Nevis has the inimitable blend of being stylish, serving up classicÂ West Indian hospitality. Secluded, small and verdant, famed for itsÂ natural beauty, the island is dominated by Nevis Peak that descendsÂ from a misty summit to a circle of fine white-sand beaches. Nevis’Â pleasing tropical weather and cool breezes are a perfect match forÂ activities that range from windsurfing to mountain biking. MostÂ accommodations on the island have swimming pools, many have tennisÂ courts and spas, access to the Robert Trent Jones ll 18 hole golfÂ course, a range of water sports including water skiing, snorkeling andÂ guided reef tours.
For less arduous activities, there is the charming waterfront capitalÂ of Charlestown to browse shops and to photograph the town’sÂ well-preserved colonial architecture. The Philatelic Bureau has anÂ enviable stamp collection – – some of the most sought-after in theÂ world – – and there is much to be learned at the Museum of NevisÂ History and the Alexander Hamilton Museum. A stroll through the NevisÂ Botanical Gardens is always a relaxing option. Taste the tropics atÂ Mansa’s Last Stop Organic Farm and choose from his fresh pineapple andÂ mango juices or ginger beer. A visit to the Nevisian Heritage VillageÂ provides a glimpse into the evolution of Nevisian social history. TakeÂ an eco excursion to Peak Heaven 1,200 feet above sea level, for aÂ panoramic, bird’s eye view of the island.
Nevis has welcomed a new wave of society including the millionaireÂ philanthropist Anne Bass and her partner, the painter JulianÂ Lethbridge; the artist Jennifer Bartlett and the model Lauren Hutton.Â Whether you see November 6th as a finish line or the starting point,Â leave everything behind and commemorate this milestone election withÂ one well considered choice, an unforgettable visit to Nevis.
Follow the fashion started by George Washington and Alexander HamiltonÂ because nothing is typical about accommodations here. From relaxedÂ self-catering apartments, cozy guest houses, luxurious rental villas,Â historic plantation inns to an award-winning five-star resort, theÂ island offers a full range of accommodations, each with its ownÂ distinctive character. The mahoganied plantation inns, discreetlyÂ hidden away in exotic gardens on the slopes of Nevis Peak, are becomingÂ a secret address for celebrities and the discerning travelers who shunÂ overpopulated islands. Originally designed with sugar barons in mind,Â the legacies of the sugar industry have been recycled into delightfulÂ estates and its grander plantation houses have been restored and areÂ run as stylish and comfortable retreats.
In an age when the greatest luxury is a few hours of quiet, for a fewÂ blissful days embrace the fine art of letting go and bask in the calmÂ of island life in Nevis. And because there is no such thing as aÂ one-size-fits-all vacation, hotels on the island – – Four SeasonsÂ Resort, Nevis; Golden Rock Inn; Hermitage Plantation Inn;Â Hurricane Cove Bungalows; Montpelier PlantationÂ & Beach; Mount Nevis Hotel; Nelson Spring Beach Resort; Nisbet Plantation Beach Club; and Oualie Beach HotelÂ — have custom-tailored packages with special savings so a NevisÂ vacation will fit within your budget.
Getting to Nevis from the U.S. is simple. Several U.S. carriers offerÂ non-stop service from the major gateway cities to St. Kitts with a 7Â minute connection by air or a 20 minute ride by ferry. Hotels willÂ happily arrange ferry transfers to and from St. Kitts.
American Airlines flies from Miami to St. Kitts daily and they areÂ enhancing this service by adding two non-stop flights on Fridays andÂ Sundays. American Airlines also has non-stop service from New York toÂ St. Kitts on Sundays and Wednesdays. US Airways has service fromÂ Charlotte to St. Kitts on Saturdays and Delta also flies from AtlantaÂ to St. Kitts on Saturdays. Continental, Delta, United Airlines, USAirÂ and JetBlue provide service from several U.S. cities to San Juan,Â Puerto Rico with convenient connections to Nevis on Cape Air and AirÂ Sunshine.
Nevis is part of the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis and is located inÂ the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. For more information about theÂ island of Nevis, pleaseÂ visit our websiteÂ www.nevisisland.comÂ Facebook — TheÂ Island of Nevis, West Indies.