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101 Things to Do on St. Kitts and Nevis at Nisbet Plantation©

From outdoor hiking to the highest peak to scuba diving to the Caribbean Sea's floor to spotting green vervet monkeys or doing what we're famous for – nothing (#101). There is an abundance of things to do at Nisbet Plantation and on St. Kitts and Nevis.

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On Land  ·  By Sea  ·  Be Active  ·  Relive History  ·   Eat & Drink  
Mingle with Locals  ·  Make Memories  ·  At Your Leisure


Nature encounters and adventures

  1. Hike Nevis Peak with legendary guide Lynnell Liburd
  2. Tour our 36-square mile island on a Vespa scooter
  3. Admire the beautiful orchids at the Nevis Botanical Gardens
  4. Look for Green Throated Carib Humming birds that frequent our gardens
  5. Get in on the action at the oceanfront horse racing track at Indian Castle Beach
  6. Rent a jeep from West Indies’ Cricket Great, Derek Perry, a National Hero
  7. Horseback ride on Pinney’s Beach
  8. Zipline at Sky Safaris at Wingfield Estate on St. Kitts
  9. Go off-road in an ATV from Funky Monkey Safaris
  10. Witness monkeys roaming the plains at Golden Rock
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    On the water

  12. Kayak with Winston Crook           
  13. Swim laps in our 25-yard beachfront freshwater pool
  14. Become scuba certified with a resort course from Scuba Safaris and dive your first day
  15. Sail with Caona on a catamaran and snorkel off St. Kitts
  16. Snorkel coral reefs right off the beach with complimentary equipment
  17. Test your balance skills with a windsurfing lesson from champion Winston Crooke
  18. Pack a picnic and head to Lover's Beach for an afternoon swim with someone special
  19. Cruise at sunset on the 55-foot schooner, Star
  20. Swim the annual cross-channel swim from Nevis to St. Kitts – only 2.5 miles
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    Active pursuits

  22. Play croquet on our Great House lawn
  23. Test your athleticism in Nevis’ Annual Triathlon
  24. Bike around Nevis – 19.5 miles – with Reggie Douglas, Eastern Caribbean Champion
  25. Golf the 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr. Golf Course at the Four Season Resort
  26. Stay in shape in our air-conditioned Fitness Center
  27. Play tennis on our hard court with complimentary equipment
  28. Enjoy an hour of yoga on the Avenue of Palms or the beach
  29. Mountain bike Mount Lily Trail
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    Historical encounters

  31. Bathe in the thermal hot springs at the Caribbean’s first resort, The Bath Hotel          
  32. Relive history at Figtree Church where Lord Nelson wed Fanny Nisbet          
  33. Walk in famous footsteps on the Avenue of the Palms (Prince Charles was here in 1973)
  34. Step into the Caribbean’s oldest wooden house at Hermitage Plantation
  35. Visit Cottle Church, where whites and blacks first worshipped together on Nevis
  36. Find Fanny Nisbet’s plaque in the original oven for the Great House
  37. Join the Nevis Historical Society
  38. Step back in time at Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace museum in Charlestown
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    Caribbean cuisine & cocktails

  40. Drink coconut water with head gardener Andrew “Hollywood” Nisbet
  41. Chat with Violet over coffee and the daily breakfast special at Coconuts
  42. Delight your appetite with the nightly Taste of Nevis dinner special
  43. Join in on the fun of group dining at Miss June’s Restaurant
  44. Taste the scrumptious lobster sandwich at Golden Rock Hotel
  45. Toast the sunset at Sunshine’s with his world-renowned Killer Bee Cocktail
  46. Spice up your cuisine with Val’s Delight Pepper Sauce (available in the boutique)
  47. Try the Tapas menu at Montpelier Plantation
  48. Sip the Federation’s Carib Beer brewed on St. Kitts
  49. Savor fresh lobster quiche at the Gallipot Bar and Restaurant
  50. Order fresh seafood every day of the year for lunch and dinner (and sometimes breakfast)
  51. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Pastry Chef Virgilio's creations
  52. Eat all that you can at the Friday Fish Fry at Nelson Springs’ Yachtsman Grill
  53. Solve the world’s problems over cocktails at Sea Breeze Beach Bar
  54. Dine al fresco at the Great House, Lord Nelson and Fanny Nisbet’s Nevis home
  55. Enjoy fresh ahi tuna from Chef Mark at Double Deuce
  56. Lunch in a Royal Palm Grove at Ottley’s Plantation on St. Kitts
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    Get to know Nevis

  58. Help Nevis education by donating a book or supplies to our adopted schools
  59. Differentiate between island goats and sheep – ask a local, it has to do with their tail
  60. Visit Dan the Bartender at Newcastle Pottery where he makes pottery the old-fashioned way
  61. Meet one of 400 Medical Students studying at Medical University of the Americas
  62. Explore St. Kitts, the “Big Island,” just a short ferry ride away
  63. Have summer fun with calypso, parades and more at Nevis’ Annual Carnival, Culturama
  64. Collect some of the world’s most sought-after stamps from the Nevis Philatelic Society
  65. Bring a piece of Nevis home with a hand carved stone from Marvin Chapman
  66. Worship with locals at one of more than 100 churches on island
  67. Have your hair braided by Sweet Pea and learn all the island gossip
  68. See silk paintings at The Carolita Gallery of Art in High Hamilton Estate
  69. Shop the Artisan Village for locally made crafts
  70. Guess the tie Patterson the Maitr’d will be wearing each night
  71. Cheer on locals at a cricket match
  72. Experience the local farmer’s market on Saturday mornings in Charlestown
  73. Learn how to receive Economic Citizenship through land purchase
  74. Tour Nevis with driver Calvin Klein and learn about his motto “is what I am”
  75. Karaoke with Dan, Patterson and team on Mondays in the Great House bar
  76. Bring back beautiful hand-carved wood from Kennedy Tyrell
  77. Ride the H Bus and get to know Nevisians on the trip to town
  78. Shop the local artisan’s tables during the Manager’s Rum Punch Party
  79. Ask the bartender where the 4th antique bedpost is located (three are in the Great House bar)
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    Memorable moments

  81. Capture vacation memories with a complimentary Flip Video camera
  82. Plant a coconut palm to celebrate your vows, taken or renewed, at Nisbet
  83. Buy an exclusive Nisbet Plantation T-shirt, the only place in the world they’re available
  84. Send a postcard to friends and family – postage is on us
  85. Enter your vacation pictures in Nisbet’s photo contest to win a $100 drink certificate
  86. Mingle with guests and locals at the weekly Beachfront Barbeque
  87. Say “I do” with the blessing of Pastor Davidson Morton
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    Leisurely resort recreation

  89. Sip afternoon tea on the 1778 Great House patio    
  90. Borrow, trade or donate a book to Nisbet’s library
  91. Find Green Vervet monkeys in the mango trees at Nisbet
  92. Bet on Patterson’s Land Crab Races, which benefit Nevis school children
  93. Admire local art in the Eva Wilkin room of the Great House
  94. Pet our furry greeter, Henry the cat, at reception
  95. Roast marshmallows on the beach with amazing views of stars and planets
  96. Weave a palm frond basket with Jackie the groundsman
  97. Listen to our Hydroponic Gardener Lloyd Williams play his tenure flute at cocktail hour
  98. While away the day in a beachfront hammock
  99. Indulge yourself at Nisbet’s The Palms Spa
  100. Tap your feet to the beat of Rohan Claxton’s Steel Pan Band at our Sunday beachfront lunch
  101. Resist the urge to connect with the outside world with our complimentary Wi-Fi
  102. Challenge someone to a game of chess in the Great House living room
  103. Bury yourself in a good book on your private patio
  104. Get social and the inside scoop on Facebook, Google+, Instagram or Pinterest
  105. Review the guest book and find someone from your city
  106. Catch a flick with one of the dozens of complimentary DVDs in our library
  107. Soak in our beachfront hot tub and toast the end of a fabulous day
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101. Do what we are famous for – nothing!

 

 
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