Category: Beaches and Places

Five St. Barths Villas You Can Keep Fit While on Vacation

Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean your fitness routine should slip. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite villas with gyms, decks great for yoga and tennis courts, so you can book a healthy vacation...

St Barths

Way back in 2008 I was lucky enough to spend New Years in St Barths and it was everything you are probably imagining: yachts, decadent parties, beautiful girls, lots of champagne and… well it was...

Take in the Splendor of St. Barths

St. Barths is a verdant, mountainous island, blessed with pristine white sand beaches and loads of French charm. Both the celebrities and fashion sets flock to the island. It’s not unusual to see Calvin Klein,...

Off season, On Point

Ah, a summer holiday. Who doesn’t love one? When I heard from friends like Leandra Medine, a.k.a. the Man Repeller, that St. Barths this time of year was awesome, I just had to indulge and...

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La Plage de Lorient

One of the lesser frequented beaches of St. Barths, Lorient is a hidden gem among a veritable jewelry box of coastlines. A bit removed from the hustle and bustle of Gustavia and St Jean, La...

Spend the Day at Shell Beach, St. Barths

Within walking distance of the harbor in Gustavia there lies a little beach, set between to cliffs and littered with glistening pink and white shells.  Appropriately named, Shell Beach is a perfect combination of seclusion...

Exploring the Coral Reef at Colombier

This weekend, I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon at Colombier snorkeling and exploring the spectacular reef.   As mentioned in a previous post, the hike to the beach is a fantastic excursion and...

The Piscines Naturelles at Grand Fond

The southeastern corner of St. Barths is a rugged, mountainous coastline with wide open stretches of undeveloped land.  The longest stretch of beach, Toiny, is bordered to the south by a cove known as Grand Fond. ...

Sunday Brunch at Nikki Beach

I could hear the beat thumping and a chorus of shouts and cheers as I crossed the street and entered the small area of shops along the beach in St. Jean. As I passed through...

Up Close Airplane Take-Offs and Landings

Before arriving on St. Barths, I had only heard of the spectacular daily air shows provided by the famously short runway at the airport in St. Jean.  The location of the airport, lodged between Gustavia...

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