Thankfully St. Kitts & Nevis is still not overcrowded with tourists and there aren’t many resorts either. Instead, you’ll find nice inns and cottages, hidden among the tropical forests and just perfect if you want to relax in nature.
Climate and tourist season
Just like in the rest of the Caribbean, the climate is tropical. The weather is hot year round, with little variations in temperature and the heat is moderated by the trade winds. The rainy season lasts between June and November while the dry season lasts between December and April.
The peak tourist season is around Christmas and New Year and the high season extends until the end of April. The low season lasts between June and October while the shoulder season is represented by May and November, when you can usually find very good deals.
Ocean Terrace Inn, Basseterre
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Offering incredible views of cascades and the capital city of Basseterre as well as the neighboring island of Nevis, Ocean Terrace Inn offers many types of rooms and suites, all equipped with AC, TV and wi-fi. The hotel also offers 3 pools, 3 bars , a fitness center and a conference room, as well as an on site dive shop. They can also help you organize the perfect wedding.
During the high season (Dec 15, 2008 to Apr 14, 2009) the rates, based on breakfast plan, range between US$195 per night for a standard room, US$235 per night for a superior room, US$265 per night for a superior one bedroom suite, US$325 per night for a deluxe room and US$460 per night for a suite. Special packages are available, such as a honeymoon/romantic package, a dive package or a safari package.
Palms Hotel, Basseterre
The hotel offers only suites and is located in the heart of Basseterre. Its location makes it perfect for the business traveler and a good choice for those who want to do some sightseeing. Each suite has AC, TV, phone and coffee maker. The winter rates (Dec 16 – Apr 15) range between US$ 95.00 per night for a junior suite, US$125.00 per night for a one bedroom suite and US$180.00 per night for a two bedroom suite. The rates do not include the taxes.
Bird Rock Beach Hotel, Basseterre
Overlooking a secluded beach and located really close to the city center, the hotel is a very good choice for those who prefer a more laid-back atmosphere. There is a swimming pool, restaurant and business center on site.
During the high season, the rates are US$100.00 per night for a superior room and US$125.00 per night for a suite and are based on double occupancy. The rates do not include the taxes.