St Kitts and Nevis climate
Sea breezes help the tropical climate of St Kitts and Nevis stay cool and comfortable. Temperatures hover around the mid-20s all year and there are no distinct seasons. It rains throughout the year, but hurricane season lasts from July to November.
When to fly to St Kitts and Nevis
Peak season in the Caribbean is during the winter months (December to early April), and when most travellers book flights to St Kitts to escape the cold. December to April is the peak travel season, so book St Kitts flights and accommodations ahead of time.
St Kitts and Nevis are in the hurricane belt, which could mean rain and high winds during hurricane season (June through November). If you're booking flights to St Kitts and Nevis during this time, plan ahead by packing rain gear and a few warm cover-ups.
Getting around St Kitts and Nevis
Car rentals offer travellers the most freedom to explore the island. Drivers stay to the left in St Kitts and Nevis. Travellers who want to rent a car need to secure a temporary driving license.
Taxi or bus service is another option for exploring the island. Bus service is sporadic but is most dependable during the morning and afternoon. Taxis are not metered, and fixed rates are posted in airport and ferry terminals. Many taxi drivers also act as guides and offer island tours for reasonable prices.
Mountain biking and all-terrain vehicles are popular ways to enjoy the island, and for those travellers wishing to explore neighbouring islands, hop a ferry for a small fee and head along the Caribbean to the nearby island destinations.
St Kitts and Nevis insider information
Fort and plantations are abundant throughout the island. Grab a tour guide booklet and start exploring. Many of the forts are still reminiscent from the colonial period.
Independence Square will introduce first-time travellers to St. Kitts to the island's history.
The beaches of St Kitts are some of the most beautiful in the world. Ranging in colour from snow-white to black sand, each beach offers travellers a bit of peace and relaxation.