St. Barths, or Saint Barth Barthélemy, is an overseas collectivity of France. St. Barth’s is welcoming many celebrities around the year and it is often known as an island for the rich and famous.
Experience an island with gorgeous beaches and explore the typical French architecture. If you are lucky you might even spot sea turtles on many of the beautiful, quiet beaches on St. Barths.
There are lots of possibilities to do on St. Barths, go scuba diving and take a guided tour to dive around the beautiful coast of St. Barths. Especially in the winter months, you could take several (wind) surfing classes and experience the gentle waves in the bays of L’orient and Anse des Cayes. In addition, volleyball and tennis are very popular on the island. There are eight tennis courts to be found and during the year several volleyball tournaments are held. St. Barths is also very suitable for yachting, there are numerous yacht clubs and St. Barths even organizes its own yacht game, the West Indies Regatta. Every first weekend of May the harbor of Gustavia is filled with all kinds of yacht boats and there is a market with organic and local product, live music and more.
If you would like to discover the mainland of this little French paradise rent a car and drive around in a mini, jeep or you could take a taxi-tour. There are several viewpoints on the higher parts of the island, offering a breath-taking view of St. Barth’s beauty and its surroundings.
Don’t forget to have a drink in the harbor of Gustavia and watch ferries arrive and depart. In addition, you could visit some beautiful natural swimming pools on the east coast of the island. After a 20 minute walk with some climbing along the coast you will be welcomed by wild goats and you are able to swim in tiny salty lagoons with spectacular colors, protected by rock formations.
Tip: Visit St. Jean Beach, one of the unique beaches of St. Barths. The runway of St. Barth’s airport, Gustaf III, just ends on the beach, which offers the opportunity to watch some planes arrive and departure with your feet in the sand. Also located on the St. Jean Beach is the famous beach bar and restaurant Nikki Beach. Nikki Beach is a luxurious haven for the world’s Jet-set and have welcomed many celebrities in the past.
If you would like more information or book a trip to St. Barths, please don’t hesitate to contact the front office staff. They would be happy to help you with making a reservation.