Four Seasons Resort – Nevis
What We Love
- Works for families as well as couples thanks to a kids program and an adults-only swimming pool, for those who prefer a quiet getaway
- The Nevisian produce served at “farm to fork” seaside eatery Mango; the fresh seafood caught by local fisherman at Pinney’s Beach and grilled for guests
- Luxurious touches, like the poolside towel butlers
What To Know
- Ferry picks up guests in St. Kitts and delivers them to the resort; rum punch, water, cool towels and sunscreen are provided onboard
- Some rooms are far from the resort’s main restaurants; call for a golf cart or request a room near the main pool
- Nevis is a sleepy sort of island, so off-property nightlife and shopping opportunities are limited
- Adults Only
- Eco friendly
- Free WiFi
- Golf Course
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Island colonial. Public spaces are airy, open-sided pavilions decorated with traditional West Indian gingerbread-style woodwork and surrounded by perfectly manicured lawns and lush landscaping. From the beach, take in dramatic views of emerald-green Nevis Peak, which is often swirled in mist even when it’s sunny on the beach.
Bed and Bath
Guestrooms feature teak furnishings, spacious seating areas and shaded outdoor spaces; many are decorated in soothing, preppy shades of navy or yellow and white. The classic, crisp island look is completed by white wooden shutters. The oversize bathrooms feature products from L’Occitane and heaps of fluffy towels, while the tiled flooring throughout both rooms provides a cool respite from a day at the beach.
A vertigo-inducing golf cart ride takes guests through the hills to the Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course, which offers dramatic views of St. Kitts and the deep blue sea beyond. There are plenty of ways to stay active: on the tennis courts, at the Sail Laser school, in the state-of-the art fitness center or on guided excursions to the island’s rain forest hiking trails. For those looking for something more restorative, the resort’s spa offers treatments using its custom Coconut Frangipani line, as well as a serene plunge pool.
In the Area
Nevis’s colonial history dates back to the 1600s. The island is dotted with former plantation homes, historical sights, and the redolent ruins of old sugar mills. Check out the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton; have dinner at Montpelier Plantation, which was once visited by Princess Diana; and throw caution to the wind with a Killer Bee rum punch at Sunshine’s, a seaside shack that’s just a short stumble from the resort.
How to Get There
We spent the first week of Dec at Four Seasons Nevis(our 4th visit). We stayed in one of their newly renovated rooms that was lovely. We had our favorite room (Thanks to Garison) right by the adult only pool. The service at the pool was excellent -Marva, Candis and Roxanne was so friendly and attentive. We had dinner reservations arranged in advance (thanks to Mellissa). The lobby, lobby bar and main restaurant were not yet opened so while we were disappointed, we did know this in advance. Just makes us want to return to see the completion and the even bigger renovations next year.
I have mixed feelings about my stay at the Four Seasons Nevis.
I will start with the positive: Great breakfast that was included when booking via American Express travel. The chicken and waffles are highly recommended (ask for their homemade hot sauce). The lox with bagel chips was also awesome. The breakfast wait staff was incredible. So attentive and kind. Our room was beautiful and clean. It was newly renovated and beautifully decorated. Our housekeeper was incredible. The golf course tour was incredible. My kids loved seeing the monkeys and watching the sunset from the golf cart. It was one of the highlights of our trip. The burger night on the beach was wonderful and I highly recommend it. The boat into/ out of the hotel was so great and truly started and ended our trip on a great note.
The negatives: As much as I liked it, I honestly expected the quality to be higher at a four seasons. They were under construction so there was only one food option for dinner. We didn’t want to leave the property with 3 little kids so that limited us. They are aware of the inconvenience and did give us a nice hotel credit upon check in. For 2 nights they only offered Italian food for dinner which is not truly what we wanted to eat on an island. The front desk was understaffed and didn’t always answer the phone right away. They were always very busy.
Overall, we would and will return. Hopefully when we are back they have more restaurants up and running.
The Resort was amazing, the people that worked there were so accommodating, the food was outstanding
I can’t wait to go back ,I highly recommend taking the boat provided by the 4 Seasons from St Kitts
Our room was perfect
The tennis ang golf exceeded our expectations
The thing that really sets this place apart however are the people that work there ,so kind , like one big family 💗💚💜
We stayed at the resort over thanksgiving week. We were aware of the ongoing construction as we received a phone call from the resort well in advance. The construction had no impact on our wonderful second stay at this resort. Exemplary customer service by all staff we encountered. One staff person went out of her way to help us- Patricia who worked in housekeeping- the resort has washers and dryers in each building- the dryer cycle wasn’t finished by the time we needed to leave for our dinner reservation- Patricia happened to walk by me in the laundry room and without me
mentioning anything offered to bring the clothes to our room once dried.We returned to our room after dinner to find the clothes nealty folded on the bed! We stayed in a second story Peak room newly renovated and very quiet - we would stay in this room again. The food is very good at the resort and there are many great restaurants on the island - it is very easy to pick up a taxi at the resort - we actually used the same driver Billy anytime we needed a taxi he was excellent!
We are already planning on a third visit to this resort next year.
We were expecting a nice stay at the Four Seasons, Nevis, I mean, it is a Four Season's Resort. But the whole staff, from the maintenance crew to the concierge to the waitresses were all incredibly phenomenal. They were all so kind and accommodating, it truly blew us away. We were late for an excursion and they totally called us a cab and had us meet up with the group, they could of easily said, too bad, which is would have been totally appropriate. But instead, they said, we don't want this to ruin your vacation, we'll get you there. Also, my husband's drone got sand in it and as we were walking back to the room to google what to do about it, a maintenance man saw the drone and asked a couple questions and said he could help us out with whatever we'd need to save the drone, again, above and beyond service! within the first 24 hrs, the staff knew our names and addressed us as so. I know there is renovations taking place, but it wasn't at all a problem. We stayed in a newly renovated room and it was beautiful. We loved our stay here, it exceeded our expectations, and we will definitely be back!
SCUBA DIVING AT FOUR SEASONS
If you are planning to dive, the outfit at Four Seasons was the best people we've dove with. Valarie and her Captain and first mate, were incredibly humble and patient and very much looked out for us while we dove. Valarie is incredibly knowledgeable about the sea life, as she's a marine biologist. We did 2, 2 tank dives with them on two different days and if time had permitted, we would of done another day of diving. We saw sting ray, lobsters, octopus, sharks, lion fish and beautiful coral life.
However, the best thing we did was the Four Season's Dive and Dine program.
DIVE AND DINE
This was a very expensive splurge for us, but it was our favorite all time activity. If you have the time and finances and are thinking about doing this, don't think too long, just do it. We had a quick lesson on the boat as to how to catch both lobsters and lion fish and then off we went. We battled 6 lobsters and came away with 2! It was such a rush to try and hunt and lasso these lobsters. And then the lion fish are like a virus in the Caribbean sea, so we were able to catch those as well. The chef came along with us and after our first dive, he filleted a lion fish right there on the boat and made a ceviche for us, which was amazing!! And then off for another dive to find our second lobster. Came back to the hotel, cleaned up and met the chef on the beach in our private cabana where he grilled us up a three course meal. We had the cabana all day, so if you do this, book an early dive to take advantage of the cabana for the day. We will definitely do this unique experience again, when we return to Nevis!