St Barts Yacht Charters
St Barts offers the perfect combination of chic French and exotic Caribbean
Where to find luxury yacht charters in the Caribbean? Look no further than the tiny island of St Barts. As glamorous as it is beautiful, St. Bart’s (Saint-Barthelemy, St. Barth’s or St. Barth) boasts the best of European sophistication, natural beauty and inherent island charms.
While it was leased to Sweden in 1785, the island is predominantly French; and it has become a top yacht charter destination for international celebrities, A-listers and jetsetters alike.
Surrounded by perfect, white-sand beaches – and dotted with rolling green hills, secluded coves, glistening blue waters and tropical foliage – St. Bart’s boasts private villas and boutique hotels, in lieu of large-scale resorts. From the posh hotels of St. Jean, to the chic shop-lined streets and red rooftops of Gustavia, St. Bart’s sparkles at every turn. Its quaint coastal villages, vibrant with activity, open up into celestial coasts; ones perfect for snorkeling, diving, kite surfing, kayaking, yachting, surfing and any other water activity yacht charter guests are yearning to try.
Things to See and Do in St Barts
Here are some of the top sites to experience during your next Caribbean yacht charter to the enchanting island of St. Bart’s:
Located along the island’s southern coast, Saline Beach’s pristine sands and protected coves are regarded as some of idyllic St. Bart’s most beautiful areas. Tucked away behind a rolling hillside, Saline Beach is surrounded by enchanting waters boasting hues of teal, cobalt and sparkling azure blue – perfect for surfing or wading under the warm sun.
Lined with trendy boutiques, local fare, galleries and small island charms, Gustavia is St Bart’s’ red-roofed capital. Considered a harbor town, this idyllic destination is home to an enchanting harbor – one filled with rustic fishing boats and mega yachts alike – as well as Fort Gustav, Shell Beach and an open-air market, Le Ti-Marché .
Home to the remains of St. Bart’s very own 18th-century fort, this historic haunt includes what remains of stone ramparts, a sentry box, an old brick-floored bakery, cannons and even a powder house. Identified primarily by its characteristic red and white lighthouse, added in 1961, the lighthouse offers one of the most beautiful views of the harbor below.