St Barths, a volcanic island completely surrounded by shallow reefs, is the jewel of the Caribbean, known for it’s white sand beaches and aqua-colored waters. With a population of around 10,000 and a size that is less than half that of Manhattan, the French-speaking island is the ideal secluded get-away for the luxury traveller. From high end retailers to fine dining to leisure and water sports the island truly offers an experience for everyone.
St Barths is truly a destination and is only accessible via the stunning Port de Gustavia (one of the world’s most exclusive marinas) or the single runway Gustaf III airport, which welcomes you upon arrival with an impressive aerial view of St. Jean’s Bay.
Cheval Blanc – The location is second to none. Overlooking Flamand Beach, the white-washed walls and marble foyers feel palatial. Use this as your home base to explore the island or relax in the lap of luxury that you would expect from a world class LVMH property.
Eden Rock – Bold and colorful, the Eden rock has sex appeal. Stay in one of the specialty villas for access to the private art gallery or the recording studio
Villa Marie – Tucked in the northwestern corner of the island and just a 15-minute ride from Port de Gustavia. The luxurious property and attentive staff provide the perfect home base to discover the wonders of the island.
Sand Bar at Eden Rock – Nestled right on the beach and overlooking the beautiful Baie de St. Jean, this Jean-Georges restaurant is the perfect place for breakfast or lunch. Enjoy the breakfast buffet, exotic pizzas, and fresh seafood, paired with a hand curated wine list.
Bonito – A meal here overlooking the Port de Gustavia and soaking in the pale pink and orange sunset is the perfect way to end your day. Come for the ceviche, stick around for music and late-night drinks.
Casa De Isle – Seaside views for the most romantic dinner dinner on the island. Food ranging from Moroccan-style lamb to Asian-inspired steamed fish.
Clic Gallery & Bookstore – Everything you would expect from the retailer with sister locations in New York and East Hampton. Whether you are looking for an additional piece to your art collection or accessories for you island attire, you will find it here.
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