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About Nevis

If you're looking for peace and the laid-back Caribbean charms of yesteryear, then Nevis is for you. Beautifully preserved plantation houses - many of which have been converted into the best places to stay in Nevis - in a near perfect tropical setting. Complete with idyllic white beaches and splendid hummingbirds is what makes this island a joyful place for nature lovers to relax.

Nevis's history is just as dramatic but possibly more carefully preserved than neighbour St Kitts.It boasts some even more famous citizens and relations including Horatio Nelson and US founding father Alexander Hamilton.

Nevis's beautiful beaches are relatively uncrowded and behind them are the bougainvillea and hibiscus that are home to the island's wonderful hummingbird population.

The island's peak, Mt. Nevis, makes a nice little challenge for walkers and this island certainly suits those who like to get out and do things in the great outdoors (there are plenty of cycle trails too).

What not to miss:

  • Unwind on the pristine (and quiet) white sand beaches.
  • Hike to the top of Mt. Nevis and enjoy the panoramic views from its vantage.
  • Learn of one of America's founding father's Alexander Hamilton at the Alexander Hamilton Museum.
  • Wander through the charming capital, Charlestown.

Our selection of the best places to stay in Nevis ranges from stunning former plantation properties to a boutique B&B offering fantastic value for money.

For families

  • Oualie Beach Resort, is a collection of large, cottage-style rooms sitting right against the sand of Oualie Bay. As well as comfortable, creamy decor, there's an excellent spa, a beach restaurant and bike hire.
  • The Hermitage Inn is an iconic manor house on a stunning plantation, which offers accommodation in rooms or cottages - both options are very chic. The restaurant has a good reputation and you're not far from the beach. They also combine rooms to easily accommodate families.

For an island hideaway

  • The Banyan Tree B&B is a beautifully renovated 17th Century stone house now offering three comfortable and charming B&B style rooms. You're not far from the beach, but you're also close to the walking opportunities of the mountains.
  • Golden Rock is a secluded gem nestled into a lush, tropical hillside and offering stunning views from boutique-y stone cottages surrounded by humming birds.
  • The Montpelier Plantation Inn is a sophisticated plantation conversion with 19 rooms, three fine dining restaurants and stunning grounds - set on a beautiful, tropical hillside. They also have a hotel boat.
  • Nisbet Plantation Inn is a stunning hotel set in 36 acres of coconut plantation and surrounded by white sands. Beautiful rooms and suites, painted in muted pastels with private balconies and all the mod cons.

For a beach break

  • The Four Seasons is a five star hotel with unrivalled facilities and contemporary chic style. As well as all you'd expect from a larger resort. The Four Seasons has a golf course, lively bars and a spectacular infinity pool.

For an apartment or villa

  • If you're travelling with family or a group of friends it may be a better option to book a villa or apartment. For a wide range of properties for all tastes and budgets we recommend you visit our online partner Booking.com.

Travel information

  • Fly to St Kitts' Robert L Bradshaw International Airport then transfer from St Kitts to Nevis by sea.
  • The high-season runs from mid-December to April when the weather is at its best. While the Caribbean hurricane season officially runs from June to November, September and October are the most likely months to encounter major storms.
  • If you plan to hire a car, we recommend you visit our online partner Rentalcars.

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    Best Hotels in Nevis

    • Oualie Beach 32 rooms from £143

      Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

      A charming hotel in Oualie Bay, Nevis with direct access to the beach. Large cottage-style rooms with four poster beds, creamy furnishings, and private balconies. Excellent spa and therapeutic treatments, beach restaurant, and bikes to hire. Family friendly and excellent value.

      Views  -  Great views from hotel
      Beach Life
      Families
      Value chic
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    • Banyan Tree B&B 3 rooms from £115

      Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

      A charmingly renovated 17th century stone house with a beautiful garden filled with wildlife. Not far from Nevis mountain, eight surrounding beaches, and plenty of hiking trails. Just three bedrooms filled with antique furniture, private balconies, and views out to sea and towards mountains.

      Views  -  Serene mountain and seaviews from a distance.
      Value chic
      Sailing  -  Can be booked nearby.
      Birdwatching  -  Good birding near the hotel.
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    • Four Seasons 196 rooms from £184

      Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

      A Five Star hotel with unrivalled facilities and luxury in a league of its own. Beautiful rooms and suites, contemporary chic in style with all the mod cons. Fabulous restaurants, golf course, infinity pools, spa, beach cabanas, tennis courts, and lively bars. Romantic, buzzing, top of the range.

      Beach Life  -  You can rent a luxury beach-style cabana for the day.
      Spa breaks  -  Spectacular spa facilities and complex.
      Swimming Pool  -  Three beautiful infinity pools.
      Foodies  -  Fabulous Caribbean cuisine.
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    • Nisbet Plantation Inn 36 rooms from £227

      Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

      A stunning hotel set in 36 acres of coconut plantation and surrounded by white sands. Beautiful rooms and suites, painted in muted pastels with private balconies and all the mod cons. Fabulous Coconuts restaurant, cottage-style spa, tennis courts, and a lively bar. Dreamy.

      Garden  -  Stunning grounds, 30 acres of them, dotted with coconut trees.
      Foodies  -  Fabulous Caribbean cuisine of lobster, seafood and fruit.
      Spa breaks  -  Cottage-style spa.
      Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    • Golden Rock 11 rooms from £138

      Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

      A real gem nestled in a secluded tropical hillside setting. A collection of stone cottages surrounded by humming birds, and that's about it. Boutique rooms all with private verandahs, pool, stunning views into the distance, and an excellent restaurant. Very harmonious.

      Total relaxation  -  Complete peace and tranquility in a jungly setting.
      Luxury
      Views  -  Great views from hotel
      Value chic
      Recommended by  -  Tablet
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    • Hermitage Inn 15 rooms from £138

      Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

      An iconic collection of rooms, cottages, and a manor house on a stunning plantation. Very boutique, very chic throughout. Each room has all the mod cons and verandahs. Beautiful grounds, swimming pool, and a renowned restaurant. Not far from the beach, luxurious, family friendly.

      Families  -  The manor house has three double bedrooms which you can book out as a family or group.
      Groups
      Romantic Break
      Great walks  -  Nature trails on your doorstep
      Recommended by  -  I Escape, Fodors
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    • Montpelier Plantation Inn 19 rooms from £173

      Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis

      A fabulous hotel on a plantation. Sophisticated rooms and suites with four poster beds and all the mod cons. Three fine dining restaurants, charming spa, stunning grounds and pool. A tropical hillside setting and an iconic Caribbean atmosphere. Romantic and luxurious.

      Views  -  Panoramic views all around
      Luxury
      Romantic Break
      On the beach  -  Beach with hammocks, cabanas and beach bar
      Recommended by  -  I Escape, Relais & Chateaux
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