Caribbean Magazine - Caribbean Hotels : Caribbean Resorts : Caribbean Travel

St. Barthelemy Travel, Vacation & Island Information

Caribbean Hotels, Resots, Vacations
Caribbean Hotels, Resorts, Vacations
Caribbean Hotels, Resots, Vacations
Caribbean Hotels, Resots, Vacations >> St. Barthelemy Travel, Lodging & Vacation Information
Profile | Login | Register | Log Out       Caribbean Magazine: Caribbean Hotels, Caribbean Resorts, Caribbean Vacations Resources » Hotels & Resorts | Hotel Reviews | Tips | Home    

Saint Lucia Pitons Starfish on Beach Donkey in St. John Willemstad, Curacao

Welcome Guest, Not Logged In     
Create Member Account | Log In | Member Tips | What's This?      

Caribbean Hotels, Resots, Vacations  
Caribbean Home >> St. Barthelemy
Caribbean Hotels and Resorts  

St. Barthelemy Home

Island Finder
Tip/Reviews Finder
Caribbean All Inclusive


St. Barthelemy Links
  • Island Home
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Hotel Reviews
  • Maps
  • Weather
  • Island Facts
  • Attractions
  • Restaurants
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Island Articles
  • Travel Tips
  • Car Rentals
  • User Photo Galleries
  • Dive Resorts

  • St. Barthelemy Tourism Board

    Web site: Official Site

    Looking for a Luxury Caribbean All Inclusive Resort? Check out to find some of the best Luxury all-inclusive properties in the Caribbean!

    Caribbean Magazine

    Link to


    Island Home Hotel & Resorts Hotel Reviews Map Tips
    Weather Island Facts Attractions Articles Car Rentals
    Restaurant Reviews Hotel Reservations

    St. Barthelemy Directory

    St. Barthelemy Map

    St. Barthelemy Map
    St. Barthelemy Map

    Maps of The Caribbean.
    Click to open.

    Maps of The Caribbean. Click to view.

    St. Barthelemy Weather

    Weather Details

    Caribbean Articles

    Endeavors in the Caribbean for Active Travelers
    Endeavors in the Caribbean for Active TravelersSo you're planning your next vacation getaway to the Caribbean and you're thinking about ...

    Finding Your Own Temptation Island
    Finding Your Own Temptation IslandLooking for a destination where the two of you can tempt each other without the ...

    Garifuna: Garifune or Black Caribs of the Caribbean
    Garifuna: Garifune or Black Caribs of the CaribbeanThe Garifuna or Garífuna are an ethnic group in the Caribbean area, descended from a ...

    Types of Caribbean Beaches - White, Pink & Black
    Types of Caribbean Beaches - White, Pink & BlackCaribbean Beaches are world re-known for their Pink sand, White powder, Exotic Black sand ...

    Top 10 Caribbean Casino All Inclusive Resorts
    Caribbean Top 10 Casino All Inclusive Resorts ...

    All Caribbean Articles

    St. Barthelemy Overview

    Saint Barthélémy is situated at a distance of 200kms from continental Guadeloupe and 25kms from Saint-Martin. It is a mountainous island of 25km², whose only even area is occupied by the airport's runway. Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493, he named it after his brother.

    St Barthelemy ("St Barths" or "St Barts" in short) is a small island 5 miles long and 2 miles wide. Located in the chain of the Caribbean islands, about 10 miles Southeast of St Maarten, this small "part of France" in the West Indies, renowned for its peace and its beauty, attracts every year many visitors from all over the world. The island depends administratively on Guadeloupe.

    Gustavia, the picture-postcard capital, is an enchanting little harbor town, easy to explore on foot. A visit may take a couple of hours, but with a leisurely lunch, it could easily take double that time. "Downtown" consists of three or four dozen boutiques, duty-free shops, an open-air market called the Ti-Marché near the Mairie de St. Barth, or Town Hall, as well as quite a few excellent restaurants and bars housed in buildings that date back to the Swedes and early French settlers.

    Twenty white, sandy beaches, all public, most of them sheltered by a coral reef, are awaiting you all around the island, everybody will find his favorite place. The inland is dry and mountainous, nevertheless, the highest peak is at 300m (984ft) only. Stonewalls separating the parcels of land remind of the Brittanic origins of the inhabitants.

    Stroll the streets, embrace the ambience. Spend an hour or two in the ocean or a day on it. Go snorkelling, diving, sailing, cruising or fishing. Explore nature. Go shopping. Immerse yourself in the culture. Smell the flowers, listen to the birds and soak up the sunshine. The choice is yours.

    There is wonderful snorkeling at about 15 different spots. Snorkels, masks and flippers are available at various shops around the island and at many hotels.

    Dining has become one of the stellar attractions of St. Barthélemy. Renowned chefs from France and the U.S. frequently visit the island, many open restaurants, and some even teach classes. Most restaurants are small but each offers something special in food, setting or atmosphere. Some are beach cafés featuring lobster and grilled steaks, some specialize in seafood, and some, particularly in the elegant hotels, present cuisine of the highest quality.

    Mid-April to mid-December is the high season St. Barth as travelers flee colder climates to soak up the tropical sunshine. For the peak periods of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, as well as the entire month of February, virtually all lodging on the island sells out quickly. Smart travelers are beginning to make their reservations for the high season a year or more in advance.

    Hurricanes may occur any time from June through November and, historically, the most likely time is during early September. Every year brings more sophisticated storm warning systems. It is unusual for any one island to be severely affected more than once or twice every 10 years and your actual odds of experiencing a hurricane are very low. Some travelers purchase travel insurance as soon as they confirm their travel plans.

    There are a few options for getting around St. Barts. There are two taxi stations on the island, one at the airport and one in Gustavia. To fully explore the island, renting a vehicle is highly recommended. Motorbikes, mopeds and scooters are also plentiful.

    St. Barthelemy Facts


    Euros (€), US Dollars accepted.

    Time Zone:
    Atlantic; 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

    View All Facts

    St. Barthelemy Accommodations
    Saint-Barth Beach Hotel
    Le Toiny Hotel
    Villa Minou Summerbreeze - Grand Cul de Sac
    Tom Beach Hotel
    Les Brisants
    Villa Kyody
    Villa Criket St Barts Villa - St Jean
    Villa Papillon Blanc
    Villa Rose Bud and Villa Coral Reef - St. Barthelemy
    Francois Plantation
    Sunset Hotel
    Villa Finistere
    Harbour Crest House
    Emeraude Plage
    RE/MAX Island Properties St Barths - Gustavia
    Bassin Laurent
    Villa La Siesta
    Tropical Hotel
    St Barts Blue Luxury Villas - St Barts
    Hotel St-Barth Isle de France
    St. Barts Villas for Rent by Owner - St. Barts
    Hotel Le Village St. Jean
    La Belle Aurore

    Caribbean Hotels and Resorts
    Add Bookmark

    Site Features

    St. Barthelemy Accommodations

  • Featured Hotels
  • All Hotels
  • Hotels (7)
  • Villas (11)
  • Vacation Rentals (6)

  • St. Barthelemy Links
  • Island Home
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Hotel Reviews
  • Maps
  • Weather
  • Island Facts
  • Attractions
  • Restaurants
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Island Articles
  • Travel Tips
  • Car Rentals
  • User Photo Galleries
  • Dive Resorts

    Sandals Resorts    Beaches Resorts -- Jamaica & Turks and Caicos     Sandals Resorts

    Caribbean Travel Home Caribbean Travel   Refer This Page to a Friend Refer This Page to a Friend   Add to your Favorites Add to your Favorites   Caribbean Vacations & Cruises Caribbean Travel Articles   Caribbean Restaurnat Reviews Caribbean Restaurant Reviews   Caribbean Hotels Caribbean Accommodations  
    Caribbean Hotels Caribbean Hotels & Resorts   Caribbean Villas Caribbean Villas & Vacation Rentals   Caribbean Hotel Reviews Trip & Hotel Reviews   Caribbean Hotel Restaurants Restaurants  
    Create your own vacation ticker Vacation Countdown Ticker

    Carribbean Diving

    Copyright ©1998-2016 & | Terms and Conditions | About Us

    carribbean vacations

    Disclaimer: Although we've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by any person resulting from information published on this site. We encourage you to verify any critical information with the relevant authorities before you travel. This includes information on visa requirements, health and safety, customs, accommodations and transportation.