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Nevis

Across the two-mile Narrows Channel from St Kitts is the beautiful little island of Nevis The islands covers an area of 36 square miles and the central peak, 3,232 ft, is usually shrouded in white clouds and mist. It reminded Columbus of Spanish snow-capped mountains and so he called the island “Las Nieves”. (It reminds others, in the wet, of the English...

Accommodation - Nevis

Accommodation on Nevis tends to be up-market, in reconstructions of old plantation Great Houses, tastefully decorated in an English style (collectively called The Inns of Nevis). Some have reciprocal arrangements whereby you can stay at one and use the facilities of the others. They are well worth a visit. After the 1998 hurricane season the hotels made a...

Accommodation - St. Kitts

There is a wide variety of accommodation ranging from first class hotels to rented cottages, but it is advisable to book well in advance. Large reductions are available in summer. There is a 7% occupancy tax and 10% service charge. In restaurants about 10-15% is expected. The St Kitts/Nevis Hotel Association can be reached at PO Box 438, Basseterre, St...