Top things to do in Gustavia

Top Choice Juice Bar in Gustavia

Tom's Juice Bar

Hidden up a flight of steps above Gustavia's town center, Tom's is a diamond find for freshly squeezed juices with names such as 'sweet green' (spinach, cucumber, apple and lime), smoothies called 'purple rain' (aca…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Gustavia

Le Petit Deauville

The sublime, all-natural, fruit-based sorbets (such as pineapple, mango, guava and passionfruit) and rich, creamy ice creams (including roast chestnut, pistachio, chocolate and crème brûlée) handmade at this tiny sh…
Fusion in Gustavia

Eddy’s

Tucked behind a timber gate (look for the iguana motif on the stone pavement out front), this hideaway filled with tropical plants and wooden furniture is a perennial favorite among locals. The menu blends French, C…
Arts & Crafts in Gustavia

Les Petits Carreaux

Artist Véronique Vandernoot's iconic hand-painted ceramic tiles appear at the entrance to every beach on the island, with bright Caribbean colors vividly evoking each location. You can watch Véronique paint and buy …
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 …
Creole in Gustavia

Pipiri Palace

Inside a large Creole cottage amid a miniature tropical forest, longstanding institution Pipiri cooks up casual lunches (Creole crab cakes, mahi-mahi tartare, grilled rock lobsters) and intricate evening mains (pan-…
Bar in Gustavia

Le Select

Although it was actually a meal in the British Virgin Islands that inspired Jimmy Buffett's famous song Cheeseburger in Paradise, it hasn't stopped Le Select from making it its anthem. Plastered in beer coasters, th…
Thai in Gustavia

Black Ginger

Filled with glossy timber furniture and lush plants and lit by oversized lamps, this split-level space is a seductive spot for spicy Thai flavors; try the pla pik (mahi-mahi with black pepper), seua rong hai (grille…
Italian in Gustavia

L’Isola

All of the pasta is handmade onsite at this elegant Italian restaurant inside a white-painted timber cottage, and appears in dishes such as veal ravioli with porcini cream sauce or gnocchi with truffled lobster. Six…
Italian in Gustavia

L'Isoletta

The casual sibling of fine-dining establishment L'Isola has a chic terrace with outsized wooden furniture strewn with cushions. Pizzas (by the half-meter or meter, served on wooden planks) are the mainstay, along wi…