Things to do

An island of adventures awaits you as you begin your exploration of St. Kitts.  Blessed with warm turquoise waters and picturesque landscapes, St. Kitts ensures a perfect day in paradise. 

Island Adventures

Hosting a myriad of beautiful, complex ecosystems containing a range of photogenic wildlife, St. Kitts offers a variety of things to do.

Perfect for sun worshipers, St. Kitts is famous for its picturesque white sandy beaches. Every beach on St. Kitts has its own personality, ranging from quiet and romantic to beaches that are action packed with water sports.

Explore

For those seeking action, St. Kitts offers exceptional diving and snorkeling for the novice as well as the experienced. There are wrecks, reefs, walls, and caves that provide excellent underwater exploration. In St. Kitts the water is deepest closer to shore, so you won’t have to go far to marvel and explore the rich sea life. There are dozens of Atlantic and Caribbean diving sites for beginners and experts alike just off the shores of St. Kitts. Hikers can also enjoy St. Kitts’ Northern, Central and Southern mountain ranges, many of which are carpeted in rainforests showcasing huge biodiversity.

Go Sailing

For a more relaxing excursion, experience a magical sail aboard a catamaran or yacht. A day trip or private charter will take you along our scenic coastline into a secluded cove where you’ll marvel at the rich sea life and clear blue turquoise water of St. Kitts. This is where the northeastern Caribbean meets the western Atlantic. Where lush mountains serve as mile markers from every approach, and where St. Kitts keeps its quiet vigil for seafaring visitors from around the world.

Gone Limin’

Golfing is also available as the St. Kitts Royal Golf Club is directly adjacent to KOI Resort and will include private member benefits. Additionally, the Frigate Bay Golf Course and the Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course on nearby Nevis are available with reservations through our concierge.

Finally, a day trip to nearby Caribbean islands is just a short ferry ride away. The ferry ride between St. Kitts and Nevis takes about 45 minutes and provides beautiful views of both islands, and other Caribbean islands such as Antigua, St. Marten, Anguilla and St. Barths are easily accessible for day trips.

Culture and History

Immerse yourself in St. Kitts culture by meeting local artisans and exploring St. Kitts’ history. Basseterre, the capital of St. Kitts, is rich in culture and history, including housing several historic Victorian buildings, the Clay Villa Plantation house, and several celebratory gardens. The 18th century Fairview Great House and Botanical Gardens has been authentically restored to its former glory with careful attention to historical detail and gives you the opportunity to step back in time as you wander through the dining room with its sixteen seat mahogany dinner table and antique silver service, as well as the Historical Room that chronicles the fascinating past of Fairview.

Historical Sites

You can also visit Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of historical, cultural and architectural significance. This centuries-old citadel is a monument to the ingenuity of the British military engineers who designed it and to the skill and strength of the African slaves who built it on the steep at the risk and probable loss of lives. The walls are predominantly made of stone, painstakingly carved from Brimstone Hill’s hard volcanic rock. The mortar was produced from the limestone that covers much of the middle and lower slopes. Begun in the 1690s, the fortress finally took shape as a complete military community in the 1790s. This prominent citadel is one of the earliest and finest surviving examples of a new style of fortification known as the polygonal system. Its elevated vantage point offers panoramic vistas of forested mountains, cultivated fields, the historical

How to get to the island

St. Kitts is accessible from anywhere in the world. Several major international airlines have direct flights to St. Kitts, including Miami, New York City, Toronto, London, Atlanta, Charlotte, San Juan, St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Martin, and Nevis.

Many airlines also offer connecting flights to most major cities around the globe, including Beijing, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, and all major European cities.

Located on prime beachfront property, Koi Resort is conveniently located just 7 minutes away from the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport and 10 minutes away from the downtown capital city of Basseterre.

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