St.Barths is a beautiful breathtaking the island and is part of the French West Indies. There is a glamour, elegance and chic dynamic to the island which can be attributed to its inherent French flavour.
It has a reputation as one of the safest islands in the world due to virtually no crime rate and many of the world’s high net worth businessmen and women, celebrities, models, Hollywood elite and those in the know have homes there. St Barts Villas are also considered by many to be some of the finest in the Caribbean.
The capital of St. Barths is Gustavia, a very pretty harbour town with steep bay walls and attractive red rooftop buildings. There is a boardwalk around the waterfront with boats and yachts moored in the bay. Lots of chic fashionable restaurants and bars are dotted around Gustavia and it has a luxury feel to the whole area.
Two kilometres East of Gustavia is Saint-Jean and the small airport lies at the end of Saint-Jean, featuring the second shortest runway in the world. Saint Jean is home to the famous Eden Rock Hotel and the ‘On the Rocks’ restaurant which produces internationally inspired cuisines by world-renowned Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Fine Dining Restaurants
There are over 80 restaurants in St. Barths and the food ranges from traditional French to the flavours of the West Indies. The Dining in St. Barths is considered to be some of the best in the world with provisions were flown in from Paris daily and seafood caught in local waters.
Eating in a St. Barths restaurant is akin to eating in some of the best Michelin star restaurants in New York, Paris, London and Tokyo. The demand is high and reservations are a must, particularly in the high season.