Nevis

Potter showing his latest creations in Nevis

Local potter showing his latest creations in Nevis; credit Nevis Tourist Authority

Nevis

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Lush vegetation everywhere suggests that Nevis should be called the Garden Island of the Caribbean. Sample its verdant interior and mostly empty beaches. In no time, you’ll slow down to appreciate the natural beauty around you.

History
The island’s name is derived from the date when Christopher Columbus sailed here in 1493 and called it “Nuestra Senora de Las Nieves”, which means “Our Lady of the Snows” because of the cloud-capped mountain reminding him of snow … More

Eco-Travel
The inland is mountainous with ample green hiking trails for adventurous travelers. Locals also say the best beaches on Nevis are on the northern and western shores. But all the beaches are well-attended, open to the public … More

Attractions
This petite island has five beautifully-restored sugar plantations that are now elegant inns. Each has its own personality, style, amenities and history. Montpelier Plantation Inn, British in style and demeanor … More

Travel Tips
The major holidays are New Year’s Day, Culturama, Good Friday, Easter, Easter Monday, May Day, Whit Monday, Queen’s Birthday, August Monday … More



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