Caribbean Tourism

Getting There

Air

Only small planes carrying a maximum of 20 passengers can land on the short runway. Enquire locally for boat services between St Barts and the French and Dutch sides of Saint-Martin/Sint Maartin. (See Getting Around).


Sea

Anchorages: (French flag) Outside the inner harbour of Gustavia, daily anchorage fee of US$2.50-5, depending on location. Inside the main harbour, stern to or on double moorings, fees are based on length of boat. Water, waste disposal, showers and toilets are available at the dock. Other anchorages around the island are free. Provisioning and some marine supplies.


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Gustavia

In Gustavia, the capital, there are branches of several well-known French shops (such as Cartier). The small crowd of habitués is mostly...

Before Travelling

Hospitals and Medical Facilities: T276035. Doctor on call: T277304. Useful Addresses Gendarmerie: T276012. Police: T276666. Fire: T276231....

Getting Around

Land Car Hire: Many agencies at the airport. Hertz T277114 Avis T277143 Budget T276630 Turbe T277142 Gumbs Rental T277532 Questel T277322...

Communications

Telephone Services The SiBarth agency on General de Gaulle in Gustavia, T276238, F276052, has a fax service and a mail holding service....

Tourist Information

Local Tourist Office Quai de Gaulle, Gustavia T278727, F277447 Open Mon-Thu 0830-1230, 1430-1800 Fri 0930-1230, 1430-1600

ST. BART'S: as it's called, is eight square miles and just a short air hop from the island of St. Martin.

St. Bart's, as it's called, is eight square miles and just a short air hop from the island of St. Martin. But it's worlds away. Where it is...

ST. BARTHELEMY: HOW TO GET THERE

AIRLINES: * Air Caraibes. * Air Guadeloupe. * Air St. Barthelemy. * Air St. Thomas. * Windward Islands Airways....