Nevis

Nevis Travel Guide

Locals head instead to the secluded and palm-lined Paradise Beach. Bring your own towels and food; there are no services here.

Though sun-seeking Americans visit Nevis in winter, the island is at its most lively in July, during the annual weeklong Carnival-like party.

The hotel was built in 1778 to accommodate wealthy Europeans visiting Nevis’s therapeutic hot springs. The stone compound was converted into government offices in 2005, but the springs are still open to bathers free of charge.