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Things to do in Nevis

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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Gardens; Outdoors

Nevis is fortunate that is has so many exceptional attractions, and the Botanical Gardens is one of the best of them. The site is about eight acres, reasonably high up in... more »

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Ranked #2 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Mountains; Hiking Trails; Volcanos; Outdoors

Nevis Peak is the volcanic mountain which in ancient times created the island of Nevis. The peak rises to over three thousand feet, and it is quite often surrounded by cloud at... more »

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Pinney's Beach (Charlestown)
Ranked #3 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

  Pinneys is a fine beach, the longest beach on Nevis. It is on the Caribbean side of the island, where the sea is usually quite calm. This beach is almost 3 miles long, reaching... more »

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Ranked #4 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

The ruins of Cottle Church are off the main road at Round Hill Estate, in the woods, in the northern part of the island of Nevis, not far from the airport. This very small church... more »

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Ranked #5 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

  Montpelier House, Nevis, was where Horatio Nelson and Frances Nisbet celebrated their marriage, on March 11th 1787. Unfortunately the great plantation house itself no longer... more »

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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Hot Springs/ Geysers; Cultural

Built in 1778, the Bath Hotel in Nevis was the first tourist hotel in the Caribbean. It was a rather grand "spa" hotel, and it rapidly became a very successful venture, attracting... more »

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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Nevis
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Ranked #8 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Oualie was the original name of the island of Nevis. The word is pronounced "wah-lee" and means beautiful waters, referring not just to the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, but... more »

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Ranked #9 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cemeteries; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
The old cemetery has graves dating back to 1724.
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Ranked #10 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: History Museums; Museums

The Museum of Nevis History is situated in a handsome Caribbean Georgian stone building near the water at the north end of Charlestown, the capital of Nevis. The museum is... more »

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Ranked #11 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Windward Beach is a long, sand beach on the southeastern, or "windward", coast of Nevis. Windward means facing into the Trade Winds, tropical winds which blow almost all the time... more »

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Ranked #12 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Owned and operated by a fourth generation Nevisian,Peak Heaven is a heritage site which showcases life on Nevis as it was... more » Owner description: Owned and operated by a fourth generation Nevisian,Peak Heaven is a heritage site which showcases life on Nevis as it was between the 30's & 60's. Experience the culture, traditions & history. Enjoy a complete village experience on our Nevisian Village Life tour with artefacts for viewing & replica chattel house.The views from the site are second to none on the island. Enjoy stunning panoramic views of neighbouring islands whilst savouring a delicious meal fresh from the Coal Pot Restaurant. « less
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Ranked #13 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Owner description: Sailing and snorkeling charters available half day and full day with a lunch stop at a restaurant or beach bar of your... more » Owner description: Sailing and snorkeling charters available half day and full day with a lunch stop at a restaurant or beach bar of your choice. Create your own itinerary with the Captain. « less
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Ranked #14 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

New River Estate is on the Atlantic or eastern side of Nevis (the Caribbean is the western side of the island.) This estate was still processing sugar commercially until 1958... more »

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Ranked #15 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors

At the northernmost end of Pinneys Beach is a pleasant bay known as Cades Bay. It is possible to walk from Cades Bay all the way to the outskirts of Charlestown on the beach, only... more »

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Ranked #16 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Lookouts; Outdoors

Nelson's Lookout is a Caribbean fort up on Saddle Hill, a large, saddle-shaped hill (one of several ancient volcanic cores) in the southern part of the island of Nevis. You will... more »

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Jewish Cemetery (Charlestown)
Ranked #17 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural

  During the 17th century, a group of Sephardic Jews who had previously been living for a while in Brazil, came north to Nevis, where they taught the British settlers the... more »

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Ranked #18 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Art Museums; Museums

Eva Wilkin was a very accomplished Caribbean artist, whose work has become quite valuable. Although trained in England, she lived on Nevis for 50 years, and in addition to her... more »

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Ranked #19 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Cultural

The great American statesman Alexander Hamilton was born on the Caribbean island of Nevis in 1757. He spent his childhood on the island up until the age of eight, when he and... more »

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Ranked #20 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Libraries; Cultural

The Courthouse and Library in Charlestown is an impressive, large, cut-stone building originally dating from 1825. The structure was partially rebuilt in 1875 after a fire, and... more »

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Ranked #21 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Newcastle Beach is on the northern side of Nevis, and so it faces the Narrows and the Atlantic Ocean rather than the Caribbean Sea.  The beach is named after the small village of... more »

Ranked #22 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural

Methodist missionaries first came to Nevis in the 1820's, preaching racial tolerance, and left four years later.  They quickly returned and are now the largest recognised religion... more »

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Ranked #23 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural

You can't help noticing Gingerland Methodist Church as you drive on the main road through St. George Gingerland parish; right beside the road you will see a very large... more »

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Memorial Square (Charlestown)
Ranked #24 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks

Memorial Square is the larger, and grander, of the two squares that form the center of Charlestown, the capital of Nevis, Eastern Caribbean. The Square very much still has the... more »

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Ranked #25 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Nevisian Heritage Village at Fothergills Estate, which was once a bustling sugar plantation and cotton ginning station is... more » Owner description: The Nevisian Heritage Village at Fothergills Estate, which was once a bustling sugar plantation and cotton ginning station is situated on the eastern side of the island, the village is nestled amid the lush evergreen vegetation on the lower slopes of the commanding Nevis Peak, a dormant volcano that makes a perfect backdrop. This Heritage Village largely depicts the evolution of Nevisian social history through housing. The houses, dating from the Carib Indian era, are replicas and are furnished with antiques and relics of their relevant periods. This includes the blacksmith’s shop, rum shop, and the shoe-maker’s shop, along with the dwelling houses and gardens. « less
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Ranked #26 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
The ruins of the once mighty British military stronghold.
Ranked #27 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Mysterious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums

The Horatio Nelson Museum is a surprisingly rich museum of Nelson memorabilia; in fact this collection is considered to be the best in the New World. In 2005 the museum celebrated... more »

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Ranked #29 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Ranked #30 of 33 attractions in Nevis
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

Mountravers Estate was a Nevis plantation that produced sugar for export for 300 years; the buildings of the estate are on the mountainside, directly above Pinney's Beach... more »

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