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Overview Of The Port Of Basseterre

About Basseterre
Basseterre, the capital, is situated on the north west coast of the island of St Kitts, in the eastern Caribbean.

Places of interest include Independence Square, a former slave market and now an attractive park surrounded by 18th Century houses. Not far from Basseterre is Romney Manor, ruins of an old sugar plantation set in 6 acres of pretty gardens. The Caribelle Batik factory is situated in the grounds.

Brimstone Hill National Park is a huge fortress with a small museum, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The St Kitts Scenic Railway is a popular way of touring the island.

There are shops, restaurants and a few arts and craft galleries in Basseterre, the Pelican Shopping Mall offers more familiar branded goods.

Beaches range from the black sands further north, to Frigate Bay with it's soft white sand. There is an 18 hole Championship Golf Course here.

At Friar's Bay, you can swim in the Atlantic Ocean on one side, the Caribbean Sea the other.

Turtle Beach is a paradise for both nature lovers and bird watchers.

Goat Water Stew is a well known local dish as is Pelau, which combines chicken, pig tail, saltfish and vegetables with rice and pigeon peas. Rum is also popular as with most Caribbean islands.
Cruise Terminal
Port Zante Cruise Terminal in Basseterre is about 15 minutes walk into the centre of town. Facilities include a casino, shops and restaurants.

A ferry operates from the pier, over the tiny neighbouring island of Nevis.
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