The sensational superyacht destination of St. Barts
St. Barts has truly become one of the most renowned destinations in the world. With beautiful scenery, picturesque beaches, world-class restaurants, designer boutiques with a cosmopolitan atmosphere, it has much to offer.
With strong influences from France alongside the Mediterranean style of living, French the official language of the island and it truly has the perfect mix of peaceful relaxation and people.
Situated in the Caribbean, Gustavia is the tiny capital of the French Island of St. Barts, and its port is well known for attracting the highest concentration of superyachts in the Caribbean with the space to accommodate up to 60 yachts of up to 200 ft in its inner harbour alone, as well as 100 more in the outer waters.
It’s beautiful white sand beaches vary from secluded and romantic to wider beaches with beach bars, water activities or quiet shallows bays, providing something for everyone’s preferences.
St. Barts is a duty-free port, so you will have fabulous opportunities to shop until you drop in the range of luxury brands and chic boutiques as well as vintage wines, jewellery and beachwear.
The chic capital of Gustavia also accommodates many world-class restaurants and designer boutiques and the main strip of Rue de la Republique is lined with the colourful shop fronts and chilled out cafes.
You are in for a treat when it comes to dining at St. Barts. With over 80 restaurants across the island ranging from quirky beach bars and cafes to more lavish five-star restaurants, offering fresh seafood and fantastic ingredients that won’t disappoint.
If you are looking for nightlife you are in the right place. With champagne and cocktail bars, nightclubs and dancing, you will be sure to have a great time letting your hair down until the early hours. Many high profile names and celebrities are huge fans of St. Barts themselves, such as Beyonce, Jay-Z, Rihanna, Mariah Carey and Ellen Degeneres to name but a few, so you may even spot a celebrity or two.
A number of prestigious yachting and sailing events take place at St. Barts each year such as the St. Barts Bucket, St Barts Cata Cup and New Year’s Eve Regatta as well as more local events such as the festive St. Barts Christmas Village in Gustavia. With a population of just 35,000 there is a really sense of community and it is extremely safe, with little to no crime. St. Barts really is the most idyllic superyacht destination.