Category Archives: St. Barths

St. Barth’s Honeymoon -A dream beginning

 Crawling through the small cabin door of the DHC-6 Twin Otter at Princess Juliana Airport in St. Maarten, we knew that we were just 9 minutes from heaven on earth, our St. Barth’s Honeymoon.  The plane held only 12 passengers and within a matter of minutes, we taxied and were airborn.  Almost immediately, we were… Read More »

St. Barths Island Inspires the Fashion Styles

 Beachwear and casual island style clothes make the perfect fashion statements on St. Barths.  With 22 beaches to visit and a balmy, sunny climate for most of the year, nature is the big draw on the island. I love to window shop and see the newest boutique fashions. Many of the boutique owners live on… Read More »

L’Isola Restaurant St. Barths – a Taste of Italy

   L’Isola Restaurant St. Barths is an Italian restaurant set in the heart of Gustavia. The owner is Fabrizio Bianconi, who also operates the sister bistro Isoletta. The charming Isoletta opened in April of 2012 and has become very popular with locals and visitors. Fabrizio Bianconi  is also a part owner in the famous Santa Monica,… Read More »

St. Barths Private Villa Retreat

 St. Barths island is the perfect entryway to a Caribbean paradise. A St. Barths Private Villa Retreat allows for discretion, space, and tranquility. We have hopped around the island and stayed at many fabulous villas over the years. After 25 years of searching, we have found our favorite villa overlooking St. Jean beach. Thus we strongly… Read More »

Eden Rock’s Sand Bar St. Barths – Top 10

   The Sand Bar restaurant at the Eden Rock resort is easy to find on St. Jean beach. We stroll past it every day – twice! It stays in our view as we power walk the beach. It is a great place for dining and people watching. It is always at the top of our… Read More »

Hotel Saint Barth Isle de France – a Quiet Cove Destination

 In our efforts to continually explore and search out the “best” of St. Barths, we travel every square mile of the Island. One destination that is always improving is the Hotel Saint Barth Isle de France. In the French classification system it has been awarded a 5 star rating. That is not an easy feat and we… Read More »

Cõté Port Restaurant St. Barths – Port Authority

   The orange flags waving for the Fun Cup Sailing event on St. Jean beach inspires us to drive into downtown Gustavia for dinner. After a day watching the wind surfers catching the breezy blasts of wind at St. Jean beach and strolling the beach, we have worked up an appetite. Darkness comes early on the… Read More »

Mango St. Barths Delivers at the Christopher Hotel

   Mango St. Barths restaurant sits at the center of the Christopher Hotel. This outside dining venue overlooks the largest resort pool on St. Barth’s. It also sits at the edge of the sea that offers surf for boarders and that washes onshore at L’Orient Beach. The calm of the pool and the crashing surf… Read More »

Guanahani’s Indigo Beach Restaurant & Bar – One Day in Paradise

 If you love to enjoy good restaurants while on vacation and watersport activities, then the perfect spot for you is the Guanahani hotel and Indigo Beach restaurant. The combination can’t be beat anywhere on St. Barths island. The Guanahani has the ideal location with 2 adjoined beaches and a rocky outcrop to explore. Watersport enthusiasts… Read More »

Entracte St. Barths – Intermission for an Island Meal

 Entracte St. Barths is a French joint that sits across from the Gustavia harbor. Islanders and visitors drive by on the narrow harbor road in front of the restaurant and yet it isn’t bothersome. Locals and visitors alike keep this place busy. It is a small space with about 16 table,  but the owner takes… Read More »