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  1. Thread: Wine

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    Wine

    Trying to find some of the delicious wines we sampled on the island in NY without much luck. What are the favorites that you have been able to locate in the states?

    Oh how I wish I had taken...
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    Re: St Barths Restaurant Plan

    Tis true, we did not go hungry Dad! Still dreaming about some of the meals as I watch the snow fall in NYC.

    And as it turns out, you were all right about breakfast too. We stayed in the villa...
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    Re: St Barths Restaurant Plan

    Nancy, we dined at Tamarin on Valentine’s Day for dinner. Was surprised they didn’t have anything special for holiday. We’ve traditionally dined at L’Isola on Valentine’s Day and they have provided...
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    Re: St Barths Restaurant Plan

    I learned from the best on this forum!

    Was hoping to run into you and Phil and introduce myself at the fashion show. No such luck. There's always next year!
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    Re: St Barths Restaurant Plan

    We just returned yesterday from a glorious 10 days on the island. Below is a rundown of our eating tour...

    Saturday: Le Repair for a late lunch/early dinner
    Sunday: Lunch @ Nikki Beach, Megumi...
  6. Re: Injury yesterday late afternoon at SBH airport-

    How terrible. I saw a flight leave late yesterday around 7:15-7:30ish and questioned why it was able to leave so late. Assumed it must have been a medical emergency. Sad to hear that it was.
  7. Re: Le Sereno- Perfect for beach luncheon!

    We were one of the families enjoying Le Barthelemy for lunch. Unfortunately for us the hotel is at full occupancy so they could not give us beach chairs. None the less, we enjoyed a fabulous lunch...
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    Re: Childcare in St Barths changes

    We have used Chateau de Sable for three years now and recommend them highly. Stephanie who is the owner is fantastic and my children look forward to seeing her each year. Unfortunately she was booked...
  9. Thread: Soley

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    Re: Soley

    Thank you Andy!
  10. Thread: Soley

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    Soley

    Does anyone know where/when Soley may be performing on the island this week? We enjoyed a performance of his at Lil Rock last year and would love to see him perform again.
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    Re: Zika Virus

    The mosquitoes are out and biting. Not sure about everyone's experience but we've been bitten more this year than any year prior.
  12. Re: Is the Winair connection at SXM as easy as the SBC connection?

    The airport is a bit chaotic. We have historically flown Winair but flew SBC this trip. We were very impressed with SBC and would chose to fly with them again in the future. As was mentioned in...
  13. Re: We disagree- Aux Amis was very good for dinner last night!

    Great news. We're headed there for lunch on Wednesday.
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    Re: Eden Rock Villa Rentals

    This is our second year renting through Eden Rock and I would highly recommend their services. As others have noted above, you are assigned a concierge during your stay and have access to the Eden...
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    Re: Favorite Breakfast Spot

    Wonderful responses. Thank you all!

    While we love breakfast in the villa and do prefer that hands down, getting out of the villa when you have two children makes for a morning adventure.
  16. Re: Mid - December Visit with Medical Emergency Experience

    Just purchased medical transportation insurance because of this post. Hopefully we'll never need a reason to use it but happy for the peace of mind. My husband had to take my daughter to the hospital...
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    Re: Spa Recommendations

    The Cheval Blanc spa was lovely when we visited in 2017. It is not on the water like the Christopher... set back from the hotel/beach if it is in the same spot post Irma.
    Great Guerlain products!
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    Favorite Breakfast Spot

    What is your favorite breakfast spot on the island? Bonus for excellent omelettes and smoked salmon.

    Planning to venture out for breakfast a few times this trip. Have only visited Creperie in the...
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    Re: le barthélemy thoughts for trip

    I’m a big fan of Cheval Blanc. We thoroughly enjoyed our time staying there and would again in a heartbeat. Agree with others regarding the waves, they can be rough at times. Just go out beyond where...
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    Re: Take-Out and Casual Dinner Dining

    Thank you all for the feedback! Will will definitely check out Kiki e Mo and Dad thank you for the tip on calling ahead. And Reed, yes agree on Andy's list. They are extremely helpful and...
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    Re: Take-Out and Casual Dinner Dining

    Ideally we'd like to stay in the area for the night we arrive (casual dinner evening). Le Bouchon is on our list for lunch as is Mayas to go for our beach picnic days.

    I've actually never been...
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    Take-Out and Casual Dinner Dining

    We're staying in a villa between St. Jean and Lorient and am looking for casual take-out/dine in options for dinner. L'Ardoise for dine in? To Sushi Mania for take-out? Les Bananiers is on the list...
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    Re: Moonrise Over Tamarin

    We too miss the lunch at Tamarin as it was a favorite of ours. We visited last year for dinner and will do the same this February. A different experience and lovely. Hopeful they will reopen for...
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    Re: Niki Beach on Sundays

    Thank you Jim. Very helpful. We are going to make a 12:30 reservation and give it a whirl!

    For context, when my husband and I first started coming to the island 14 years ago, we were in our 20's...
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    Re: Niki Beach on Sundays

    We’ve been traveling to the island for 14 years and have never been to Nikki on a Sunday. Now as we plan our upcoming trip, the posts on the forum have me intrigued. Do you think it’s an appropriate...
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    Re: A Heavy Heart

    Sending my sincerest condolences to Andy and his family. I too do not know Andy or Phyllis but know of both from this forum. Prayers for peace and healing.
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    Re: Babysitter Referrals Feb 3-8

    We have used Stephanie the last two years. I highly recommend her.
    My children look forward to see Stephanie on our visits. We’ll see her again in a month!

    http://babysitting-stbarth.com/en/
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    Re: Cheval Blanc

    Thank you Phil and Amy for your great coverage as always! Looking forward to the fashion show in Feb.
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    Re: Cheval Blanc

    And the sand wall sculpture in the restaurants My kids were most concerned about that making it through the storm!

    The hotel looks beautiful and so happy to see them back. Will be curious to see...
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    Re: Boat Transfer from SXM to SBH

    Thank you PurpleJeep. We're actually thinking of doing a private boat transfer via Jicky. My apologies for not being clear in my original post! We've done the ferry in the past and wouldn't do it...
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    Boat Transfer from SXM to SBH

    We’re thinking of doing a boat transfer from SXM to SBH instead of flying. Has anyone has experience doing this post IRMA? Do you know how far the boat pick up is from the SXM airport or how long the...
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    Re: Biker Doggie

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    we spotted the same stylish dog last February. A cutie!
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    Re: Cheval Blanc

    I emailed the Cheval Blanc last week to inquire about pricing. We stayed there in Feb of 2017. The same room we rented in 2017 has gone up by 1,300 Euro a night (+70%) Lucky them if they can get an...
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    Re: Lil’ Rock Closed?

    This is very unfortunate news. Our family spend 9 days on the island in February and lil' Rock was one of the highlights of the trip. It was as lloyd said, the closest thing to Gloriette on Sunday...
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    Re: March 2018 Honeymoon

    Congratulations on your upcoming wedding!

    To add to the list, I would suggest lunch at lil' Rock in St Jean (pop up). There is live music (I believe on Tue.Sat, Sun). We happened to go on a Sunday...
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