Couples wishing to marry in St. Kitts must have a valid passport or photo ID, original or certified copy of a birth certificate, and a single status report. Divorce and death decrees are also required if applicable. Check with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for additional details.
Citizens of Canada need only to present proof of citizenship, preferably a passport or birth certificate. Citizens of the US are required to have valid passports. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.
The official language of St. Kitts is English.
The currency in use on St. Kitts is the Eastern Caribbean dollar, though US dollars are widely accepted.
Climate & Beaches
St. Kitts enjoys a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 74 degrees F to 88 degrees F. The rainy season runs from May to November.
There are a number of preserved, white-sand beaches in St. Kitts, including Banana Bay and Cockleshell Bay. Half moon bay has no facilities, but the body surfing on this Atlantic-facing beach is quite good. Pump Bay is a great option for beginning snorkelers and divers and has beautiful black sand beaches.
Activities & Attractions
If you haven’t tried flyboarding on a vacation yet, it’s a unique and exhilarating sport that uses jet propulsion to help you hover in the air above the water. The Brimstone Hill Fortress is a historic, United Nations World-Heritage-protected park with a 38-acre fortress and stunning ruins. In Basseterre, St. Kitts’ capital, a number of water sport excursions are housed, so be sure to try diving, catamaran sailing or kite boarding. On land, try a hike through the Valley of Giants or zip line through the rainforest.