For many years it has been a jet set haunt serving champagne by the bucket and foie gras by the loaf. Gustavia, St. Barth’s primary village, has a Provence-style atmosphere with haute couture boutiques and waterfront restaurants where two hour lunches are de rigeur. With a feel that’s more Mediterranean than Caribbean, everything seems to sparkle on this French West Indies isle.
Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. Located on a promontory overlooking coral reefs, between white sand beaches and the clear blue waters of Saint-Jean Bay, Eden Rock stands on foundations first built by the adventurer and aviator Remy de Haenen. Each suite, house or room has its own creative décor. The Nina and Rockstar villas can be joined as one ultra-luxurious beachside property with a recording studio and art gallery. The Legacy Suites, including Greta Garbo and the Howard Hughes Loft, all offer unforgettable views of the Caribbean. This is the beyond-perfect place to soak up the sun, indulge in high-end shopping or enjoy world-class dining at The Sand Bar and On the Rocks restaurant with Jean-Georges. ... Learn moreless
Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. "True idleness means getting up at 6 am so you have more time to do nothing," wrote Tristan Bernard. This is the kind of desire Le Toiny arouses, a tropical paradise on the hills of St. Barts at the heart of a 42-acre palm grove. You will find your refuge in one of the villa-suites, each with its own infinity pool and an exceptional Caribbean ocean view, or at the Hotel's new beach with cocktails and lounge chairs. With toes in the sand, under the coccolobas and beach huts, lounge around with delight and admire the surfers as they ride the waves of St. Barts' wild and authentic coast. The restaurant, for its part, elevates with great artistry the flavours of a simple, contemporary cuisine, infused with the timeless elegance of the Caribbean. ... Learn moreless