Saint Kitts is a very popular Caribbean destination among the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Some archeologists suggest people have found it attractive for nearly 5,000 years. In 1493, Christopher Columbus sighted the island during his second voyage to the New World. He was so smitten he called it Saint Christopher Island. Now is your turn to discover the beauty and charm of Saint Kitts. Your starting point is the capital city of Basseterre.