St. Kitts remains uncrowded and unspoiled, famous around the world for excellent preservation of ecosystems. Take advantage of tours through lava formations, tropical forest areas and seaside lagoons. Boating tours and scuba diving expeditions are also favorite activities. Plantation homes have been transformed into grand, intimate inns. Quaint shopping areas and beautiful Colonial architecture draw visitors to tiny towns. Spectacular Mount Liamuiga, a dormant volcano at the island’s center, dominates the landscape. Hike through the dense tropical forest of central slopes and tramp across the lava formations. Black, white and golden sand beaches invite lounging and sipping frozen drinks. Home to the Federation’s capital city, Basseterre, St. Kitts is known for its well-preserved, picturesque colonial structures. Due to the sunken vessels, virgin reefs and other submerged natural wonders, dive enthusiasts are now discovering that beauty runs deep. St. Kitts is best known for its relaxed atmosphere and stunning natural beauty.