Category Archives: Beaches

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 »

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 »

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 »

St. Jean Beach

  We just arrived on St Bart‎s about 45 minutes ago.  We hired our rental car, dropped our luggage at the villa, put on our bathing suits and headed down to St Jean beach for a walk. We park at the new lot behind Tom Beach La Plage, a fine example of a “development” that… Read More »

St. Barths Wonderland

 St. Barths Wonderland is filled with phenomenal beaches waiting for discovery, calm coves for snorkeling, windy shores for wind and kite surfing, sunny sands for sun worshippers, numerous water sport offerings, yacht charters and even a yellow submarine. The beachside restaurants create a zen styled atmosphere for every type of diner. In Gustavia, the harbor… Read More »

Colombier Beach St. Barths – Beach Lovers Destination

 What defines a great beach? Colombier Beach St. Barths is the perfect beach for a sailor or a landlubber. It essentially is a beach lover’s ideal destination. For the nautically inspired, Colombier is a protected cove that offers adventures on the beach, snorkeling, swimming, fishing and beachcombing. From sunup to sundown, the sea lover can satisfy their… Read More »

Hotel Guanahani St. Barths ~ Originalit​y & French Style

 The Guanahani Hotel sits at a triple triangle of blue waters. The beach narrows to a ribbon of white sand at the foot of a small volcanic, mountain outcrop. There is a green lagoon on one side and the azur sea on the opposite side. Centered in the widest part of the beach is a… Read More »

St Jean: Glitz and Glamour, or L’Orient: Privacy and Tranquility-Part Two

 Our favorite L’Orient villa sits on the far west end of the beach, near the burned out remains of Jimmy Buffett’s former establishment Autour du Rochet. Rumor has it that David Letterman may now own it. It is reached by a dirt track that winds under palm trees with the end of the drive marked… Read More »

Colombier – Sailors & Hikers Paradise

 Colombier beach offers beachcombers some hidden delights.  It offers double happiness with 2 for 1 experiences for the sailor and hiker!  The beach is located on the Northeastern part of St. Barths and is a favorite destination for boaters.  Day hikers can spot the tall masts of boats, as they top the ridge overlooking this nature… Read More »