Attractions

Top Choice Beach in St-Barthélemy

Anse de Colombier

This is the tropical paradise you've been daydreaming about: a dazzling secluded white-sand beach that’s fronted by turquoise waters and backed by undulating hills. One scenic walking trail here begins at the end of…
Top Choice Beach in Anse de Grande Saline

Anse de Grande Saline

Secluded Anse de Grande Saline is the most photogenic of all St-Barth's beaches. This sweep of golden sand is ideal for working on your tan and frolicking in the crashing surf, but be aware that there's no shade. Fr…
Church in Gustavia

St Bartholomew's Anglican Church

Built in 1855 from French bricks and limestone, local stone and Sint Eustatius volcanic black rock, white-painted St Bartholomew's has an open-sided design with louvered shutters that let in celestial rays of light …
Beach in Flamands

Anse des Flamands

Anse des Flamands' clear waters are very popular with beachgoers and surfers when the swell's up. Although there's no shade, upmarket hotels at the eastern end have bars, sun loungers and umbrellas for paying custom…
Beach in Gustavia

Shell Beach

A short stroll from the harbor, Shell Beach is an ideal Caribbean strand. As its name suggests, the beach is awash with seashells, and although the water gets deep quickly, it's generally calm, making it ideal for s…
Beach in Lorient

Plage de Lorient

With calm waters at its eastern end and gentle surf at the western end, this gorgeous curve of golden sand is one of St-Barth's most family-friendly beaches. The reef is ideal for snorkeling amid friendly barracuda,…
Beach in St-Barthélemy

Anse de Gouverneur

Bookended by high cliffs, Anse de Gouverneur is a gorgeous, broad, secluded sandy beach fringing a U-shaped bay. It’s splendid for sunbathing, and for picnics. The lack of visitors – even in high season – means beac…
Ruins in Gustavia

Fort Gustave

Built in 1787 by the Swedish as one of three forts to protect the harbor, this site today has the remains of a slightly bottle-shaped lighthouse and a couple of fiberglass cannons. Most people, however, come for the…
Museum in Gustavia

Le P’tit Collectionneur

A diverse array of objects ranging from oil lamps, old nautical equipment and model ships to 18th‑century British smoking pipes and the island’s first phonograph tell the story of St-Barth’s colorful history at this…
Museum in Gustavia

Musée Territorial

Take a look at historical St-Barth, from the Carib settlements to the Swedish occupation, via old photos and traditional clothing, before browsing the museum's pair of contemporary art galleries featuring work from …