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Wonders of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis islands (in the far background)
Saint Kitts and Nevis islands (in the far background) / Henry Zbyszynski, / CC BY 2.0

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These two islands in fact are two volcanoes rising from the Caribbean. In spite of their small size, Saint Kitts and Nevis have been important and well-fortified sugar-producing colonies.

Today there are left impressive forts, historical buildings… and a gruesome landmark to the cruelty of white colonists – Bloody River.

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WorldViolet Top 13 wonders of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Biological wonders

Mount Liamuiga cloud forest

Saint Kitts

Pristine cloud forest on the top of dormant volcano. Volcano has impressive, forested crater with small lake in it. Beautiful views on the surrounding volcanic islands.

Nevis Peak cloud forest


Pristine cloud forest on the top of 985 m tall Nevis Peak. Remarkable views from the top.

Bat Cave in Saint Kitts

Saint Kitts

Small cave, bat habitat.

Archaeological wonders

Bloody River (Stone Fort)

Saint Kitts

Ravine with steep cliff sides, adorned with more than one hundred petroglyphs. Ceremonial site for indigenous people. In 1626 during the ceremony white colonists killed more than 2000 local people.

Architecture wonders

Hermitage Plantation


The oldest existing wooden building in Caribbean, built in 1740 from lignum vitae tree.

Brimstone Hill Fortress

Saint Kitts

One of the best-preserved and largest historical fortifications in the Caribbean, built by British and black people in the 18th century and nicknamed “The Gibraltar of the West Indies”.

Brimstone Hill Fortress, Saint Kitts
Brimstone Hill Fortress / Jeremy T. Hetzel, / CC BY 2.0
Spooner’s Estate

Saint Kitts

Well preserved historical estate and ginnery from the 17th century.

Fort Charles

Saint Kitts

Remnants of a large fortification that was built in 1670 by the British. Now – abandoned and overgrown.

Basseterre historical center

Saint Kitts

Center of a small historical town that was founded in 1627 by the French. Although the town has suffered in warfare and natural catastrophes, numerous historical buildings have been preserved.

Basseterre Co-Cathedral of Immaculate Conception

Saint Kitts

A Catholic church, built on the site of an earlier historical church in 1928. Ornate building.

St. George’s Anglican Church

Saint Kitts

This church was built in Neo-Gothic style in 1844 – 1859.

St. George's Anglican Church in Basseterre
St. George’s Anglican Church in Basseterre / J. Stephen Conn, / CC BY-SA 1.0
Botanical Gardens of Nevis


Beautiful park in the rainforest.

Bath Hotel


Historical luxury hotel, built in 1778 next to a hot spring. Once it attracted much social life.

WorldYellow Recommended books

St. Kitts: Cradle of the Caribbean

First published in 1989, St Kitts: Cradle of the Caribbean has proven to be of enduring interest and will be a valuable companion to anyone who chooses to see St Kitts now.

St Kitts & Nevis

This second edition of “roam around St Kitts & Nevis” is a comprehensive Caribbean travel book that is dedicated entirely to the islands of St Kitts & Nevis. This edition has been updated to include new attractions and activities on both islands, and now has a comprehensive dining guide to each of the island’s restaurants.

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