Chic & Charming
Located in the French West Indies near St. Martin and Anguilla, St. Barts (short for St. Barthélemy) captures visitors' hearts with its quaint, chic French atmosphere and relaxed, small-town charm. Dine on delicious international cuisine, shop in upscale boutiques, and stroll past storybook-like architecture on this exquisite island, a favorite of celebrities and jet-setters. Groups of friends, families, and honeymooners can all enjoy the elegance of a villa in St. Barts.
Enjoy fishing for tuna, wahoo, barracuda, bonito, and marlin in Corossol, Flamands, and Lorient.
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling at Pain de Sucre, Coco Island. Enjoy an underwater shipwreck, colorful fish, and coral. There also are plenty of places on the island to surf.
Charter a catamaran, or a yacht, in the beautiful water surrounding St. Barts.
Enjoy horseback trail-ride excursions, and for the tennis enthusiasts, there are several courts on the island on which you can pay to play.
St. Jean Beach is a magnificent beach that is comprised of two beaches, divided by Eden Rock.
Flamands Beach is a wide, long, and beautiful beach. Great for surfing, though in the winter, surfing can be slightly rougher.
Colombier Beach is slightly more difficult to get to, this beach is well worth the trek. Locals refer to this beach as "Rockefeller's Beach" because for many years David Rockefeller owned the surrounding property.
Lorient Beach is a quiet beach located on the North side of the island. It's great for surfing, where as Grand Cul de Sac Borders a shallow bay. It's narrow and calm, and surrounded by hotels and restaurants.
St. Jean is the center for shopping, featuring small shopping centers along the main road.
- Known as the "French Riviera" of the Caribbean with all of the glamour that comes along with: beautiful beaches, fine dining, couture shopping and mega yachts
- The official language is French, although English is widely spoken on the island
- The euro is the official currency. While USD are widely accepted, the exchange rate should be considered and you will most likely receive your change in euros.
- Getting to St. Barts can as quick as a 10 to 15 minute flight from St. Martin, or you can take a high-speed ferry, or charter a boat.
- Other gateways to St. Barts via air include St. Thomas in the USVI, Guadeloupe in the FWI and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- The average temperature in St. Barts ranges from 72° - 86°
- We suggest renting 4-wheel or AWD vehicles in St. Barts – this will make it easier on you when driving through the hilly and windy island terrain.
- Electricity is generally 220 volts (adaptor needed for U.S. appliances). Confirm with your Villa Specialist before travel.
- Don't miss a meal prepared in your villa by personal chef, Manu – just ask our concierge to make arrangements.