Park Hyatt St. Kitts
What We Love
- Yoga and meditation classes at the resort’s recreated sugar mill
- An overwater seafood restaurant inspired by a bustling fish market
- The all-day rum bar
- Canopied hammocks in the courtyard
What To Know
- The resort is just a scenic 25-minute drive from Robert K. Bradshaw Airport
- One of the two pools here is adults-only
- For an extra fee, parents can enroll children in Camp Hyatt, where offerings range from puppet shows at the built-in amphitheater to bird watching on the beach
- The resort can arrange for its own boat to ferry guests to neighboring Nevis for day trips
As the twin-island nation’s very first Park Hyatt, this tropical trailblazer pays visual tribute to its secluded and sandy surroundings. Reflecting lily pools dot the entrance and a wall of straw hats drapes the high-ceilinged lobby, which is anything but typical with its skylights and sheer curtains. The taupe-and-blue interiors, a departure from stuffy colonial leftovers you’ll find elsewhere on the isle, balances Caribbean color with sleek Scandinavian style. The lack of artwork is a deliberate (and successful) experiment, ensuring it’s the outdoor view—namely, the cloud-capped volcano best enjoyed from the outdoor living room and private infinity pools in one of twelve especially luxurious Nevis Peak suites—isn’t upstaged. You can also gaze at it from the Miraval Spa (the only one of its kind in the Caribbean) where treatments incorporate local ingredients like Kittitian salt and brown sugar. For a livelier scene, choose between the adults-only infinity-edge pool, set between two stone arches, or the cabana-clad family version.
In the Area
The UNESCO World Heritage-certified Brimstone Hill Fortress—a 17th-century limestone rampart and St. Kitts’s star attraction—is just a 45-minute drive away. If you’re seeking outdoor adventures closer to the resort’s adjacent hills, the staff can arrange zip-lining, parasailing, yachting, fishing, or hiking excursions. And if you’re ready to trade total privacy—the hotel’s beach, while pristine, can feel particularly quiet—for a more authentically Caribbean experience, head to neighboring Cockleshell Beach—a bustling, mile-long crescent home to a clutch of popular reggae bars as well as shallow, family-friendly waters.
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Had a wonderful time staying at the Park Hyatt in St. Kitts. Very relaxing and excellent staff. Would highly recommend to friends and family. Chefs were very accommodating in preparing special requests.
great setting and very good service and attention to detail ,what else do you want! Fishermans market restaurant was terrific too.Being able to get to Nevis by their boat in 7 minutes wss a bonus although $45 each time seems a bit toppy.
Reservations team was horrible, I wasn’t honored my extra resort room credit, free daily breakfast or rate change as promised and didn’t try to help fix their error. My friends I was traveling with did get their promised deals. Even the manager wouldn’t make it right. Worst customer service by reservations team
The Park Hyatt is a beautiful property. We had a bad experience during the first night as there was a corporate event staged on the grounds outside of our room. Earlier in the day, Guest Services alerted us about the event and let us know it would end “about 10pm”. So, when we returned to our room from dinner at about 9:30, we weren’t surprised to hear the very loud event still in progress. However, when the event continued at full steam (the band even seemed to get louder), we called Guest Services at 10:20pm. The lady answering the phone said that she would “alert security”. We thought that was an odd response as typically the event contract should specify the required ending time, but at least it sounded like an action. The music and joviality continued to swell, so we called back at 10:30 to the same response. We asked to speak to a manager and were told she was with another guest and would call us back. At 10:45, the party continued and we called again-with no better luck speaking to a manager. The grand finale was a rendition of The Star Spangled Banner that ended shortly before 11:00.
This misstep is the reason I won’t recommend this hotel and will seek other accommodation the next time we go to St. Kitts.
This clearly could have been avoided by ensuring the corporate event planners abided by the terms of their contract. Alternatively, the hotel was far from full and we could easily have been put in a room away from the event.
It’s unfortunate, because otherwise, the property is lovely.
While the resort is beautiful there are things that need work. If you chose the Hyatt, you are captive to the their services. With a car, you can go to the other side of town, but you will spend a fair amount of time driving. We dined at the fish and the main dining rooms but not the 'adult' only DR. Breakfast was delicious, however unless this is included in your stay, I would have found it extremely cost prohibitive at over $120 daily for a family.
The hotel does need to find out how to balance individual guests with the large groups they host. Twice we encountered this clash. One evening they hosted a dinner on the lawn,with band & music that carried late into the night. There was no way to escape the noise & chatter of the guests since many of the rooms faced the lawn. On another night, the main DR was hosting a small wedding party and rather than section off a part of t/restaurant, the whole restaurant was closed to the other guests, leaving only two options, the fish house or the 'adult' only DR. We inquired at the 'adult' only dining room if for that night we could sit inside with our two well behaved girls (14,17) and were told 'no' but we could sit outside and order. Mind you, there was NO ONE in the restaurant and it was windy! This was a poor answer. Perhaps with time, they will figure out how to balance the world of sales trips and families on vacation so everyone can live in harmony! With that said, the staff was beyond considerate and cheerful and always polite.