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Address: Boyds Village, 12345, St. Kitts
Phone Number: 869-465-3141

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Beautiful Area!

This house shows you how people lived in the Caribbean in the 1700's. Very beautiful flowers, trees, buildings of all types. while visiting St Kitts, you must go see this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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135 reviews 135 reviews
60 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This house shows you how people lived in the Caribbean in the 1700's. Very beautiful flowers, trees, buildings of all types. while visiting St Kitts, you must go see this.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

February 2014, as part of our journey through the Caribbean we stopped in St. Kitts. From her other excursions we decided to take it easy and sample some Caribbean rum. As soon as we get off the ship we were able to do a little shopping in the port. Ladies, bring money. The diamonds are breath taking. Just make sure... More 

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Hudson, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
46 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We visited the Fairview Great House as part of a cruise tour called "Essential St Kitts". Our driver was named Michael. We took a tour of Basseterre first and then traveled out to the Fairview House. It's very well preserved and provided a great example of how people lived on the Island during colonial times. With no air conditioning, the... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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306 reviews 306 reviews
56 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We visited Fairview during our cruise ship stop in St. Kitts. It sits on a gorgeous spot on a hillside overlooking the sea. The home and grounds are well maintained. There is a nice restaurant on site.

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Leawood, Kansas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
11 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stopped here as part of a tour called the Scenes of St. Kitts. It is a lovely experience with lovely gardens and a great staff. After taking photos and a lunch it is time to move on tho see more attractions of this beautiful island.

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New Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had a delightful experience on this excursion off our cruise ship in St. Kitts. The tour of the house was interesting, the gardens lovely and then we sat down to watch a chef prepare a delicious creole meal which we then enjoyed. The food preparation was informative, food extremely good and the entire excursion one of the better ones... More 

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Yorkshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful restored house in an idyllic position surrounded by a botanical garden full of interesting blooms with green and red dragonflies. There were places to sit all round the garden including a gazebo. The guide gave us valuable information about the house and it's history. This is a multi use venue and a cookery school was taking place and... More 

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

For Caribbean cruising, we tend not to do a lot of ship tours. But this tour offered on the Maasdam caught our attention. After an interesting ride from the port, we arrived at Fairview, a stately old plantation house. We began with a nicely-narrated tour of the house and facilities, learned some of its history and built up a hearty... More 

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Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
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231 reviews 231 reviews
15 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

After considering visiting a number of plantation houses we chose to visit this rebuilt country house estate and gardens due to its proximity to Port Zante cruise port terminal. The house was quite nice as were the surrounding gardens but at 10 dollars each entry was poor value for money.

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Lodi, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I was using a walker and the help was great getting me around. This place is located on a hill. Chef Lawson was excellent host and we had some interesting island food. My wife went on the tour and said it was outstanding. we came on Holland America's Maasdam

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