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
Restaurant and hotel on the seafront. Tristan Bernard wrote “True idleness means getting up at 6 am so you have more time to do nothing.” Hôtel Le Toiny is a tropical paradise on the hills of St Barth overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The resort, comprised of colonial style villa suites, lies in the heart of a 17 hectare palm grove bordered by Toiny beach. Designed to be an intimate refuge, guests can relax in their private infinity pool, curl up with a cocktail and good book, and then indulge in a massage at the Serenity spa cottage. The hotel’s gourmet Restaurant Le Gaiac, renowned for its culinary artistry, blends French and local cuisine. ... Learn moreless