Read Bon Vivant’s Guide to St Barths, including its best hotels and restaurants.
Beautifully designed by Christian Liaigre, Le Sereno are effortlessly stylish. With four-poster beds, large terraces and rainfall showers, the rooms are spacious, modern and sophisticated.
The main pool, which seems to extend into the sea, is the focal point of the hotel, and with its position next to the restaurant, someone is always on hand to replenish your cocktail.
The Carl Gustaf, with its prime position in the hills overlooking the marina, is the perfect base from which to explore Gustavia’s stylish boutiques and super yachts.
There are only 14 rooms, but each is a one or two bedroom suite with a terrace, private plunge pool, sitting area and kitchenette, while the Royal Suite has four separate en suite bedrooms and several terraces to maximise the beautiful views of the marina and the endless blue sea.
The Hotel Saint Barth Isle De France lies on Flamands Beach, one of the best beaches on the island, with picture perfect pristine white sand and turquoise sea. The 12 beachfront rooms are prized possessions, including the new beach suites with private plunge pools, while the remaining cottages, located in the garden area at the rear of the hotel, all have large terraces.
The hotel is effortlessly stylish, making great use of its beach location and, with one of the beachfront rooms, you’ll struggle to find a more idyllic view anywhere on the island.
The Caribbean on the whole may not be known for its cuisine, but St Bart’s is a welcoming exception. On The Rocks at the Eden Rock hotel, which offers French cuisine with a Caribbean twist, has a romantic and serene setting with panoramic sea views and crashing waves all around.
The most formal restaurant on the island, Le Gaiac at Le Toiny, has a distinct focus on haute cuisine and makes its mark as the only property to have the Relais Chateaux affiliation. With its glorious views, faultless service and, most importantly, exceptional French and Creole cuisine, Le Gaiac offers fine dining at its very finest.
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