A Home in the Caribbean


Staying here is like being in your own country home, a home with warm staff, open gardens, history and tranquility.


The Great House

The Hermitage is a small plantation inn, built around the oldest wooden house in the Caribbean ca. 1670.

The historic buildings and antique furniture tell the story of years of Caribbean Living. The house has survived because of its unique construction from the very rare tropical hardwood, lignum vitae, and because for over  350 years it has always been treated as a home, lived in and loved. Learn a little more…

The setting

Fruit trees, palm trees, ginger plants and old stone walls surround us.

This is one of the best places on the island for cool mountain breezes, trade winds and birdsongs.

Hotel Facilities

The Hermitage is a like a little village, with a swimming pool, tennis court, restaurant and gardens.  There are trails at our door step that can lead you up the mountain.  Learn A Little More About It…

Our location

We are 800 feet above sea-level at the foot of the rain-forest covered mountain.

It is a 10 minute drive down to the sea, and 10 minutes backup the hill to the cool mountain air.

Island Concierge

Once you are on Nevis you will want to get what you enjoy the most out of the island.

Ask us what you’re looking for and we’ll tell you what we know, read more…

Bar and Restaurant

The gracious, colonial dining porch wraps around the historic Great House offering public and private dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The bar is where local characters and island visitors mingle while enjoying the best rum punch Nevis has to offer. It’s here that tall tales about mountain climbs and the high seas are exchanged.

Weddings and Gatherings

Destination Weddings

We arrange intimate weddings, from simple elopements to family affairs.

We set the stage in our gardens, or in the historic Great House, lending a West Indian flare to that special day. We will take care of all the local arrangements, making the process as simple as it can be for you.  Learn more about weddings on Nevis…


The small and intimate nature of this hotel makes it a wonderful place for family and friends to gather, to sit together over meals, to spend time and make memories.

This is the perfect place to meet up again with friends and family and share the feeling of being in your own country home.

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