The beaches alone are worth the trip to St. Kitts.
The island’s best beaches (and its cruise ship dock) are on the south end of the island. But I believe St. Kitts’ best spots are on the northern 2/3 of the island. That’s where you’ll learn about the island’s history and experience its friendly culture (really, EVERYONE will say ‘Good morning’ or ‘Good evening’ to you).
St. Kitts is largely unspoiled by tourism, and that means families can have some unique experiences here. Including the following.
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1. Visit Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park.
2. Watch batike being made at Caribelle Batike.
3. Have fun on the beach.
4. Ride the St. Kitts Scenic Railway.
5. Watch for monkeys.
6. Zipline through the forest.
7. Hike through the rainforest at Ottley’s Plantation Inn.
8. Try St. Kitts foods.
What sets St. Kitts apart from other is that it’s developed just enough that you can have all your creature comforts, but not feel like you’re in a tourist trap (unless you’re on the small stretch of shops and bars where the cruise ships dock, in the main city of Basseterre).
And that makes it a great place to create family memories.