Tag 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 »

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 »

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 »

Do Brazil Beach Restaurant St. Barths

   A little bit of Hippie… Each place we visit on St. Barths has its own special atmosphere and persona. Shell Beach, walking distance from downtown Gustavia, is a short, laid back beach in a calm protected cove. The signature restaurant there is Dõ Brazil Beach Restaurant St. Barths, built into the rocky cliff with… Read More »

The Hideaway St. Barths – Found in a Tropical Garden

 Chez Andy’s Hideaway St. Barths restaurant is a local traditional island favorite with natives and visiters alike. The tall, friendly Brit Andy has taken on a new partner at his 27 year old bistro/café style restaurant, so it is now called The Hideaway. Local boutique owners, longtime villa owners and visiting guests all mingle casually… Read More »

Pipiri Palace St. Barths – A Rainforest Restaurant Delight

 Change is good for the Pipiri Palace St. Barths restaurant. The new owner Rodrigue and his wife purchased the dining spot in August 2013 and have freshened the interior and exterior with fresh paint and new décor. It is on the road down from Le Select with it’s traditional sign hanging out front and a chalkboard… 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 »

La Gloriette St. Barths – Lunch Only with a Kiss of Sunshine

  La Gloriette St. Barths is a family run restaurant that is famous on St. Barths for the Lunches that are served. Lunch is the meal to go there to enjoy. It is a small open-air beachside restaurant that offers shade under a sail cloth canvas or under the leafy plantain trees. There is a… Read More »

Paradise Found – St. Barths for the Ultimate Dream Vacation

 It’s a New Year & a New YOU! It is time to make your dreams come true and the best place to start is St. Barths. Now is the time to plan your St. Barths getaway. To celebrate a big LIFE event or just decompress from everyday demands, then St. Barths is the best destination.… Read More »

Remembering 2013 French Dream Vacation Style

 2013 was a great year for FrenchDreamVacations! The world is a beautiful place and we are very lucky that we live the frenchdream lifestyle. The frenchdream lifestyle is more than just hopping on a plane and landing in a foreign destination; the lifestyle is about truly embracing the food, culture, weather, people, and fashion of… Read More »