Top things to do

Top Choice Gardens in South Nevis

Botanical Gardens of Nevis

It's easy to spend a couple of hours wandering around this enchanting symphony of orchids, palms, water-lily ponds, bamboo groves and other global flora interspersed with sculpture, pools, ponds and fountains. In th…
Top Choice International in South Nevis

Bananas Restaurant

A torchlit walkway leads to this enchanting hideaway hand-built by British transplant and former dancer Gillian Smith. Enjoy the tranquil vibe ensconced on the veranda, slurping tropical drinks and tucking into food…
Horse Racing in South Nevis

Indian Castle Race Track

Aside from cricket, there are few things that get the locals more excited than a ‘day at the races.’ Several times a year, usually around major holidays, the Nevis Turf and Jockey Club sponsors horse races starring …
Historic Site in South Nevis

Eden Brown Estate

On the remote east coast, this ruined 18th-century sugar plantation has the dubious distinction of being Nevis’ most haunted site. The grounds are open but badly overgrown and hard to find.
Beach in South Nevis

Windward Beach

Wild and remote Windward Beach has views across to Montserrat and is the only easily accessible south-shore beach. Backed by morning glory and low scrubby trees, it has fine gray sand and is great for meditative wal…
Church in South Nevis

St John’s Fig Tree Church

This 1680 stone church is famous for displaying – in a glass case in the back – a copy of the marriage record of Horatio Nelson and Fanny Nisbet. If you peek beneath the red carpet in the center aisle, you’ll find a…
Museum in South Nevis

Nevisian Heritage Village

This open-air museum illustrates Nevisian social history, from Carib times to the present, through a collection of recreated traditional buildings furnished with period relics. Exhibits include a Carib chief’s thatc…