Nevis Island | Emerald Gem of the Caribbean
Most people refer to Nevis Island and St Kitts as a single country. However, although smaller than St Kitts, Nevis has many individual appeals. Include this island as part of your custom Caribbean yacht charter itinerary.
Expect fantastic weather with hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cooler period from January to mid-April. Northeast trade winds blow steadily, and rain is more frequent from April to mid-June.
Places to see on Nevis Island
Alexander Hamilton Museum
The museum has exhibits about Hamilton’s life, contributions to American history, and role as the first Secretary of the Treasury. It offers guided tours and educational programs. You’ll learn about Hamilton’s early years on Nevis and his lasting impact on the United States.
Nevis Botanical Gardens
The Nevis Botanical Gardens is a serene and enchanting destination located on the Caribbean island of Nevis. Here’s what you can expect when you visit the Nevis Botanical Gardens:
- Location: Situated in the Montpelier Estate area of Nevis, the botanical gardens are easily accessible from various parts of the island.
- Plant Diversity: The gardens are home to a wide variety of plants. These vary from tropical to subtropical species, palms, orchids, flowering shrubs, and fruit-bearing trees. The garden’s design showcases a harmonious blend of colors, scents, and textures.
- Japanese Koi Ponds: One of the highlights of the Nevis Botanical Gardens is its series of Japanese Koi ponds.
- Nature Trails: Meandering nature trails wind through the gardens, allowing visitors to explore the diverse plant collections at their own pace. As you stroll along these paths, you’ll encounter an array of botanical treasures and wildlife.
- The Rainforest Conservatory: This climate-controlled conservatory recreates the conditions of a tropical rainforest. It features lush vegetation and a soothing waterfall. It also offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and biodiversity of a rainforest ecosystem up close.
- Butterfly Garden: The Nevis Botanical Gardens also features a butterfly garden. There you can observe these delicate and colorful insects in their natural habitat. It’s a favorite spot for nature enthusiasts and photographers.
Charlestown, the capital of Nevis, is a charming and historic town that encapsulates the island’s unique character and cultural heritage. With its colorful colonial architecture, rich history, and warm hospitality, Charlestown offers visitors a captivating glimpse into Nevisian life.
Here’s a closer look at this picturesque town:
- Architecture: The town’s architecture is a blend of Caribbean and European influences. The pastel-colored buildings with wooden fretwork and gingerbread trim add a distinctive charm to the streetscape. Stroll through the town to admire the architecture and explore its unique character.
- Marketplace: The Charlestown market is a bustling hub where locals gather to buy and sell fresh produce, crafts, and other goods. It’s a great place to immerse yourself in Nevisian culture and perhaps pick up some local souvenirs.
- Independence Square: At the heart of Charlestown lies Independence Square, a historic open space where significant events and celebrations take place. It’s a central gathering point for locals and visitors alike.
- St. George’s Anglican Church: This iconic white-steepled church is a prominent landmark in Charlestown. It dates back to the late 17th century and is famous for its picturesque architecture and beautiful interior.
- Dining and Cuisine: Charlestown offers a range of dining options, from casual eateries to upscale restaurants. You can savor local Caribbean cuisine, fresh seafood, and international dishes while enjoying the town’s relaxed atmosphere.
- Shopping: The town offers boutique shops and markets where you can find locally made crafts, art, jewelry, and clothing. Exploring these stores is a great way to support local artisans and take home unique souvenirs.
Historic Bath Village
The centerpiece of Bath Village is the Bath Hotel and its natural hot springs. The waters from these springs have long been popular for their therapeutic properties. The Bath Hotel was a popular destination for European visitors in the 18th century.
Things to do on Nevis Island
- Water sports. Dive into the crystal-clear waters to explore vibrant coral reefs and go snorkeling with sea turtles. Or try paddleboarding or kite surfing. Your luxury yacht has all the gear you need to make the most of these aquatic experiences.
- Scuba Dive. Nevis is a popular diving destination.
- Spend the day at a beach. Oualie Beach and Pinneys Beach are two popular favorites.
- Hike. Nevis Peak is a challenging climb for avid hikers. Be sure to take water and wear good hiking boots.
- Golf and Tennis. The Four Seasons Resort Nevis boasts a championship golf course with breathtaking vistas at every hole. Additionally, the resort offers tennis courts for those who want to enjoy a game while taking in the stunning surroundings.
- Horseback ride. Nevis Equestrian Center offers group rides on the beach.
There are restaurants on Nevis for every budget where you can enjoy delicious Caribbean cuisine. Have lunch or dinner at one of several upscale establishments at the Four Seasons Resort. Or, dine inside a 300-year-old sugar mill at Montpelier’s Mill Privee.
Marinas | St Kitts and Nevis Island
Christophe Harbour Marina is one of the newest megayacht marinas in the Caribbean.
- Protected entrance with a safe inner harbor.
- Wide turning basin.
- VIP Customs and Immigration Services.
- Marina Village with shops and restaurants.
- When completed, there will be 250 berths, with 50 for super-yachts up to 250 feet.
- 24-hour security.
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