Basseterre
in Saint George Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.295 and -62.726 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 17' 41" and W -62° 43' 33"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - XCD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:07 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/St_Kitts
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:37 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-20.298 and 118.569 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Finucane
References
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Explore Basseterre

Basseterre in Saint George Basseterre with it's 12,920 inhabitants is a city in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Basseterre is now 10:07 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / St Kitts with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Basseterre, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saint Kitts and Nevis is Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park in a distance of 103 mi (or 166 km), East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Monkey Hill, Trinity, Cayon, Nicola Town and Middle Island. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1018.8 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 74% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 18th of June 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Marriott's St. Kitts Beach Club

Address
2,7 mi
858 Frigate Bay Road
Frigate Bay
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino

Address
2,7 mi
858 Frigate Bay Road
Frigate Bay
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Royal St.Kitts Hotel

Address
2,7 mi
406 Zenway Blvd 
Frigate Bay
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


OCEAN TERRACE INN - BASSETERRE

Address
0,6 mi
WIGLEY AVENUE FORTLANDS
St. Kitts
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Rock Haven Bed & Breakfast

Address
2,1 mi
Scenic Drive
Frigate Bay
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SUGAR BAY CLUB SUITES AND HOTEL

Address
2,5 mi
FRIGATE BAY P.O. BOX 341
0 Basseterre
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Timothry Beach Resort

Address
2,8 mi
1 South Frigate Bay Beach
St. Kitts
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Culture House

Address
2,2 mi
Conaree Bay
Basseterre
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Bird Rock Beach Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Bird Rock Rd Saint Kitts
N/A Basseterre
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Belle Mont Farm LEGEND

Address
0,8 mi
THE VILLAGE KITTITIAN HILL
BASSETERRE
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Basseterre, St. Kitts - Port Zante HD (2013)

Published: January 02, 2014
Length: 05:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

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Basseterre, St. Kitts - Independence of the Seas Departure HD (2013)

Published: December 29, 2013
Length: 00:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

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Quantum of the Seas, Basseterre, St. Kitts

Published: January 25, 2015
Length: 35:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mogens Hallas

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Arriving at the port of Bassetette in the two island country of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Published: November 12, 2014
Length: 24:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RyanReporting

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Basseterre, St. Kitts - Cruise Ship Pier HD (2015)

Published: February 19, 2015
Length: 18:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

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Basseterre, St. Kitts - Independence of the Seas at Port Zante HD (2013)

Published: December 31, 2013
Length: 33:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

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Basseterre, St. Kitts - Downtown HD (2013)

Published: January 02, 2014
Length: 32:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

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Basseterre, St. Kitts - Independence of the Seas Arrival Time Lapse HD (2013)

Published: December 20, 2013
Length: 22:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

Basseterre, estimated population 15500 in 2000, is the capital of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. Geographically, the Basseterre port is located at 17°18′N 62°44′...


Basseterre, St. Kitts - Independence of the Seas Departure Time Lapse HD (2013)

Published: December 20, 2013
Length: 08:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

Basseterre, estimated population 15500 in 2000, is the capital of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. Geographically, the Basseterre port is located at 17°18′N 62°44′...


How to spend a day in St Kitts in the Caribbean. A Tips for Travellers Video Tour

Published: January 16, 2013
Length: 45:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tips For Travellers

St Kitts in the Caribbean. Tips for Travellers Video Tour. Cruise ships are a key source of revenue and traffic, this video tour suggests the ideal day in St Kitts. Cunard Queen mary 2 and...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Geography of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a twin island country with a total landmass of just 104 square miles . The island of St. Kitts, the larger of the two, is 68 square miles in size and is located at latitude 17.30 N, and longitude 62.80 W. Nevis is 36 square miles and located at latitude 17.10 N, longitude 62.35 W, approximately 3 km south-east of St. Kitts. They are about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago.

Located at 17.3333, -62.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis

The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, located in the Leeward Islands, is a federal two-island state in the West Indies. It is the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, in both area and population. The capital city and headquarters of government for the federated state is Basseterre on the larger island of Saint Kitts. The smaller island of Nevis lies about 2 miles (3 km) southeast of Saint Kitts, across a shallow channel called "The Narrows".

Located at 17.3, -62.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean countries, Member states of the Caribbean Community, Constitutional monarchies, English-speaking countries and territories, Federal countries, Former British colonies, Island countries, Lesser Antilles, Liberal democracies, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, States and territories established in 1983, Member states of the United Nations

Saint Kitts

Saint Kitts (also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island is an island in the West Indies. The west side of the island borders the Caribbean Sea, and the eastern coast faces the Atlantic Ocean. Saint Kitts and the neighbouring island of Nevis constitute one country: the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The island is one of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. It is situated about 2,100 km southeast of Miami, Florida. The land area of St.

Located at 17.25, -62.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Lesser Antilles, Islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Former English colonies, Former French colonies

Basseterre

Basseterre, estimated population 15,500 in 2000, is the capital of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. Geographically, the Basseterre port is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:17|18|N|62|44|W||| |primary |name= }}, on the south western coast of Saint Kitts Island, and it is one of the chief commercial depots of the Leeward Islands.

Located at 17.3, -62.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Capitals in the Caribbean, Capitals in North America, Populated coastal places in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Populated places in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Populated places established in 1627, Basseterre

Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park

Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the island of St. Kitts in the Federation of St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis in the Eastern Caribbean. It was designed by British military engineers and built and maintained by African slaves. It is one of the best preserved historical fortifications in the Americas. Cannon were first mounted on Brimstone Hill in 1690, when the British used them to recapture Fort Charles from the French.

Located at 17.3475, -62.8354 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Geography of Saint Kitts and Nevis, World Heritage Sites in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Protected areas established in 1987

Warner Park Sporting Complex

Warner Park Sporting Complex is an athletic facility in Basseterre, St. Kitts, St. Kitts and Nevis. It includes the Warner Park Stadium, which was one of the hosts for the 2007 Cricket World Cup. It is named after Sir Thomas Warner, the explorer who established the first English colony on St. Kitts. The eastern segment contains the cricket pitch, pavilion, media centre and seating for 4,000 which can be increased with temporary stands to 10,000 for major events.

Located at 17.2986, -62.7219 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Test cricket grounds in the West Indies, Sports venues in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Athletics (track and field) venues in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Football venues in Saint Kitts and Nevis, National stadiums, Basseterre

Christ Church Nichola Town Parish

Christ Church Nichola Town is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. The fifth largest parish on Saint Kitts, it is located on the east coast of the main island of Saint Kitts. The parish capital is Nichola Town and its largest town is Molyneux.

Located at 17.3678, -62.7603 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint George Basseterre Parish

Saint George Basseterre is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is the largest parish on Saint Kitts and the second largest parish in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is by far the most populous parish in the federation, holding nearly a third of the country's population. It is home to the city of Basseterre, capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and also has a longer coastline than any other parish in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Located at 17.2917, -62.6917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint John Capisterre Parish

Saint John Capisterre is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is the second largest parish on Saint Kitts, and the third largest parish in the federation (the largest being Saint James Windward Parish). The capital of the parish is Dieppe Bay Town.

Located at 17.3869, -62.7969 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Mary Cayon Parish

Saint Mary Cayon is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is located on the main island of Saint Kitts and the parish capital is Cayon.

Located at 17.3608, -62.7561 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Peter Basseterre Parish

Saint Peter Basseterre is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is located on the main island of Saint Kitts and the parish capital is Monkey Hill.

Located at 17.3369, -62.7289 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Trinity Palmetto Point Parish

Trinity Palmetto Point is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It ranks 6th in terms of size of all the parishes on Saint Kitts. The parish capital is Palmetto Point.

Located at 17.3272, -62.7703 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Thomas Middle Island Parish

Saint Thomas Middle Island is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is the third largest parish on the island of Saint Kitts, and fourth largest in the federation. The parish capital is Middle Island.

Located at 17.3553, -62.8058 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Sandy Point Town

Sandy Point is the second largest town in the island of St. Kitts, Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles. This town is situated on the north-west coast of St. Kitts and is the capital of Saint Anne Sandy Point Parish. It is strongly believed that the area known as Sandy Point was the original landing point for the English sea captain and explorer, Sir Thomas Warner, in 1623. After being founded in the 1620s, the town became the commercial centre of St.

Located at 17.35, -62.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Populated places established in 1623

Independence Square (Basseterre)

Independence Square was named on the occasion of St. Kitts and Nevis achieving political independence on September 19, 1983. Originally called Pall Mall Square, The Government first acquired it in 1750 and it rapidly became the administrative, commercial and social centre of Basseterre. The Square was the site of the slave market. Slaves arriving from Africa were temporarily quartered in the basement of a building on the south side of the Square.

Located at 17.2961, -62.7223 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Basseterre

Berkeley Memorial

The Berkeley Memorial stands in the centre of the Circus in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis. The memorial features a drinking fountain as well as a clock. There are four clock faces, each one facing one of the four streets leading to the Circus. It was built in honour of Thomas B.H. Berkeley, a former president of the General Legislative Council in the 1880s.

Located at 17.2953, -62.7237 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Basseterre

Bloody Point

Bloody Point is a headland in Trinity Parish, Saint Kitts. The Stone Fort or Bloody River runs towards Bloody Point. In 1626, English and French settlers killed most of the Carib population at Bloody point.

Located at 17.3033, -62.7885 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Landforms of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Spooner's Estate

Spooner's Estate is a historical site in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is located near the Southern entrance of town of Cayon. The site is noted as being one of the finest examples of agro-industrial history on Saint Kitts, and contains the only surviving cotton ginnery on the island. The estate began as an animal-driven sugar mill estate possible around the late 17th century, and converted to steam power in the late 19th century. Around 1900, its ownership changed hands and Sendall and Wade.

Located at 17.3476, -62.7371 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Buildings and structures in Saint Kitts and Nevis

St. George's Anglican Church (Basseterre)

St. George's Anglican Church is an Anglican church in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Located at 17.2962, -62.7191 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Church buildings in the Caribbean, Anglican churches in the Caribbean, Buildings and structures in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Religion in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Religious buildings completed in 1859, 19th-century Anglican church buildings, Basseterre

Great Salt Pond

Great Salt Pond is the largest lake in Saint Kitts and Nevis. it is located close to the end of the Southeast Peninsula, just to the north of The Narrows. It is a habitat for birds like the common gallinule, invertebrates, fish, and is a nursery for other sea dwelling fish.

Located at 17.2333, -62.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bodies of water of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lakes of the Caribbean

South Friar's Bay

South Friar's Bay is one of the two bays that stretch along the coast of the isthmus connecting the Southeast Peninsula, with the rest of the island of Saint Kitts. It is longer than its northern neighbour. At their closest, the two coasts are less than one kilometre apart.

Located at 17.2667, -62.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bodies of water of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Bays of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Frigate Bay

Frigate Bay is the name of two bays located close together on the island of Saint Kitts. The two bays are located southeast of the capital Basseterre, at the northern end of the isthmus joining the Southeast Peninsula with the rest of the island. Frigate Bay North is extensively developed, and lies against the rougher Atlantic coast of the island. Frigate Bay Beach, on the calmer south coast, is a popular beach with Basseterre locals.

Located at 17.2667, -62.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bodies of water of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Bays of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Beaches of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Landforms of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Olivees Mountain

Olivees Mountain is the third highest peak on the island of Saint Kitts in the Caribbean. At 886 metres, it is some 250 metres shorter than Mount Liamuiga, which lies six kilometres to the northwest, and is shorter than Verchild's Mountain, 4.3 kilometers to the northwest.

Located at 17.3167, -62.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Windsor University School of Medicine

Windsor University School of Medicine is a private medical school located in Cayon, Saint Kitts, in the Caribbean. Windsor confers upon its graduates the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. The university also has clinical education campuses in Carbondale, Illinois, Houghton Lake, Michigan, and Sidney, Ohio. Administrative offices are located in Monee, Illinois.

Located at 17.3598, -62.7361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
For-profit universities and colleges, Schools of medicine in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Educational institutions established in 1998

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saint Kitts and Nevis)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the ministry responsible for handling the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis' external relations and its diplomatic missions abroad. The ministry's current director is Minister of Foreign Affairs and Education, Sam Condor, who also acts as the country's Deputy Prime Minister and as a member of the Kittitian Parliament.

Located at 17.2954, -62.7251 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Foreign affairs ministries

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