Nevis Island Tourism News and Notes

Spicy Grilled Tuna Recipe - Nevis Island

Spicy Grilled Tuna Recipe – Nevis Island

Grilled Tuna Recipe - Spicy and Delicious Ingredients: 4 Tuna steaks about 1 inch thick 2 Tablespoons freshly grated Ginger 1 ½ Teaspoons ground Cumin 1 ½ Teaspoons ground Coriander ½ Teaspoon ground Marjoram or ...
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Geothermal Drilling Site in Hamilton, Nevis

Nevis Geothermal Drilling Project Receives Numerous Bids

Geothermal Drilling Site In Hamilton, Nevis The Nevis Geothermal Drilling Project has received a significant amount of interest from potential bidders, resulting in the bidding process being extended until March 09, 2023. The Premier Hon ...
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Cape Air Plane In Nevis

Cape Air Flights Return To Nevis

Cape Air Plane At Nevis International Airport Big news from the sunny Caribbean island of Nevis – Cape Air is back in action! On February 15, 2023, the airline kicked off its operations at Vance ...
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Nevisian Heritage Village

Nevisian Heritage Village Celebrates 20 Years

Nevisian Heritage Village Architecture Get ready to celebrate in style because the Nevisian Heritage Village at Fothergills in Gingerland is turning 20 on Wednesday, February 22, 2023! It's going to be a day filled with ...
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Mervin "Mansa" Tyson

Mervin “Mansa” Tyson Passes Away

Mervin Mansa Tyson - Agro-Tourism Innovator The Ministry of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) publicly mourns the loss of well-known Nevisian farmer/ entrepreneur Mr. Mervin “Mansa” Tyson. In a statement published on its ...
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Agri-Expo New Name For Nevis Agriculture Open Day

Agri-Expo New Name For Nevis Agriculture Open Day

Agri-Expo - Nevis Agriculture Open Day The Nevis Department of Agriculture is set to host its annual Agriculture Open Day from March 30 to 31 at the Elquemedo T. Willett Park. However, the event is ...
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Nevis Island is the smaller of the two islands that make up the small Caribbean island nation of Saint Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis. A former British colony, the islands became independent in 1983. They are separated by a 2-mile wide channel known as “The Narrows”.

Nevis is not very commercially developed. It is still a very quiet and relaxing island, and a lot safer than many Caribbean islands. The local people who live on Nevis Island are kind and welcoming, but Nevisians who don’t work with tourists on a regular basis tend to be shy at first. Nevis has one of the highest literacy rates in the world; education and religion are very important aspects of the islanders’ lives.

The island of Nevis is divided into five parishes:

  • Saint George, Gingerland
  • Saint James, Windward
  • Saint John, Figtree
  • Saint Paul, Charlestown
  • Saint Thomas, Lowland

Nevis Island is almost round in outline, with a large dormant volcano (known as Nevis Peak) in the middle. The island divides naturally into three regions: the peak itself, which is so steep that it was never farmed, the coastal plain which rises up towards the central mountain, and hills of various sizes around the island which are the remnants of far more ancient volcanic activity.

Charlestown, the capital of Nevis, is a small, picturesque town, with a Main Street lined with Georgian stone buildings which are examples of the architectural style of the colonial era, sporting breezy balconies and wooden upper floors over a ground floor built of stone.