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Clay Villa Plantation House & Gardens

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Address: P.O Box 1062, Basseterre P.O Box 1062, St. Kitts
Phone Number: 869-465-2353
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Description: Attractions includes a Plantation Home, Natural Gardens, Museum, Gift...
Attractions includes a Plantation Home, Natural Gardens, Museum, Gift Shop, Cellar Pub and Wildlife. Activities includes Family Tours, Groups and no age limit.
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The absolute best of St. Kitts

My wife and I, and two friends booked a "Best of St. Kitts tour" through Philip at the Clay Villa Plantation House and Gardens. We normally book through the crew ship when we go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I, and two friends booked a "Best of St. Kitts tour" through Philip at the Clay Villa Plantation House and Gardens. We normally book through the crew ship when we go on an excursion and find "historical tours" to be somewhat lackluster in authenticity. Much to our surprise this tour was AMAZING. We were picked up at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I toured with 3 other people. Beautiful gardens, rich history, and a delicious drink at the end. We loved seeing the monkeys up close! There is a new baby!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Wife and I have visited Saint Kitts before and have always made it a point to visit Clay Villa each time. Our last trip to the Island was this May and made sure we took another tour of this lovely plantation with its beautiful gardens and historical items. The owners Philip and Bridget Hurd are fun people who always have... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We visited Clay Villa in April 2015. We took the local bus which are vans for 1$ US per person and were dropped off right at Clay Villa. It is hard to see from the highway but follow the dirt path and then turn right and wait at the closed gate until Phillip/Staff open it. Phillip was very funny and... More 

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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I (mid to late 20's) went on this tour earlier today! It had: beautiful landscaping, great views, intresting history/facts, tasty beverage, so much more and an funny chap that will seem like your bud by the end of the tour. We weren't expecting what we got, but it was well worth it and recommend it to anyone... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Visited Clay Villa as part of a Royal Caribbean cruise excursion. Owner directed tour. Fantastic eclectic home, gardens and collections. Interesting historical and local information shared by our guide. He has a salty sense of humor. Beautiful murals painted by owner. Lots of stairs and terrain, but not difficult. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Take the tour of the Clay Villa. Phillip's rum punch is worth the price of the tour. The best we had on the island. Phillip was very knowledgeable about the history of the island. The views of the Caribbean from his porch are wonderful. The home and grounds are truly beautiful and it's nice to see his rescued animal collection.... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband and I booked this tour through our travel agent as one of our activities on a 7 day cruise through the Caribbean. From beginning to end we had an enjoyable experience and are pretty sure it's because we lucked out with our guide, Elwood. The drive from port to the Villa was scenic and Elwood was MORE than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It had very well kept grounds. Everything was in excellent condition and there was a wide variety of interesting items. Guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant. The place is a bit hard to find so keep a sharp eye out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were disappointed in this tour. Phillip greeted us, but we had a different guide or maybe I would have rated this tour higher. They have a beautiful view from their home but not sure why this is tour is rated so high. Maybe because besides shopping at the port there is not much to see on St. Kits. A... More 

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