Unrivalled in its natural beauty, St Barths is one of the oldest volcanic islands in the Lesser Antilles, discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493. A true picture of paradise, the beautifully rugged shoreline is surrounded by wonderfully warm waters and sparkling white-sand beaches, many of which are only accessible by foot or boat.
St Barths is a luxury holiday holiday destination that is definitely worth exploring if you are looking for a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’. A French influence pervades the chic and stylish island, noticeable as you dine on gourmet food, shop in exclusive boutiques, mingle with the rich and famous and explore one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands.
Chic, charming and looking better than ever, spectacular St Barths offers an alluring mix of French sophistication. Small but beautifully formed, the island measures just eight square miles, while still fitting in plenty to do for the most discerning travellers.
From shiny sea creatures to gnarled old pieces of driftwood, there are all sorts of fascinating treasures dotted along a shoreline. Why not grab a bucket and see what you can pick up at Saline Beach? Adventurers in this destination have an abundance of choice. There is something soothing about the heaving swell at the seaside. Open up a picnic chair, stretch out and enjoy watching the ocean’s ever-changing moods at Marigot Beach. Still have some time to spare? Are you in the mood for a picturesque afternoon by the water? Take a picnic chair and find a good vantage point to enjoy a brilliant ocean sunset at Colombier Beach.
St Barths (short for Saint-Barthélemy) is an exclusive island with dramatic mountains, picturesque beaches and turquoise bays with moored yachts. As well as stunning scenery and uncrowded beaches, St Barths is also home to outstanding restaurants and some of the finest luxury hotels in the Caribbean.
Frequented by the world’s elite and filled with stunning mega yachts, the capital Gustavia’s vibrant harbour exudes exclusivity and elegance, often referred to as the ‘Saint Tropez of the Caribbean’. Expect a buzzing atmosphere, an array of designer boutiques and some seriously sleek cocktail bars, all backed by the dazzling Caribbean Sea.
Treat yourself for your holidays and check villas with chef service to cook for you. If you’d like to hire a personal chef for the whole duration of your holiday, whether it just be for dinner or breakfast, lunch and dinner then Private Chef St Barth can also help!