The Insiders Vacation Guide To St Barthelemy
Get To Know The Sights Tastes & Sounds of St. Barthelemy
St Barts, St Barthelemy or St Barths… all will take you to the same wonderfully quaint Caribbean island. Located in the French Caribbean approximately 18 miles SE of St Martin and 27 miles from Anguilla. St Barts is a unique place… there is just a special feeling you get when your on this island. A relatively small island only about 15 miles long, a St Barts vacation does not include towering casino hotels or mega resorts, its allure comes from the islands intimacy, ideal climate, and Caribbean charm. The island has several of the Caribbean’s best beaches… uncrowded and tucked away in distinguishable coves with crystal clear water and sensational views. The capital city (Gustavia) is surrounded by a small protected harbor with excellent shopping and hosts many of the Caribbean’s best restaurants & cafes.
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Dining out in St Barts is one life’s great pleasures, and the island is considered by many to be the culinary capital of the Caribbean. We’ve included a comprehensive St Barts restaurant guide, including bistros, bars, cafes as well as reviews from visitors. If you’ve been to St Barts recently, we also have a restaurant forum where you can share your culinary experiences.
St Barts has over twenty magnificent Caribbean white sand beaches located around the different parts of the island. The beaches are uncrowded and it is fun to go spend an afternoon at a variety of different beaches on your trip. Topless bathing is allowed on all beaches, nude sunbathing is prohibited on St. Barts but occasionally some people break this law. All beaches are open to the public.
Activities Around St Barts Island
The Caribbean! Beautiful clear waters, white sand beaches, and a picturesque mountainous landscape perfect for scuba diving, snorkeling, photography, surfing, sailing, hiking, or just relaxing in the shade under a tropical palm. Here are a few island activities and service providers.