About St. Barts
|t. Barthelemy, commonly referred to as St. Barts, is a little piece of paradise located close to St. Martin. Known for its sophistication and exceptional privacy, St. Barts is the perfect hideaway retreat.
The island was named for Christopher Columbus' brother, Bartolomeo, and it has evolved into a charming mixture of French and Swedish heritage. Narrow roads wind along the mountainous terrain, offering dramatic views of spectacular beaches and the sea.
Gustavia, named for an 18th century King of Sweden, is the capital of St. Barts. The narrow lanes house shops offering exquisite perfumes, haute-couture fashions and designer watches, all at duty-free prices.
Dining in St. Barts offers a wide selection from a waterfront cafe to a mountainside gourmet French restaurant overlooking the sea. Evening entertainment is laid back and casual; enjoy a piano bar, an intimate club or a walk in the moonlight. Lazing in the sunshine on one of St. Bart's 22 beaches is another option. Any way you choose, you are sure to feel relaxed and rejuvenated by this beautiful Caribbean island.
|Virtual Tours of St Barts (click to enlarge)