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Why Stay At The Hermitage
For those in search of authentic Caribbean charm, this centuries-old plantation property on Nevis is the perfect choice.
The English-speaking Caribbean isle of Nevis dates as far back as Alexander Hamilton, and all of the 18th-century structures on the island are found at The Hermitage Plantation Inn. The main house was built before sugar plantations sprouted in the Caribbean, and over time it's been an artist's studio and the headquarters for the minister of agriculture. Gingerbread latticework, rainbow-colored cottages, sprawling swimming pools, a horse and carriage, and a leafy location on the edge of the rainforest 800 feet above sea level make this one of the region's truly unique hotels. Inside, you'll find handwoven hammocks, mahogany canopy beds, wide-plank floors, antique china, and a traditional library. Bottom line: The property, now run by a friendly Philadelphia family, still has a mix of quirky folksiness and plantation-style luxury that's sure to impress.
A jacket and tie are not required for dinner, but smart casual wear is de rigueur in the evening in lieu of shorts and sandals.
Be sure to explore the island's interior—home to cobblestoned roads and historic brick structures—in addition to the island's well-known beaches.
Arrive at Bradshaw International Airport (SKB), and take the water ferry over to Nevis (about 20 minutes). The hotel offers transfers: $80/person each way to/from the airport.The Hermitage Plantation Inn, Charlestown, Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Sun Deck
- Outdoor Pool
- Car Rental
- Spa Services
- Tennis Courts
- Horse Stables
- Wireless Internet
- Unique Design
- Private Porches
- Four-Poster Beds
- Antique Furnishings
- Coffee Makers
- In-Room Safes
- Hair Dryers
- Irons + Ironing Boards
- Ceiling Fans
- Outdoor Dining
- Afternoon Tea
- 2-person occupancy in Deluxe Cottage
- 2-adult + 2-children occupancy in Luxury Cottage
- Full breakfast each morning
- Welcome drink upon arrival
Why We Love Nevis
Authentic island intimacy. No high-rise hotels. No traffic lights. No worries.
History Tour: Museum of Nevis History. Located in a lava stone house where Alexander Hamilton was born, the Museum of Nevis History highlights the island's colorful past.
Afternoon Idyll: Botanical Garden of Nevis. Spend an hour or two at the 1787 Bistro at this beautiful location, three miles outside of Charlestown, and relax with views of orchids and tropical flora and fauna.
Sporting Stop: Nevis Turf & Jockey Club. Its oceanfront Indian Castle racetrack is one of the most scenic racetracks in the world. It hosts monthly races, usually around major holidays.
Why Go Now
October 23 - 27, 2013
Latin Festival St. Kitts
Four-day festival featuring a great selection of latin dance styles and beats.
Various locations, St. Kitts.
Third week of October 2013
Nevis International Culinary Heritage Exposition
The event brings guest chefs to the islands for cooking demonstrations and wine tastings.
November 1 - 30, 2013
Festival celebrating the island's history with jump-up sessions, DJs and a Miss Shadorama Queen Pageant title.
Basseterre, St. Kitts.