Caribbean Tourism

ST. BARTHELEMY (ST. BARTS): WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING:
Restaurants available-French and Creole. Asian and Italian also available.


NIGHTLIFE:
Entertainment available includes-Wine Bars. Live jazz (high season). Cabarets.

SHOPPING:
St. Barts is a duty-free port.

SIGHTSEEING:
The Musee Municipal de St. Barthelemy in Gustavia showcases the island's history through photographs, documents, costumes, and antiques. Inter-oceans Museum in Corossol has a collection of 7,000 seashells. Mountainous vicinity of Vitet looks like Normandy, with stone-fenced farms and tile-roofed houses.

SPORTS:
Activities: Deep sea fishing, Hiking, Horseback riding, Parasailing, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Squash, Tennis, Waterskiing, Watersports, Windsurfing, Yachting.

CALENDAR EVENTS:
January 2: three Kings Day.
January 11-22: 15th St. Barts Music Festival
March 4-8: Carnival
March 30: Mi-Careme or Mid-Lent.
April 4-8: St. Barts Film Festival
July 14: Bastille Day.
Aug. 1: Senior's Day.
Aug 5-6: Fete du Vent.
Aug 15: Assumption Day, St. Barts/Pitea Day.
Aug. 21: Festival of Gustavia.
Aug. 24: Festival of St. Barthelemy.
Aug. 25: Feast of St. Louis.
Nov 1: All Saints Day.
Nov 2: All Soul's Day.
Nov. 11: Swedish Marathon Race.
Dec 25: Christmas.
Dec 31: Reveillon de la Saint Sylvestre.

TRANSPORTATION:
Driving is on the right hand side of the road. Rentals available-Cars and Mopeds. Reservations should be made in advance through your hotel. Drivers should know how to drive a stick shift. Local Services-Two taxi stations, one at the airport, the other in Gustavia. Ferries to St. Martin.


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