Nevis offers a low-key, tropical escape with a small-town feel. You’d easily overlook the West Indies’ hidden gem—at 36 square miles, Nevis (pronounced “knee-vis”) is about half the size of Washington, D.C. But Nevis, which is 1,200 miles from Miami, stands as one of the last-remaining Old Caribbean islands.
Its capital, Charlestown, looks like it with all around protected with eighteenth and nineteenth century Georgian-style structures. Fronting the residential community square is the courthouse, with the town library on the second floor. Among shops—which regularly close by 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and close down Sundays for chapel