St Barts adventure travel guide St Barthelemy

St Barts Adventure Travel Guide

On this St Barts adventure travel guide page – read a brief destination intro, why visit St Barthélemy & attractions not to miss…
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Will this Caribbean destination suit the adventurer in you?

This St Barts Adventure Travel Guide is essential reading for anyone planning to visit the St Barthélemy for an active Caribbean vacation. We hope it will help you decide if this destination suits the adventurer in you.

St Barts in a nutshell

Located around 22 miles to the south east of St Martin and Anguilla, St Barthelemy (aka St Barts or St Barths) is a volcanic island and was once a Swedish colony, hence the Swedish name of the capital – Gustavia, which is also the picturesque main harbour. There are more than a dozen beautiful white sandy beaches, and valleys and hills spread over the island – the highest peak is Morne du Vitet which rises to around 938ft.

Despite the fact that this French Caribbean island is only ten square miles in size, St Barts packs a punch when style comes into the equation. Consider it the St Tropez of the Caribbean. It is the haunt of the famous, the hideaway of the rich, and the harbour of magnificent yachts. There is also duty free shopping in the elegant shops in St Jean and picturesque Gustavia.

Why visit Saint Barthélemy (St Barts)

Enjoy a touch of under-stated elegance, chic accommodation, fine-dining in classical French restaurants, classy duty-free shopping in Gustavia and St Jean, beautiful white sand beaches, and lots of sailing regattas.

While you’re in Saint Barthélemy (St Barts)

Make the most of the bistro, bars, and gourmet restaurants frequented by movie stars and billionaires – and spend time people watching and celeb spotting. Take time out to explore the island’s hiking or horseback riding trails – check out the scenic views from Grand Cul-de-Sac, you can see the entire coastline.

St Barts Adventure Travel Guide – other pages

On other pages attached to this St Barts Adventure Travel Guide section you can check out all the things to do in Saint Barthélemy (St Barts), find out about hotels and accommodation, and discover Saint Barthélemy (St Barts) wildlife either by following the links here or via the image links below. There’s a page on Saint Barthélemy (St Barts) Carnivals, Festivals & Events too as well as a dedicated Saint Barthélemy (St Barts) Articles & Features page.

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ST BARTHÉLEMY (ST BARTS) WILDLIFE & MARINE LIFE
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ST BARTHÉLEMY (ST BARTS) CARNIVALS & EVENTS
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St Barts adventure travel guide St Barthelemy
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St Barts adventure travel guide St Barthelemy
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