St. Barth in the French West Indies is unforgettable adventure. This chic french speaking Caribbean island and duty free port has a glamorous reputation. St. Barth is an ultra luxury retreat known for its white sand beaches, designer boutiques, and high end restaurants.
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Best Places to Stay
Le Sereno – A flawless, intimate gem of a hotel with a private beachfront location ideal for swimming, snorkeling, kite surfing, windsurfing and paddle boarding.
Cheval Blanc – A distinctive property, Cheval Blanc is French refinement in a glamorous ambience. Directly on Flamands Beach, the luxury villas and rooms are perched over the Caribbean. Distinctively private.
Hotel Villa Marie Saint Barth – A tropical chic boutique hotel with boundless charm adorned in the West Indies architectural style overlooking the spectacular Flamands Beach, in the hills above Colombier. You will feel at home surrounded by tropical decor with a fresh, playful, Bohemian comfort.
Eden Rock Villa Rentals – The most stunning villas on the island and experts who will make sure to find the perfect one to best fit your needs. In these fabulous villas, their dedicated Butlers, smart around-the-clock Concierges and talented private Chefs are at your service to provide a beyond-perfect stay. Welcome you to your home away from home.
St. Barth Properties – A portfolio of exceptional properties from breezy romantic hideaways to sprawling estates – beachfront, hillside or harbor-side – and an expert team of concierges at your service.
Bagatelle Saint Barth – In the heart of Gustavia on the harbor of St. Barth, Bagatelle brings its “joie de vivre” to the St. Barth dining scene. Enjoy French cuisine with a selection of the finest wines and champagnes on the island. And, of course, with the legendary Bagatelle atmosphere. Make sure to enjoy Saturday Night – White Night!
Bonito – This shabby chic restaurant offers the quintessential fusion of South America cuisine, French gastronomy and stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and its fabulous sunset. Huge kudos go out to the most talented and entertaining bartenders on the island – and perhaps the planet! I love Bonito! Soon to open, sister restaurant Betula Aspen!
L’Isola – A memorable culinary experience luring in sophisticated diners with mouth watering Italian recipes by Santa Monica restaurateur Fabrizio Bianconi.
L’Isoletta – A true “Roman style” pizzeria right in the center of Gustavia, L’Isoletta treats you to a variety of delicious pizzas at any hour of the day and late into the evening. Add some good Italian wine and settle down comfortably at one of the low tables on the covered terrace. Perfect after a BIG Sunday at Nikki Beach!
Le Ti – Dance on the tables of this world renowned tavern with international DJ’s, live dinner entertainment, and a show that will have you in costume and on stage in no time!
Restaurant Le Sereno – Waterfront dining with a relaxed ambience and an exquisite menu, both creating an unforgettable experience.
Fouquet’s – From the Champs Elysées to the Caribbean. In St. Barths’ Carl Gustaf, this Fouquet’s transports open-minded diners away from Paris for a brasserie-inspired atmosphere and menu. Menu created by Chef Pierre Gagnaire.
Francois Plantation – A Caribbean treasure with a colorful, fragrant cuisine located in Hotel Villa Marie Saint Barth. Enjoy lunch by the pool or dinner with the finest ingredients of French gastronomy. Exquisite French fare, intimate and authentic.
Tamarin – Dine under the stars where a 200 year old tamarind tree marks the entrance of this lovely, atmospheric restaurant. Truly a unique setting with a simple, delicious international cuisine.
L’Esprit – One of the top culinary experiences on the island with a romantic indoor/outdoor garden setting near Saline Beach.
La Petite Plage – Always with feet in the sand, just like their spot in Saint Tropez, the new decor is warm and natural combining the nobility of wood with the delicacy of wicker. The spirit is chic and cozy, ideal to share an aperitif with friends before a refined dinner.
Best Restaurants on the Beach
Sand Bar – They will Rock You! Dreamy comfort and luxurious relaxation are the epitome of this legendary hotel. Eden Rock was the first hotel built on the island of St. Barths in the 1950s. World class dining is masterminded by the world famous Master Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Solid as a Rock!
Nikki Beach Saint Barth – Welcome to our playground! Where the jet-set celebrate life with great sophistication and style on the magnificent beach of Saint Jean.
Shellona – Renowned for its thousands of shells on Shell Beach, Shellona offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine from one of the rising stars of Greece. Enjoy this all day beach club and sunset lounge with a spectacular view of the ocean and the horizon.
NAO Beach Club – Located on the beach of St Jean Bay, Nao Beach is a Beach Club both elegant and festive. From the kitchen to the bar, Japanese flavors are brought with Mediterranean influences. The hospitality is outstanding!
La Guerite Beach – The restaurant and club are settled between the fishing boats and the yachts with a décor inspired by the colors of the south of France. The Guérite Saint-Barthélemy takes its guests on a journey from the lemon trees of Amalfi to the Cyclades. From grilled meats to aromatic herbs and marinades, the Mediterranean is honored during a gourmet dinner. The motto ‘Sharing is Caring’ is at the heart of the culinary experience. Chef Yiannis’s menu is healthy, tasty and generous.
Gyp Sea – Food, music, and cocktails! At Gyp Sea Beach Club, the atmosphere is festive and friendly ! The DJ mixes while the barman shakes you his best signature cocktail ! Lunch in the restaurant, where local ingredients are used to offer a unique food experience, make it the ideal spot to dine and relax in Saint-Barth.
Remy Bar – With a British-colonial vibe and comfortable decor enjoy a real journey for the senses while sipping divine elixirs and drinking bold cocktails created by Eden Rocks’ brilliant mixologists.
Ocean Club – The tantalizing cuisine is matched with a dining experience second to none, with each table in the club offering views over the marina — at the Ocean Club there are only good tables.
Best Meat and Seafood Supplier
Foodland – Each product is carefully handpicked with the highest eating experience in mind. Foodland receives weekly shipments from North America & Europe, optimizing their ability to serve fresh and quality produce. From Beluga Caviar to Wagyu Beef to White Truffles … they have it.