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    Re: Where Am I #7

    Both of those items look VERY tasty! I think we'll have to add Le Mango to the dining rotation.
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    Re: SXM Transfer Questions

    We traveled through SXM on Thursday 11/7 connecting from JetBlue arriving at 1:30 pm to St Barth Commuter departing at 4:15 pm. We had carry-on only and it was very quick. Upon arrival you will...
  3. Thread: Thankful

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    Re: Thankful

    Having not visited SBH since 2010, we are thankful to have been blessed with a client that made our visit this past February possible. And now - even more thanks that we have the opportunity to...
  4. Re: Questions regarding departure on United from SXM

    Thanks for the heads-up on the Mobile Passport App. My husband has Global Entry, but I don't.
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    Thanks - I did see a previous post referencing Wimco so we will definitely try that. I was concerned about having to show our passports because our flight isn't a return portion of a round-trip. We...
  6. Questions regarding departure on United from SXM

    Hi all,

    I'm hoping someone can help me understand the procedure returning home through SXM and offer some advice. We arrive on Saint Barth Commuter at 12:15, and depart on United at 3:10 on a...
  7. Re: "Another Op'nin', Another Show" (thank you Cole Porter!)

    We arrive on Thursday the 7th. What a wonderful way to kickoff our vacation and meet new friends. Count us in!
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    Re: 18 days and counting...

    I'm sorry to hear about your Mexico experience, but at least it sounds like you had some quality time with friends. We arrive SBH in 10 days - and have been counting down for 3 months! We agreed to...
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    Re: Eat, lounge, eat, repeat

    We rented from Jean Michele a couple of times in February when Pearl was booked. A great option at a VERY reasonable price! I never even thought about reserving from them in advance - just assumed it...
  10. Lunch with Loungers vs BYO chairs and usage of Les Toilettes?

    On another thread there is a discussion regarding lounger rentals with lunch reservations at various restaurants. It seems the overwhelming preference is to use the chairs/umbrella from your villa,...
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    Re: Reservations...

    Marybeth - I've been obsessing as well and have had the same concern as you. Based on previous comments I seem to be worrying needlessly. :nerd:
  12. Thread: Baz Bar

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    Re: Baz Bar

    BazBar has never been on our radar - but their menu/concept looks inviting! For live music events, is it necessary to make reservations in advance? Or is this the kind of place that you just wander...
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    Re: St BarthGourmet Menus

    Thank you Andy! I've been trying to plan our dinners for that week and was wondering when the restaurants would make the menus available.
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    Re: Zion has Reopened

    Andy - that was the exact post I was referring to. Thanks - GREAT information for my husband who is a skeeter magnet.

    We buy it on Amazon. They have convenient 3 oz bottles of lotion and 3 oz....
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    Re: Flight v. Ferry for Nervous Traveler

    We took the ferry to/from SBH in February. The trip over was a delight as it was a perfectly calm, sunny day. I felt like I was on a sightseeing cruise. BUT...I believe this was a rare event. Our...
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    Re: Zion has Reopened

    Can't wait to try this place in November. Per a recommendation on this forum (can't remember the exact post) we've been using Sawyer Products Picaridin lotion. No smell - no sticky feel and VERY...
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    Re: Road construction- September-December

    What a GREAT website!!! I'm bookmarking this now - so many unique gift ideas for my knife-loving father-in-law. THANKS!
  18. Re: Papa's pizza. Anyone tried this one yet? Looks like delivery only.

    Yes - the hot oil!! I’ve tried many times to recreate it on my own but can’t quite get it right. And I’ve purchased some here and there in gourmet food stores but they aren’t right either. Has anyone...
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    Re: Turtle herding

    Great factoid!
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    Re: Jimny vs Ignis; Auto vs. Manual?

    Renting a Moke would be such a hoot! But alas, the car-rental "row" in my SBH excel spreadsheet doesn't accept that high of a dollar amount. :grin1:

    Thanks for all the insights - we just made a...
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    Re: Jimny vs Ignis; Auto vs. Manual?

    I apologize - my original post wasn't clear. We have never rented an auto transmission on SBH. I meant to imply that it "seems like" it wouldn't have enough power. Using the manual mode sounds like a...
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    Re: Jimny vs Ignis; Auto vs. Manual?

    We rented one from Turbé in February, and they're still advertising it on their website. Perhaps the website isn't up to date? I should probably email them to see if they still rent it.
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    Jimny vs Ignis; Auto vs. Manual?

    I'm finally getting around to reserving our rental car for November. In the past we've rented a Suzuki Jimny with manual transmission and have had no concerns or complaints. This year I'm considering...
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    Re: lightning round...

    This thread has been such a joy to read. Our first trip was in 2008. My husband was finishing up a three-year Air Force assignment in Winnipeg, Canada and we were yearning for some warm weather....
  25. Re: What is it that gives us the tingles anticipating SBH?

    Knowing that dining in restaurants won't include a dozen televisions blaring from every direction.
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    Re: Treasures of Corossol

    I miss that view from the villa (PSL) in Corrosol. We will definitely go back to visit the beach in November - maybe a morning swim complete with breakfast croissants from La Petite Colombe!
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    Re: United St. Barts

    I just read two other threads that brought a smile to my face - now I know I have to go back and comment/share!
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    Re: Villa Petite St Louis - Corrosol

    Let's see if this works. Obviously - there wasn't much there in February. Perhaps someone can comment on the amount of progress (or lack thereof) since our visit?

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    Re: Villa Petite St Louis - Corrosol

    We stayed at Petit St Louis in early February, and there was some considerable noise due to new construction nearby. When we were there it looked like they were digging out a new foundation, and the...
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    Re: Nikki Beach on a Friday?

    We went to Nikki for a Friday lunch in early February. We arrived mid-morning to enjoy some pre-lunch beach time and managed to find a parking spot on the road. I think it was our lucky day, because...
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    Re: Dinner 3/20/2019 Bonito

    We experienced the same thing in early February, and it actually started with ordering wine. I was having a lot of fun just reading the wine list, and the sommelier came back to our table three or...
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    Re: Maybe better to say nothing

    We had the unexpected opportunity to return to St Barth last month after being away from the island for nearly 10 years. Since our move "out west" I had talked myself into thinking that going back...
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    Re: Villa advice needed for November trip

    An update: After much research we finally put a deposit down on Villa Manon (Henson) for this November. Many thanks to everyone for all the information, suggestions, opinions, links, etc.
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    Re: Part 6 - Our last full day

    Hey - great idea! We just put down a deposit for a villa in November. I'd be more than happy to write a combined trip report in exchange for drinks and meals. What do you think? HAHA!
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    Re: The HAPPY THREAD!

    Waking up that first morning to the beautiful view from your villa. (Then making your way to Petite Columbe for breakfast...)
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