Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Basseterre is ready to explore

The area's churches and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Basseterre. This romantic city is known for its island views, seaside and beaches. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Seasonal weather in Basseterre

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and May are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Basseterre

Travelers enjoy Basseterre for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Basseterre is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frigate Bay Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Timothy Hill (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • St. Kitts (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • South Friar's Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Sandy Bank Beach (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Major's Bay Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)

Traveling to and around Basseterre

Fly into Basseterre (SKB-Robert L. Bradshaw Intl.), the closest airport, located 1.3 mi (2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Newcastle (NEV-Vance W. Amory Intl.), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Basseterre?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 174 vacation rentals near Basseterre. From 25 Houses to 18 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Basseterre for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Basseterre?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Basseterre. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St Kitts Royal Golf Club: 174 vacation rentals
  • Cockleshell Bay: 174 vacation rentals
  • Turtle Beach: 174 vacation rentals
  • The Circus: 174 vacation rentals
  • Sandy Bank Beach: 174 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basseterre listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Basseterre?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Houses in Basseterre. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Basseterre include:

  • Bungalows: 18 rentals available
  • Cabins: 18 rentals available
  • Cottages: 18 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Basseterre?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 108 vacation rentals with pool available in Basseterre. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.