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My wife and I visited here on a Sunday. It was like a ghost town. Practically deserted. There were no cruise ships in, very few shops and restaurants were open. Toilets were locked!
Probably very different when there is a cruise ship in or it...More
This is the first part of Basseterre you see when leaving your cruise ship. Unless you want expensive tourist gifts I’d walk quickly through to the older parts of town which are just a few minutes walk away.
This place is inevitable. We didn't arrive on the island by cruising boat but we were curious to have a look. Everything is overpriced (sunblock cream, tshirts, hat...) Same stuff as anywhere else except they printed St-Kitts on it instead of Aruba or Cancun. Food...More
This was our first port and we were amazed by how many people kept asking us to take their tour or trip, etc.. one guy followed us for a whole minute. We just wanted to shop a bit before we met up with our tour...More
This is a very popular major cruise port with ample shops to suite all tastes. The are numerous shops selling all manor of goods ranging from budget hats to the most expensive watches and jewellery. the is also an area dedicated to drinks and snacks...More
Ships dock right at the little shopping area. There are many taxi drivers wanting to sell you a tour but they are not real pushy. Area is clean and has places to just sit and watch. Wifi available in the area.
In January 2019, my wife and I were on a Caribbean cruise abouard P & O Azura, when we went ashore at Port Zante, Basseterre. There are shops immediately after disembarking. We enetered a shop called Tropica World. They had jewellery on display with a...More
One of the dearest places we stopped off on our cruise. Nothing much to see in this shopping area & even less to see beyond. What a dump Basseterre is. And why do people want to buy jewellery in the Caribbean? Tourist trap with overpriced...More