St Kitts crowned Caribbean’s Leading Dive Destination 2023 at World Travel Awards

St Kitts has been crowned the Caribbean’s Leading Dive Destination 2023 for the second year in a row at the prestigious World Travel Awards

St Kitts crowned Caribbean’s Leading Dive Destination 2023 at World Travel Awards
St Kitts crowned Caribbean’s Leading Dive Destination 2023 at World Travel Awards

St Kitts and Nevis: St Kitts has been crowned the Caribbean’s Leading Dive Destination 2023 for the second year in a row at the prestigious World Travel Awards. While making a splash on the global stage, the destination turned out to be ideal for diving tourism.

St Kitts became the Caribbean’s Leading Dive Destination in 2022 as well. The recognition marked the favouritism of the destination among the tourists who are diving lovers. Besides this, the award also positioned the country as the perfect for the divers.

St Kitts Tourism Authority expressed pleasure with the recognition and said that this is great for being the best diving destination in the Caribbean.

Diving in St Kitts is one of the favourite adventures of tourists. It provides chance for divers to explore many natural reefs and artificial reefs created by ship wrecks. St Kitts is home to exceptional diving sites, which are given below:

MV River Taw: Sunked in 1985, the 144 foot inter-island freighter is consisted of coral covering and a massive number of fish. With a depth of 40 feet, the site is known for training dives and great visibility.

MV Talata: With a depth of 55 feet of water, the diving site sits uprights and is loaded with corals and reef fish. While remaining the victim of a hurricane in 1989, the diving site is one of the favourites among the tourists.

Coconut Tree Reef: Known as one of the largest reefs in the area, it offers diving from 40 feet to 110 feet. With a large number of barrel corals, the reef is in pristine shape and consists of a large school of fish. The travellers will also experience 100 foot visibility.

Monkey Shoals: Situated just off the western tip between St Kitts and Nevis, the diving site has a depth of an average of 50 feet. It is home to lobsters, rays, lizard fish and nurse sharks.

Sandy Point Reef: The dive site is the most popular and best reef dive in St Kitts, with depth ranging from 50 feet to 130 feet. Creating two different dive sites, the reef consisted of two moorings, such as Anchors Away and Paradise Reef. The visitors will experience pristine coral reefs and abundant marine life.

Nags Head: Located at the point where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean, the site offers ultimate experience to travellers. With a depth of 80 feet down, the site has outstanding drifts and marine life.

St Kitts secured the title among the seven other countries. Other nominees for the awards were:

  • Anguilla
  • Bonaire
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Martinique
  • The Bahamas
  • Turks and Caicos Islands