October 28, 2020
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St. Kitts

About St. Kitts

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St. Kitts is the larger of the 2 Caribbean islands that comprise the nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. It’s known for rainforested mountains and beaches of white, gray, and black sands. On its southwestern coast is the capital, Basseterre, and Georgian buildings from the colonial era. Anchoring Basseterre is the Circus, a plaza modeled after London’s Piccadilly Circus, complete with Victorian-style clock tower. 

Size: 67.18 mi²

Languages: English

Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar

Cruise Port: Port Zante, Basseterre

Our time in St. Kitts! (Blog entries)

St. Kitts

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Arriving in St. Kitts

St. Kitts is a wonderful cruise stop and a beautiful island. There are so many things that you can do here. When you debark your ship, you will walk through a typically Dufry area and into a shopping plaza. There are plenty of shops here as well as a few places to eat. You can continue straight out to find a taxi or you can arrange a private excursion there in the shopping plaza. Some of the most popular things that people do in St. Kitts are:

  1. Visit the fortress on Brimstone Hill
  2. Ride the St. Kitts Scenic Railway
  3. Visit Romney Manor
  4. Visit Timothy Hill (where the Atlantic & Caribbean meet)
  5. Visit Old Road and see the history dating back to 1624
  6. Explore Basseterre
  7. Visit Cockleshell Bay

Eating in St. Kitts

There are several great places to eat in St. Kitts. Here are some of the top places:

  1. Pizza Shack
  2. Timo Bar & Kitchen
  3. Marshalls
  4. Serendipity
  5. Spice Mill Restaurant
  6. Shipwreck Beach Bar & Grill
  7. SALT Plage
  8. Jam Rock
  9. Fire Steak & Seafood
  10. Blu

This page is dedicated to Liz Pereira of Pereira Tours. Liz was a wonderful lady and was very known in the cruise community for her wonderful excursions she offered in St. Kitts. She was very active in all of the Facebook groups and many people knew her. 

Sadly, Liz passed away in the spring of 2020. She will be greatly missed. I am very honored to have known her for several years and have been able to know her in person. 

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