Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Settled by the French following the partition of St Kitts in 1628, the island capital, Basseterre, on the Caribbean coast, is French in name only today. Although boasting some Georgian architecture and a selection of reasonable quality restaurants and bars, it is not a particularly attractive town, of interest mainly for its hustle and bustle – made more frantic by street reggae and soca sound systems – and as the place to catch ferries, buses and taxis. You'll not need more than half a day to fully explore the town before heading on to more interesting island attractions. With the recent growth …
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Ocean Terrace Inn

Set amidst tropical gardens along a hillside with views of Basseterre Harbour, Ocean Terrace Inn is just a quarter-mile from the city itself. The resort offers both room only and All-Inclusive ...

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Brimstone Hill Fortress

750 feet above the sea stands this massive fortress designed by British military engineers. Construction began in 1690 by Africans who were brought over as ...

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Kentucky Fried Chicken

This is the only "American Fast Food" restaurant on the island. It was opened approximately four years ago and welcomed wholeheartedly by the local patrons. Come on in and enjoy ...