THERE'S a tremendous amount going on in St Kitts, half of the two-island nation of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Situated in the West Indies, it's been ruled alternately by the French and the English, resulting in a fusion of heritage and architecture.
It may be small in size, but St Kitts has a variety of activities on offer.
As well as soaking up the sunshine, this is one of the best places you'll find in the Caribbean for hiking, water sports, shopping and bird watching. h i d The capital, Basseterre, is a delightful mix of small shops and manageable malls.
You can also explore Brimstone Hill Fortress, an important part of St Kitts' history and a recognised Unesco World Heritage site.
This fortress provides a view of the other islands surrounding St Kitts.
But here it's mainly about sea and sand. There's a wide range of beach bars, complete with happy hours, full moon parties and barbecues.
St Kitts has great diving and fishing opportunities for novices, as well as the more experienced.
The diving in St Kitts is deep and close to shore, so you won't have to go far, and all the necessary gear can be hired at the dive shops. …