|Location||Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean|
|Co-ordinates||62′ 45′ W 17′ 20′ N|
|Size||65 Square miles (168 sq. km)|
Its people are of mixed origins, though primarily of African descent (around 86%). The island is volcanic in origin and shaped like a baseball bat with its highest point standing at 1,156m (3792 ft), Mount Liamuiga – an extinct volcano. Rainfall levels are higher in the hills, and rainy season extends from May until November.
Saint Kitts Roadmap & Guide
Our Skyview Guides provide the island visitor with a detailed, pocket sized holiday/vacation guide and road map. On your arrival to the Island, through your hire car company or accommodation provider please ask for your complimentary copy. The guides can also be bought online through our store. Use our map tools in the menu directly above to actually explore the Island in much more detail; start with our Map Viewer.
When in Saint Kitts, one normally gets around in a hire car or taxi; see our Transport options in our Getting About Page.
We have visited many resorts, hotels and small inns to provide you with a full resource to help you create an individual holiday. Please do not be afraid to contact proprietors directly or through the links to their own web pages. We are sure that through your own exploration you will find the perfect place to get away from the stress of day to day living.
Shopping & Services
Saint Kitts is touted for its lack of commercial tourism and this has given shopping in Saint Kitts a particular charm. Shopping outlets in Saint Kitts including chic beachwear shops and fashion boutiques located in Basseterre and within some of the resorts.
Activities – What’s There To Do?
There’s plenty fun to be had! Saint Kitts’s attractions include game fishing, kayaking, waterskiing, wake surfing, and its sights and places of interest. St. Kitts has a number of fine white sand beaches too, so bring your swimwear!
All Caribbean islands have something unique about them that the traveller should be aware of before leaving home, our Useful Information page gives an insight into this information
How to get Here
There are many options to getting to and from Saint Kitts. Visit our How to get Here pages for the options and use our Travelocity© Partner link to book your flight!
We have compiled a short synopsis of the History of Saint Kitts on our History Page (well worth a read, by the way).
There’s lots to do in the Caribbean. Saint Kitts in particular has gained an unparalleled reputation for its crystal clear waters and beautiful beaches. It’s got more to offer, so please visit our sightseeing page where we have compiled information on places of interest to help you explore opportunities before you get to the Island.
Dining & Entertainment
When you’ve had enough of the beach, or you have stretched yourself to the limit with the multitude of activities in Saint Kitts, then what better than food and some nightlife? Check out our Dining & Entertainment Pages.
Calendar of Events
Saint Kitts has a lively calendar of events, full of all sorts of activities from the famous traditional boat races to music festivals, food festivals, parades and fashion shows.
Altogether, Saint Kitts is a real find for those wanting something a little out of the way but with enough to do to make for a really relaxing holiday.
Recommended Links & Further Reading
Visit our Recommended Links page for further country specific on-line information. Also, we come across publications from time to time that may be of benefit for further reading, when available these publications are available through Amazon.