St Kitts and Nevis makes for a classic luxury break in the Caribbean

ByStephen Jones
Everyone from Princess Diana to John Cleese has enjoyed getting away from it all to this country discovered by Columbus in 1493 and which is in the middle of an exciting transition

Before the chattering monkeys swung in to gawp at me in my private infinity pool, I had been warned that the best thing to do is to keep moving, as if you don’t it unnerves them, as they pluck fruit from the trees shrouding your rainforest cabin.

Nobody explained, however, that doing anything other than standing still is near impossible when you are awestruck by the beauty of the sunset taking place over the ocean.

The monkeys’ unannounced appearance was yet another in a slew of surprises on my trip to St Kitts and Nevis – which constitute one country – discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493.

Like Jamaica, Antigua or Barbados before tourism took over, St Kitts and Nevis are in the middle of an exciting transition, but the islands intend to ensure their heritage and habitat are protected.Read More..

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