Royal St. Kitts Golf Club#6 in Best Things To Do in St. Kitts & Nevis
The par-71 Royal St. Kitts Golf Club has 10 water hazards, 80 bunkers and stretches across 125-irrigated acres overlooking the sea. The views are incredible and the holes are challenging, according to recent golfers. Travelers add that the course is kept in great shape and that the staff members are friendly and helpful.
The golf course is located on the grounds of the St. Kitts Marriott Resort in Basseterre. Green fees peak around $165 for 18 holes, but discounts are available for hotel guests and nine-hole games. Club rentals and lessons are also available. You can tee off every day from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Check the official website for specific fees.
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#1 Brimstone Hill Fortress (St. Kitts)
This "Gibraltar of the West Indies" should be included on one day's itinerary for its photo ops. If you climb to its top slopes on a clear day, you can see up to six other islands in the distance. Or you could tour the fort's interior, stroll the grounds and snap images of nearby towns in the distance or the vibrant hues of the Caribbean Sea. If history is more your forte than photography, then you should note that Brimstone Hill Fortress is one of the best-preserved forts of the Americas. It was designated a national park in 1985 and became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999.
According to recent travelers, Brimstone Hill Fortress is worth more than just a stop on an island tour. If you have the time you should devote at least two hours to walking its grounds: many were impressed with how well maintained it is and the stunning views it provides. The fortress, which is located in northwestern St. Kitts, is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Entry costs $10 for adults and $5 for children. Head to the fort's website for more information and assistance on planning your visit.
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