Windwardside

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Top ChoiceFrench in Windwardside

Chez Bubba

Pronounced 'boo-ba' and named for the owner's late dog, this darling bistro has a small but choice menu starring seafood risotto, beef carpaccio and grilled steak. Oenophiles will swoon at the 2500 bottles stored...

Top ChoiceInternational in Windwardside

Brigadoon

Housed in a romantic cottage with a wood-beamed ceiling, stone floors and antique red trim, Brigadoon is one of Saba's best restaurants. The menu blends Caribbean, French and Asian touches (Thai shrimp, teriyaki...

Top ChoiceInternational in Windwardside

Different Tastes

If you're on the island on a Tuesday, make lunch reservations at Chez Bubba, a fine-dining bistro that on that day is taken over by the nonprofit Different Taste initiative. It trains locals with special...

Bakery in Windwardside

Bizzy B Bakery

A tantalizing aroma of coffee and freshly baked bread wafts out of Bizzy B, Saba's best bakery, which also makes delicious croissants, pastries and cookies to take away or eat in the flower-filled courtyard out...

Art Studio in Windwardside

Jobean Glass Art Studio

Local artist Jobean works out of her colorful studio up on Booby Hill. During a half-day glass workshop, you’re set up with a torch and an unlimited supply of thin glass shafts that you melt down into swirling...

Arts & Crafts in Windwardside

Five Square Art Gallery

Paintings, sketches, drawings, prints, silk screening, cards, carvings, sculptures and other unique works by artists from Saba and around the Caribbean are all for sale at this gallery in Windwardside's village...

Arts & Crafts in Windwardside

Kakona

This superb gift shop showcases the work of Saban artists and craftspeople in a cute cottage. Many items are made from local plants and natural products (such as Saba Spice shampoo), and there's also unique...

Bar in Windwardside

Tipsy Goat Bar

Part of Tropics Cafe, this lively bar is a fun post-dive or hike hangout. Happy hour (4pm to 6pm) brings two-for-one beers and is best on Fridays. On Wednesdays, pick up inspiration for your next Saba hike during...

International in Windwardside

Long Haul Grill

In the early evening, Long Haul's big covered terrace fills with chatty locals along with carb-craving divers and hikers hungry for oven-baked sandwiches, two-fisted burgers or hand-tossed pizzas named after...

Barbecue in Windwardside

Swingin' Doors

Bookings are a must for this wildly popular, smoke-filled barbecue venue when the saloon-style wooden doors swing open for finger-lickin' chicken and ribs (Friday) or steak (Sunday), as only enough food is...

International in Windwardside

Tropics Cafe

Original artwork and pillows by local artist Heleen Cornet decorate this cheerful dining room overlooking the swimming pool of Juliana's hotel. From chocolate-chip pancakes for breakfast to red-curry coconut...

Jewelry in Windwardside

Marie de Saba

Hailing from France, Marie Petit is a self-taught artist who collects and grows seeds on Saba to turn them into unique jewelry – bracelets to elaborate necklaces – in her studio/boutique in an adorable Saban...

Jewelry in Windwardside

Jewel Cottage

Drop by the adorable gingerbread-trimmed traditional cottage of jeweler Mark Johnson to browse unique pieces including necklaces, bracelets and earrings for men and women. Designs inspired by Saba's extraordinary...

Museum in Windwardside

Harry L Johnson Museum

Surrounded by a flowering garden, this pint-sized museum in a quaint 1840-built sea-captain's cottage is crammed with an eclectic collection. Highlights include vintage photographs of Dutch royalty, a...

Museum in Windwardside

Dutch Museum

Inside a classic Saban gingerbread cottage, this teensy private museum and antique shop has a cluttered and eclectic assortment of Dutch tiles, lacework, porcelain, crystal, copper engravings, paintings, mirrors...

Supermarket in Windwardside

Big Rock Market

Windwardside’s largest grocery store stocks frozen meat, fresh veggies, some pharmacy items and two dozen varieties of rum, including the local Saba Spice.

International in Windwardside

Saba Snack

This little kitchen opens to a covered terrace and serves Mexican and international fare – burritos, quesadillas, chicken fajitas, burgers, Creole-spiced grouper, coconut shrimp, lasagna – to eat on-site or take...