Welcome to Southeast Peninsula

Heading south on the main road, which runs for 8 miles from Frigate Bay, you cross over steep St Timothy’s Hill before shooting downhill via a new tunnel that opened in 2016. Hold onto the steering wheel, for your breath will likely be taken away by the view that unfolds as you exit the tunnel. The road itself – called Kennedy A Simmons Hwy after the islands' first prime minister – has been completely resurfaced.

Top experiences in Southeast Peninsula

Southeast Peninsula activities

$90 Tours & Sightseeing

St Kitts 360 Island Sightseeing Tour

To have a 360 degree experience of St Kitts and discover the jewel of the Caribbean from a natural, cultural, historical and contemporary standpoint.In the heart of Basseterre you will see the former slave market surrounded by some of the best preserved British and French colonial architecture in the entire Caribbean. As you journey West from Basseterre, you will pass the Cenotaph - a memorial to St Kitts' sons who served in both of the World Wars. Next you will visit the Fort lands area, previously home to a garrison that now houses elegant restaurants, a boutique hotel, private homes, foreign embassies and other diplomatic outposts.Progressing further west you will see the national hospital, local Coca-Cola bottling company, a uniquely positioned nest of egrets and two off-shore universities, Then you will visit the site of St. Kitts' bloodiest massacre Bloody Point. Next you will go through the pristine rainforest where you will amble along the verdant paths of the river trail as your guide gives you an illustrative overview of the flora and fauna found there.Following that, you will take a trip to the home of the local batik handicraft facility. Since 1974, the skilled artisans at Caribelle Batik have worked diligently to produce distinctive clothing designs by employing this ancient art form. The rest of Romney Manor boasts botanical delights overflowing from the nearby Wingfield rainforest onto the 12 acres of this immaculately maintained property. Carib petroglyphs can be found at the entrance to the Wingfield estate.Moving onward, you will drive through Middle Island - home of the first Anglican church on St Kitts and the burial site of English explorer and settler Sir Thomas Warner, before passing by Brimstone Hill - the Gibraltar of the West Indies and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Next visit Black Rocks, the site where massive boulders were deposited by the last volcanic eruption. Refreshments are served at this point while visitors take photos of the area.As you make your way to the end point of this incredible journey through picture perfect paradise, you will be driven through one of the more affluent and recently developed areas of St Kitts - Frigate Bay. After that you'll make your way to the crest of Timothy Hill on the Southeast peninsula, where you can behold the breathtaking views of the sister island of Nevis - bordered by the Caribbean Sea, as well as the stunning sight of the energetic Atlantic Ocean, on both sides of the peninsula.Finally, on either South Friar's or Cockleshell beach you can participate at your leisure in a variety of beachfront activities including but not limited to horseback riding, aquatic sports, jet skiing, the children's trampoline and more. Or, you just might prefer to put the ultimate finishing touches to your amazing Kittitian excursion by having a rejuvenating holistic massage.

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