News & Views

Browse our collection of news stories, island tales, events, announcements and helpful hints.

Nisbet Plantation Remains Open After Hurricane Irma

Nisbet Plantation remains open and continues to welcome guests. Although Nisbet Plantation endured strong winds and rain from Hurricane Irma, we survived the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in history and everyone is safe. The Great House and cottages remain in ideal...

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An update after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma became a Category 5 hurricane and unfortunately headed toward the Leeward Islands on Sept. 5. Although enduring strong winds and rain, we're happy to report that Nisbet Plantation survived the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in history. Everyone at...

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Recipe: Mango Orange Tart

Nisbet Plantation's Mango Specialty Indulge in the island’s sweetest produce as you enjoy Nisbet Plantation's Mango Orange Tart. Created by Pastry Chef Virgilio Mista, this fruit-filled dessert exemplifies sweet mango flavors. Enjoy during the Mango Season on Nevis,...

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Andrew “Hollywood” Nisbett Named Calypso King

Summer is an exciting time on Nevis, and Culturama is always an exciting event. Our groundskeeper Andrew "Hollywood" Nisbett has competed in this annual festival for 25 years, and we are excited to share that this year he was crowned as the Calypso King! Please join...

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Dining at Nisbet Plantation with Chef Tony Piani

Dining at Nisbet Plantation is an experience to savor. Our talented Executive Chef Antonio "Tony" Piani II, joined the Nisbet family in 2002, and he has been preparing exceptional cuisine at our resort for more than 15 years! Unexpected Beginnings Unaware that he...

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Best of Nevis: Sunshine’s Beach Bar & Grille

Sunshine’s Beach Bar & Grille on Nevis is certainly something to "buzz" about! Sunshine began his business more than 20 years ago as a small BBQ grill to serve hungry beach-goers. It has since transformed into a legendary establishment, visited by travelers and...

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Culturama: July 27-August 19

Culturama is quickly approaching in Nevis, and Caribbean Journal has recognized this annual event as one of 6 Summer Carnivals to Visit in the Caribbean this year. The festival is July 27-August 19, 2017 and will celebrate all aspects of Nevisian arts and culture....

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Nisbet Plantation Kicks Off Nevis Mango Festival Season

How many ways can you enjoy a mango? Find out this July during the annual Nevis Mango & Food Festival. Or, simply read along for some favorite ways to get your mango fix this summer at Nisbet Plantation. Breakfast: Mango Pancakes Begin your day at Coconuts with...

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Nisbet Plantation Welcomes Back Pam Martin

The ladies and gentlemen of the Caribbean’s friendliest resort just welcomed home one of its own. We are delighted to share that Pam Martin has returned to Nisbet Plantation as Revenue & Rooms Manager. Love at First Sight From 1995 to 2005, Pam served as the...

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Nisbet Plantation Named Nevis’ 2017 Hotel of the Year

We're honored! For the second consecutive year, the Nevis Ministry of Tourism named Nisbet Plantation the 2017 Hotel of the Year. The Ministry of Tourism Awards Gala and Dance recognized the achievements in Nevis' hospitality and tourism industries. The ceremony's...

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Recipe: Tropical Splash Cocktail

Even if you aren't limin' it on Nisbet's beach, our talented bartenders will bring you a taste of Nevis with our Tropical Splash cocktail. Simply follow the recipe below. Photo: Tina Thuell Photography Ingredients 2 oz dark rum 1 oz passion fruit juice 1 oz  cranberry...

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Recipe: Fanny Nisbet’s Mango Colada

Fanny Nisbet's Mango Colada It's mango season on Nevis! In preparation for our island's annual Mango Festival, bartenders Dan and Kaddy have mixed up a fruity cocktail: Fanny Nisbet's Mango Colada. We hope you will indulge in this sweet treat at Sea Breeze Beach Bar....

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Chef Virgilio Mista to Participate in Spicefest 2017

Exciting news! Nisbet Plantation will be participating in Spicefest 2017 — an unprecedented three-day event of artistic celebration. This inaugural event will be held on St. Kitts from April 21 through April 23. See some of the upcoming festival highlights below:...

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Nisbet Plantation’s New Herb Garden

It's an exciting time here at Nisbet, as we continue to resurrect our property's herb garden.  From taking in the herbs' sweet aroma, delicious flavors, and prosperous growth, the garden is a true delight for all the senses and a wonderful new addition to our resort....

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Caribbean Cocktail Recipe: Nevisian Sunset

Complete your perfect day in paradise with a refreshing Caribbean cocktail. Enjoy at Sea Breeze Beach Bar or right on Nisbet's beach. You can also create this colorful drink from the convenience of your home, as you dream of our beautiful island setting and sky. One...

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A Good Morning Hike at Nisbet Plantation

Join Tim & Tina Thuell for their GM (General Manager/ Good Morning) hike - usually Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 7 am. The charm of this particular Nevis hike is the authentic insight into island living. With the Thuells as your guides, learn the ins and outs...

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Valentine’s Day at Nisbet Plantation

The unspoiled island of Nevis offers an intimate setting for couples to reconnect and indulge in romance. Valentine's Day ties together the celebration of love, and this holiday called for a special evening at Nisbet Plantation. For the first time ever, we invited our...

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2017 Nevis Blues Festival

The very best of blues, soul, funk and blues-rock are coming to Nevis for the third year in a row! We are excited to share that the 2017 Nevis Blues Festival will be held April 7-8, 2017. Festival Line Up With international artists, this festival celebrates a...

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