St Kitts Weddings

Saint Kitts (also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island (Saint-Christophe in French)) is an island in the West Indies. The west side of the island borders the Caribbean Sea, and the eastern coast faces the Atlantic Ocean. Saint Kitts and the neighboring island of Nevis constitute one country: the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The capital of the two-island nation, and also its largest port, is the town of Basseterre on Saint Kitts.

 

St Kitts has dramatic wedding beach locations scenery and colorful history. It is famous around the world for excellent preservation of its ecosystems.Nature lovers will enjoy  the lava formations, tropical forests, and seaside lagoons.

 

St Kitts was the 1st British colonial outpost in the West Indies. There are reminders of colonial history all over the island. The cannons still point out over the sea at Brimstone Hill fortress a UNESCO world heritage site and Basseterre the capital has much colorful colonial architecture.

 

St. Kitts is easily reached with direct service from the US (under 3 hours), as well as from Canada, the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe. A wide range of international airlines and charter carriers serve the island regularly. And the major airlines serving the Caribbean continue to add more flights to St. Kitts on a regular basis. The island’s easy proximity also makes it a favorite port-of-call for most of the major cruise lines.

 

Fast Facts:

  • Local Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD$). U.S. bills are accepted by most stores and businesses and change is given in E.C. currency. U.S. coins are not accepted. Exchange Rate$1.00 USD = $2.70 XCD
  • Immigration & Customs: Visitors must have a valid passport to enter Bermuda.
  • Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time throughout the year. 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (-4 GMT). Daylight Saving Time is not observed.
  • Climate:The climate of St. Kitts can be classified as tropical marine. A tropical marine climate is influenced mainly by the seas surrounding the area, and typified by two main seasons: a wet season and a dry season.
  • St. Kitts' wet season is May through October, which coincides with the tourist off-season, and is also the hottest time of year. Average temperatures during these months range from 78 to 88 degrees Fahrenheit, with an average rainfall of 4.52 inches. Hurricane season also occurs during these months, running from June to November.
  • Language Description: English.
  • Travel Documents and Entry/Departure Requirements: Citizens of Canada need only to present proof of citizenship – preferably a passport or birth certificate with the raised seal – in order to enter St. Kitts-Nevis. If the birth certificate is used, it must be accompanied by a government issued photo ID (a drivers license, for example) showing the same name. Where applicable, documentation of a legal name change (for example, a marriage certificate) must also be presented. Citizens of the United States, however, are required to have passports in order to re-enter that country. As such a valid passport is a required travel document when travelling to the Caribbean. Additionally, proof of sufficient funds and a return or onward passage might be required. There is a departure tax of $60 XCD (about $22 USD) payable in cash, or by credit card – Visa or MasterCard – at the airport.

 

At Weddings Romantique,  we will take care of your entire St Kitts Weddings from sourcing the right vendors, creating an event design that reflect your style, personality and budget to all the legal requirements for getting married on away from home.

 

Let us be your Destination Weddings Team, please fill our inquiry form and tell us about your ideas and vision and we will be glad to contact and set up your one hour complimentary consultation