St. Kitts & Nevis are located in the northern part of the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean, 19 degrees north of the equator, separated by a channel two miles wide. St. Kitts is 23 miles long and 5 miles across at it’s widest, encompassing an area of 68 square miles. The island’s point of highest elevation is Mt. Liamuiga, at 3,792 feet. Nevis, the smaller island, lies to the south and is approximately 7 miles in diameter, covering a total of 36 square miles.
St Kitts was recently named one of the world’s top 20 islands to live on by ISLANDS MAGAZINE.