St. Kitts is located in the Eastern Caribbean at 17 20 North, 62 45 West, roughly 1,200 miles from Miami, 1600 miles from New York,
The island is 69 square mile. Basseterre is the capital. Nevis is 45 square miles Charlestown is the capital
Volcanic in origin;
ST KITTS: highest peak is Mount Liamiuga at 3,972 feet
NEVIS: highest elevation is Mount Nevis at 3,232 feet.
Pleasant tropical termperatures ranging from 17 to 33 degrees C. Humidity is low. November to May are the driest months;
rain averages 55 inches in St Kitts, 48 inches in Nevis.
The rolling landscape is a thousand shades of green, the waters are a tranquil shade of turquoise, and life on this precious gift of nature is sweet and simple.
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of historical, cultural and architectural significance. Over the course of 100 years, it became an almost natural outgrowth of the 800-foot hill from which it emerged.
Originally called Pall Mall Square, it was renamed when St. Kitts and Nevis achieved political independence on September 19th, 1983. The Government first acquired Pall Mall Square in 1750 and it rapidly became the administrative, commercial and social center of Basseterre.
The Botanical Gardens were created on Nevis several years ago by Philadelphia couple Joseph and Martha Murphy, who wanted to create somehere beautiful on the island to preserve flora from throughout the world.
Fronting the historic town of Basseterre, Port Zante is a 30 acre shopping development that offers duty-free shopping, multicultural restaurants and a cruise facility capable of berthing vessels as large as the Oasis.
This memorial to the former president of the General Legislative Council, Thomas Berkeley, stands at the center of the Circus.
This two-story Georgian style building was the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton in 1757. Hamilton lived on the island until the age of nine.