Caribbean Tourism

Beaches & Watersports

Gustavia

In Gustavia, the capital, there are branches of several well-known French shops (such as Cartier). The small crowd of habitués is mostly young, chic, and French. The food, wine, and aromas are equally Gallic. The harbour or Carénage was renamed Gustavia after the 18th-century Swedish king, Gustavus III, and became a free port, marking the beginning of the...

Beaches & Watersports

St Barts is a popular mid-way staging post on the yachting route between Antigua and the Virgin Islands. Boat charters are available, also courses in, or facilities for, windsurfing (Toiny is the windsurfers’ favourite beach), snorkelling (very good, particularly at Marigot), waterskiing and sailing. Windsurfing Paradise, Baie de Saint-Jean, T277122, is a...