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How to Get To St. Kitts

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In the heart of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, St. Kitts sits wedged between the gentle waters of the Caribbean and the raucous shores of the Atlantic. Arriving here is as easy as catching a plane ride, hopping on a ferry, or setting sail on a cruise.

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AirTake to
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St. Kitts is easily reached from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, several Caribbean islands and continental Europe on a number of international airlines, with flights arriving daily at Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport.

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FerryMakana Ferry

The waters of the Caribbean are connected by ferries that travel between islands. Makana Ferry is our trusted travel partner for laid-back ferry voyages from Saba, Statia, and St. Maarten to St. Kitts. 

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YachtMarinas & Protected Anchorages

The island’s well-equipped marinas make it easy to navigate the waters surrounding St. Kitts and Nevis aboard your own vessel. Find a slip at one of our marinas or drop your anchor on one of our protected anchorages to enjoy the island from a nautical point of view.

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St. Kitts

A number of cruise lines that travel throughout the Eastern Caribbean plan for stops in St. Kitts, dropping travelers off in the ever-charming Port Zante. From there, the island’s all yours.

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Getting Around

The fun begins once you finally dock up or touch down. Taxis are the most widely accessible form of transportation on the island and can be found near the airport, cruise dock, hotels, and major attractions. Rental cars are also available—just remember to drive on the left side.

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Note that taxis are not metered; fixed rates, in E.C. dollars, are posted at the airport. Rates are the same for 1 to 4 passengers. The fare to the closest hotel in Basseterre is US$16; to the farthest point, US$50. Contact the St. Kitts Taxi Association for assistance (869/465-8487; 869/465-4253; 869/465-7818 after hours)

 Find Your Island Guide 

St. Kitts Destination Specialists are trained to help you know your way around the island. From helping you find the perfect hotel to arranging excursions and tours for your travel group, they’ll take the guesswork out of getting to experience everything St. Kitts has to offer. 

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