The main town is Charlestown, one of the best preserved old towns in the Caribbean. Situated on Gallows Bay and guarded by Fort Charles to the south and the long sweep of Pinney’s Beach to the north, it is a small town with a compact centre. At first sight it would be easy to be disappointed. However there are several interesting buildings dating from the...
The small port of Basseterre is the capital and largest town. By West Indian standards, it is quite big and as such has a quite different feel from its close neighbour, Charlestown. It was founded some 70 years later in 1727. Earthquakes, hurricanes and finally a disastrous fire destroyed the town in 1867 and consequently its buildings are comparatively...
Dance spots on Nevis include:
Prinderella’s at Tamarind Bay, T4691291, where anything goes.
Tequila Sheilas at the end of Pinney’s Beach, T4698633
Sand Dollar Bar & Grill, next to Four Seasons, T4695319
Steel pan on Fri nights at OTI. A good place for a drink in Basseterre is TOTTs, opposite Post Office on the Bay Rd. Malloy’s Irish Pub, next to Bird Rock Beach. One-of-a-kind alternative to other forms of nightlife on St Kitts, friendly Irish atmosphere with reasonably priced Irish snacks.
Flamingo Restaurant and Bar, T4650898, on Monkey Hill. Pool tables...