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St Barths

  • An aerial view of a beach lined up umbrellas

Glitzy, polished resorts and a designer French ambience are the mark of St Barths, where the jet set return year upon year for a dose of tropical island life doused in glamour.

Glitzy, polished resorts and a designer French ambience are the mark of St Barths, where the jet set return year upon year for a dose of tropical island life doused in glamour.

Despite mirroring the essence of Southern France from its fashion to its gastronomy, the atmosphere here is more aligned with what happens post-digestif, with the streets bursting to life come twilight with the unmistakable je ne sais quoi of its night time occupants.

When the sun rises, the verdant hilly winding roads hiding charming fishing villages and pristine protected beaches coax resort dwellers to clamber behind the wheel of a MINI Cooper and explore; but if the call of the beach is too strong, nothing quite beats the simplicity of lying on the sand and watching the blue sky turn to navy.

Blue small accommodation suites surrounded by plants

In pursuit of…

A flat beach with hills in the background
… a place to be seen without being eyed

St Barths has mastered the covertly overt. Conflicting, yes, but it seems to be a case of a careful balancing act. Red roofs command a glance while housing secluded spaces, A-listers know the ever-changing trendy places without so much as a whisper being exchanged, and there’s a healthy dose of humble exhibitionism but with a lack of disruptive photo-ops. Even arriving onto the island has a dramatic yet understated flare, as the small yet private planes drop down between the mountains.

Rachel Zoe, stylist
“St Barths is my favourite — so cultured and chic — I can always truly relax when I am there. It has been so influential in all my collections—I find I am always inspired and in the moment...”

Its essence...

Destination essentials
  • Nov - May
  • Jun - Jul
  • Aug - Oct
  • 9hrs 10min
    LGW - ANU - SBH
  • 9hrs 36min
    CDG - SXM - SBH
  • -4hrs
Time difference
  • EUR
  • French
Currency / Language
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