So you’re thinking about coming to St Kitts and Nevis with kids for a family vacation, the mind rambles on activities and or things of interest for your children? Have no fear there’s plenty things offered here. Here are our top 10 activities to do with your kids.
Nothing punctuates a tropical vacation more perfectly than a tan, cool island breeze and clear tranquil waters. The beach is a must and a surety of excitement. Our beaches here in St Kitts Nevis are clean and relaxing for children and adults alike. Beach bars and restaurants are there if for any reason you need to quench your thirst or a quick bite to eat. Don’t worry, the atmosphere is kid friendly.
2. Sky Safari
To truly experience and appreciate the beauty of St Kitts is from above, the whole family can do just that at the Sky Safari Tours. Soaring and zipping through the rain forest, historical sites and nearby islands at almost 50 mph. There is an age limit however, so children 6 years and older are allowed.
3. Catamaran Sail
A bonding experience for the entire family by sailing between St. Kitts and Nevis. Watching the sunset sipping beverages and a snorkeling session at the infamous Shitten Bay. Our recommendation is the Blue Water Safari Tours. They offer half day and full day tours, plus too you’ll have the option of going on a private tour for you and your family.
4. Sea Turtle Adventures
Picture the excitement on a child’s face as he witnesses the miracle of hundreds of turtle hatchlings digging their way out of the nest and crawling intently toward the sea, driven forward by the light of the moon.
Not only are we very talented but we are very competitive and driven when it comes to sports. Whether it maybe cricket, football (soccer) or track and field events we enjoy each one. Sports is practically in our DNA. Scattered around the island are a few sports clubs, particularly in cricket that may be willing to offer lessons to your little ones.
6. Monkey Watch
Green vervet monkeys are practically everywhere on the both islands. We the locals realize they are harmless but find them somewhat annoying. However this is something kids would enjoy.
7. The Scenic Railway Tour
The St Kitts Scenic Railway takes passengers on a 3-hour tour that makes a 30-mile circle around the beautiful Eastern Caribbean island of St Kitts, with 18 miles by narrow gauge train and 12 miles on sightseeing buses. The Scenic Railway provides visitors an unsurpassed opportunity to experience the scenery and culture of this unspoiled country. Your kids will certainly enjoy this tour.
8. Horseback Riding
In Nevis Equestrian Center rents horses and provides guided tours on beach and nature trails. While in St. Kitts we recommend Trinity Inn Stables; they offer tours throughout the rain forest. This is definitely a great way to enjoy St Kitts Nevis with kids.
9. Historical Site Seeing
Its worth while for your learn as much as they can about the places they visit. St Kitts and Nevis are filled with historical sites that are just as captivating for kids as it is for adults. In St Kitts, you should definitely have to visit the Brimstone Fortress or the ruins by Romney Manor. While in Nevis, you may visit the Golden Rock Hotel which is very intriguing as the actual hotel is made from renovated sugar mills and other buildings that made up the sugar estate or the birth place of Alexander Hamilton a founding father of the United States of America.
10. Island Tours
Our white sandy beaches, the clean fresh air, sunny skies, friendly people not forgetting an exhilarating experience of a lifetime. On both islands finding a tour company isn’t a hard task. For St. Kitts, we recommend Pereira Tours, simply because they are known over the years for the quality service they provide as well as the personalized packages that they offer. In Nevis our pick is the Funky Monkey Tours. The name says it all!
So you see, your family will be filled with activities to do. Tell us how your found our list, did you try all that we mentioned? Don’t forget to share with your friends and family.