the sand can be white, golden or black, the latter being of course volcanic. The beaches in the east are perfect for surfing. The fertile reefs around the coast are great for divers. If you are new to the sport there is an easy dive site at Friar's Bay. The more experienced diver will delight in the Coconut Tree reef, one of the largest around the island, which plunges from depths of forty to two hundred feet. As well as a multitude of tropical marine life, there are wrecks to be explored.
St. Kitts holidays offers a range of tourist attractions and activities. Those interested in the history of the island should visit the Brimstone Hill Fortress, Romney Manor or Fairview Great House with its superb botanical gardens. To see the island from a different perspective, take the thrilling zip line adventure, Sky Safari Tours. A popular excursion is a scenic trip on the narrow gauge railway built between 1912 and 1926 to transport sugar to the port. There is an excellent golf course, the Royal St. Kitts. As you can see, your St. Kitts holiday bargain provides pleasure for all.
The majority of accommodation, whether it be hotel, apartment, lodge or villa, provides first class amenities that can only be described as luxurious. The relaxed locals offer a warm welcome and give excellent service. The many restaurants serve a wide range of international cuisine. As you'd expect on an island, fish is a major feature of menus. St. Kitts nightlife if generally low key. If you want lively evenings with a party atmosphere, head for The Strip on Frigate Bay, south of the capital. The capital, Basseterre, is the place to go for shopping. Geared to the arrival of large cruise ships, you'll find plenty of choice.
While St. Kitts holiday offers can be taken at any time of year, its tropical climate has a dry and a wet season. The hurricane season here is fairly short with September and October being the most likely months for violent storms. High season is from December until early April, a good choice of destination if you are looking for winter sun.
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