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Attractions includes a Plantation Home, Natural Gardens, Museum, Gift Shop, Cellar Pub and Wildlife. Activities includes Family Tours, Groups and no age limit.
Challengers P.O Box 1062, St. Kitts
+1 869-465-2353
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The house and gardens are beautiful and our tour guide Jermaine was great. The house is impressive and the floors are the original wood from the 1700’s. Jermaine also drove our transport van from Port Zante to the plantation and provided some great history of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank schlagerman
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I wanted a bit of history and culture before I went to the beach and this was excellent. Clay Villa has been in Philip's wife's family for 7 generations and was one of the few plantations not to practice slavery. This meant that when St...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank i_am_tippy
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This was not our first (or even 2nd) choice for a tour, but it turned out quite lovely. The history of this plantation is fascinating, with 7 generations of native Carib owners and no slavery. We also learned about the abuse those baby monkeys are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Deb325
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I truly enjoyed my visit and historical lesson while walking the grounds of this place. The host was wonderful and I thank him for allowing my family and I a chance to see his world.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank BoardingPass760327
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Thank you for the wonderful refreshments. Best tour of our whole cruise. Really enjoyed the birds and monkeys.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Clay Villa Plantation has been in one family for 7 generations. It is unusual in that they never used slave labor, and their workers were paid employees. Therefore when slavery was ended and the plantation lands were distributed to the former slaves, this family kept...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank conniejoy01
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Clay Villa Plantation and tour by Philip, the owner, is absolutely fabulous! This plantation, distinguished because the 10-acre farm NEVER used enslaved people, is a must-see in my opinion in St. Kitts. Sitting slightly elevated above the Caribbean, the natural beauty of the grounds surrounding...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank zumanbabe
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is by far the best place to visit on St Kitts. It is a GENUINE 18th century house. It's owners are of Carib descent. The gardens are lush with tropical flowers, and there are many animals including parrots and monkeys. The house contains beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Helen L
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We had a great experience on this trip on our recent cruise, we were hosted by Jermaine who was very informative as well as being a bit of a joker. We meet Bridget and philip at the plantation house the owners and it was wonderful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Phillip met us in the front of the estate and explained the history , rescued animals , plants and antiques that were on it . Phillip was very nice and patient answering all questions we had . Finished up in the bar for some rum...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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7 June 2016|
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Response from Robin T | Reviewed this property |
Contact the owner for a reservation. Per their website, (869) 665 4964 is Philip's mobile. He communicated quickly through email with me.
13 April 2016|
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Response from kathleen b | Reviewed this property |
Taxi 15$ each way and had to pay for visit, which we booked direct with Clay Villa on line. Could have gone by bus, it passes directly past entrance regular service about 2$ each way.