On the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea is the tiny island of St. Barthélemy, affectionately called St. Barts. It has been a popular playground for the rich and famous for decades and considered one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Also famous for its sophisticated lifestyle that is based on French Culture, it is easier to find a luxury getaway resort in St. Barts than a budget hotel. Here are six of the most luxurious getaway pads in St. Barts.
Hôtel Le Toiny
The Hôtel Le Toiny is known for its privacy and exclusivity. Celebrities and other high-profile guests have preferred this hotel for years. Located on a hillside overlooking the sea, and surrounded by tropical forest, each villa has a private heated pool and a spectacular ocean view. It is a pet-friendly hotel with Wi-Fi, a fitness center, bar/lounge, spa and access to hiking trails and endless water sports. Restaurant Le Gaiac, the open-air restaurant is considered the best on the island.
Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France
These St. Barts luxury vacation rentals are another favorite of the people seeking privacy. The Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France has a chic French ambiance right on the beach. The villas are spread out along the hillside and beachfront and surrounded by gorgeous flowering plants and palm trees in a landscaped garden by Madison Cox. The resort offers a Guerlain Spa, yoga pavilion and you will find Moke jeeps for rent. A team of butlers looks after your every need and if you are in-house for lunch, you may be treated to a fashion show.
Eden Rock St Barths
Eden Rock St Barths is the first and still one of the best luxury hotels on the island. It has the most dramatic location of any resort perched on a rocky promontory just steps from the pristine beach and warm crystal-blue sea. Visitors often see celebrities at breakfast such as Rihanna, DiCaprio and Mariah as it is a social center for the big-name guests. This is one of the best features of the hotel. In spite of the glitz and glamour, famous art collections and other personal touches, it has a homey feel where everyone is welcome. You may enjoy spa services in your room or on the beach and a wide variety of non-motorized water sports are free, such as kayaking, paddle boarding and rafting.
Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa
This luxury resort perfectly blends Parisian chic with the casual, tropical island lifestyle. These St. Barts luxury vacation rentals are the place to visit for those who would like to enjoy the natural setting, as they are located in part of the Nature Reserve of St. Barts. Guests see colorful corals and tropical fish, turtles, starfish and other fauna as well as gorgeous flowers and trees. The restaurant serves French cuisine with an island-inspired twist. It has a rooftop bar with live music, a pool and all the five-star amenities you would expect as well as access to myriad water sports. The rooms are extra-spacious. Yoga practitioners enjoy the Yoga Retreat organized at the hotel.
Hôtel Le Sereno
Hôtel Le Sereno is a small, private, family-owned resort just 600 feet from the shoreline. It has private vacation villas and suites as well as a gourmet restaurant and first-class spa. It provides a private, intimate environment of sophistication for couples looking for luxury accommodation with class. From the facilities to the service, everything is designed for maximum comfort. The villas have oceanfront views, private pools and gardens, and each has Wi-Fi, Flat-screen TVs and iPod docking stations. The beach is just a few steps from your door. The resort has been recently renovated and a Valmont Spa and beach restaurant extension have been added. You will find the island’s only true Mediterranean brasserie operated by Sereno Italy. The location at the Grand Cul De Sac in St Barths guaranteed the privacy you seek in St Barts luxury vacation rentals.
Villa Marie St Barth
The secluded location of Villa Marie St Barth in the hills above the Bay of Flamands guarantees your privacy. The Colombier beach is a 20-minute stroll from your villa and not accessible by car. This amazing luxury resort was designed and decorated by the founder Jocelyne Sibuet. Each villa is unique with extraordinary furnishing and décor from all over the world. The Pure Altitude Spa brings the Alpine mountains to the island with original treatments and products. The gourmet restaurant, François Plantation, is headed by Emmanuel Motte.
St Barts. is the premier island in the Caribbean for luxury vacation accommodation. You will find bespoke vacation experiences with the features and amenities of a five-star hotel and the privacy of a private villa. With 24-hour concierge and staff that is trained and experienced in luxury service, you will not be disappointed.