This small, sombrero-shaped island has 36 square miles of lush farms, beaches, and mountains waiting to be explored. Whether you want to hike to Nevis Peak for unforgettable views, horseback ride on the beach, or explore refurbished mansions in town, Nevis promises romance and a luxurious simplicity. There are a number of beautiful beaches to sunbathe at, with plenty of private yachts, kayaks, and catamarans to help you explore the coastline. In town, make sure to schedule time to browse for souvenirs at the local market, including honey and handcrafted pottery.
Couples wishing to marry in Nevis must have a valid passport or photo ID, original or certified copy of a birth certificate, and a single status report. Divorce and death decrees are also required if applicable.
Travel Documents, Language & Currency
Citizens of Canada need only to present proof of citizenship- preferably a passport or birth certificate. Citizens of the US are required to have valid passports. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.
The official language of Nevis is English.
The currency in use on Nevis is the Eastern Caribbean dollar, though US dollars are widely accepted.
Climate & Beaches
Nevis enjoys a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 74 degrees F to 88 degrees F. The rainy season runs from May to November.
All of Nevis’ beaches are public and open access. Oualie Beach is kid-friendly, and Herbert’s Beach is great for snorkeling. Ft. Ashby has a prolific bird population and is a quiet stretch perfect for picnicking. Windward Beach, like its name suggests, enjoys constant trade winds and is a good spot for body surfing.
Activities & Tourist Attractions
A tour guide is a smart idea if you’re looking to hike and explore the island, as the experienced locals can take you to remote trails and tell you about the history of the island as you walk. Charlestown feels like a colonial time warp, with stunning plantation-style homes and Georgian shops. Stop by the town and search out a rooftop restaurant for a romantic dinner. The Hamilton Estate ruins are the remains of a sugar plantation and have wonderful views of St. Kitts. If you’ve never played before, cricket is the leading sport on the island and popular with locals.
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