Nevis was untouched by the bitter disputes affecting its near neighbour. It became the region’s most profitable sugar cane producer and was a major spa destination for Britain’s rich people.

Nevis is a short ferry ride from St Kitts. The capital, Charlestown, is far more charming than Basseterre. Alexander Hamilton was born here in 1757 and the Horatio Nelson Museum commemorates the time spent by Nelson in the Caribbean.

Nelson married Fanny Nisbet, the governor’s niece, so there is a strong Nevisian connection to the Admiral.

Nevis is covered in lush vegetation and the former sugar cane plantations have been turned into charming inns. The beaches are beautifully sandy and it pays to take your time here.

Published by Julian Worker

I was born in Leicester. I attended school in Yorkshire and University in Liverpool. I have been to 93 countries and territories including The Balkans and Armenia in 2015, France and Slovakia in 2016, and some of the Greek Islands in 2017. My sense of humour is distilled from The Goons, Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, and Midsomer Murders. I love being creative in my writing and I love writing about travelling. My next books are a travel book about Greece and a novel inspired by Brexit.

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