St. Kitts and Nevis Yacht Charter
St Kitts is near Nevis in the Caribbean is a wonderful yacht charter destination and can be easily reached by yacht from its neighbouring islands of Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, St Barts, St Martin or St Maarten and Guadeloupe which together form the Leeward Islands.
St Kitts is famous for its historical, cultural and architectural significance and along with Nevis it is called the 'Secret Caribbean'. These unspoilt, tropical islands are among the most captivating and picturesque in all the Caribbean and a paradise for nature lovers because the preservation of the natural ecosystems has been a priority.
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, (also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis), is located in the Leeward Islands of the Eastern Caribbean. The federal two-island nation of St Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies is the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, in both area and population. The two islands of St Kitts and Nevis are separated by a shallow two-mile (3.22 km) channel, known as "The Narrows".
St Kitts Island has set aside more than a quarter of its land as a National Park, with a rainforest that is actually expanding in size. The beautiful yacht charter destination of St Kitts Island is surrounded by new and untouched dive sites with massive beds of coral, teeming with colourful tropical fish. St Kitts also boasts the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is an impregnable fortress which stood as the 'Gibraltar of the West Indies' in days gone by.
Great excursions of the island of St Kitts while enjoying your luxury yacht charter include a drive or hike through the Valley of Giants, take a zip line over the rainforest or enjoy a guided tour of the cradle of Sofa Rock, once the very cap of a still smouldering volcano that you can climb to the very edge of, then descend 1000 feet to its steaming crater floor.
Basseterre is the capital of St. Kitts and Nevis Island in the Caribbean, located off the 2 mile bay on the southwest side of St. Kitts. The beautiful city lies within the large Basseterre Valley and this region is completely surrounded by mountains and lush green forests with the mystical Olivees Mountains in the north and Conaree Morne peaks to the east. Since the area is low lying, the French have named the city as Basseterre. A Basseterre yacht charter vacation in the Caribbean is the perfect holiday for honeymooners. Sightseeing centres worth a visit in the city include Independence Square and The Circus. You can also visit the Clay Villa Plantation House and Gardens- peaceful surroundings which have an array of trees and shrubs as well as a small sanctuary for animals. If you are looking for a good beach to relax then look no further than Cockleshell Beach, which offers a beautiful setting with fine sand that contrasts with the azure blue-green Caribbean Sea.
Nevis Island is conical in shape, with a volcanic peak called Nevis Peak, at its centre and is fringed on its western and northern quadrants by sandy beaches made of a mixture of white coral sand with brown and black sand, eroded and washed down from the volcanic rocks that make up the island.
St Kitts and Nevis is a wonderful location in the Caribbean to have a yacht charter holiday. The pristine beaches with warm clear blue waters to swim, snorkel or dive in, the hospitable locals, the historic sights, the local cuisine, together with perfect climatic conditions make your yacht charter vacation something that you will remember for life. St Kitts and Nevis are also in close proximity to a number of exciting sailing destinations nearby.
All styles of luxury yachts are able to visit St Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean including motor yachts, sailing yachts, open style yachts, explorer yachts, catamarans, superyachts and megayachts. There is a selection of luxury yachts available in St Kitts and Nevis below. There is a larger selection of St Kitts yachts here.