Romney Manor, Basseterre

4.3
#2 of 24 in Parks in St. Kitts and Nevis
Step into a historical tropical paradise at Romney Manor, a 17th century sugar plantation with lush, rainforest-like gardens overlooking the ocean. Once owned by the great-great grandfather of Sir Thomas Jefferson, the estate now attracts visitors with its colorful, biodiverse, tropical gardens. You can also witness vibrant tye-die fabrics being created at Caribelle Batik, the onsite shop. Don't miss the giant 370-year-old African Saman tree and the black stones with Amerindian carvings. Put Romney Manor at the forefront of your travel plans using our Basseterre trip planner.
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  • This was the first stop on our day long drive around the island. Neat gardens with a really cool 400 year old tree. We walked around the gardens and went up to the bell tower which had wonderful views...  more »
  • During an excursion we have reached in this old English estate, kept really well, not to mention its garden.
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  • Don’t listen to the naysayers. The natural beauty here is memorable, and the archeological sites revealing. Sublime beauty with a stark reminder of the fascinating yet brutal history of this island, a...  more »
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  • Beautiful place to visit, in an elevated position on the island. Lovely Batik products for sale in the store.
  • We visited here as part of our Island tour. Very well kept gardens and plants.
  • There are gardens if you like plants, however, the products made and sold are way overpriced. Its mainly about the trees an shrubs around the estate...
  • Nice spot lots of hummingbirds.
  • We visited as part of the tour of the island and it's beautiful, full of history.

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Most accommodations in Basseterre cluster around the town's ferry terminal, offering beach access, ease of onward connection, and proximity to the best attractions in town. Choose from a handful of mid-range inns and guesthouses, or satisfy your budget by staying at a more affordable guesthouse. Nearby, to the east, the coastal settlement of Kittian Village also offers a few places to stay.
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