Location

BASSETERRE, ST KITTS

Location

Eastern Caribbean (17.20° N, 62.45° W)

International Call Code

+1

Time Zone

Atlantic Standard Time (-4 GMT)

Local Currency

Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Population

Approximately 40,000

Official Language

English

Explore St Kitts

Visit the St Kitts Tourism Website for help planning your trip including things to do, what to see, and where to stay and dine. 

Culture & History

There’s more to this beautiful island than its beaches! Find out about the history of St Kitts and discover its rich culture.

Government & Services

For information about Government organizations, financial services and investment opportunities – visit the Official Website of St Kitts and Nevis

Climate

The climate in St Kitts is tropical – hot and humid during the day and relatively cooler in the evening. The average temperature in December is 84° / 73° F (29° / 23° C).

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information ask your hotel front desk or visit our FAQs page.

Electricity

Some places on the island use 230V/ 60Hz but most hotels use 110-117 V. Check with your hotel for specific information and if you will need an adapter.

Emergency Contact

In St Kitts you can call 911 to contact the police or if you need an ambulance.

Credit Cards

Credit cards are widely accepted throughout the island. While the local currency is XCD, USD are also widely accepted, though change may be provided in XCD.

Exchange Rate

The current exchange rate is U.S.$1.00 = E.C.$ 2.70 (Note that exchange rates can fluctuate, confirm before arrival)

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