Saint Barthélemy is another French colonial Caribbean destination you should definitely visit. It combines European and Caribbean charm and is a wonderful blend of many different types of attractions. Here are some of the places you should check on your vacation on St. Barths.
Saline Beach (Anse de Grande Saline)
This is one of the best beaches on the Caribbean that looks like a place from an ideal tropical postcard. However, it doesn’t offer natural shade, so you may want to bring something with you to solve this minor problem. It is a popular surfing spot as well and surrounded by some nice restaurants.
Gustavia is the capital of St. Barthes. It is incredibly picturesque, charming and filled with various distractions, like shops, galleries, museums, and cafes. Some of the most famous historical sites are Wall House Museum, Fort Gustavia, St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Episcopal Church from the 19th-century, and the Vieux Clocher, the oldest building in town.
Gouverneur Beach (Anse du Gouverneur)
This beautiful beach is secluded and quite natural, as well as extremely beautiful. It is a lovely place for those who are looking for a quiet, calm day on the beach.
The village of Lorient is the first French settlement in the area. Apart from being delightful and charming, it also has some excellent surfing beaches.
Snorkeling and Diving the Nature Reserve of Saint-Barthélemy
The marine life enthusiast should definitely check this place out. You get to learn something about the local marine flora and fauna, and, of course, try some lovely underwater activities.
The village of St. Jean might be small, but don’t let the size fool you since it is a very popular tourist area, with amazing beaches, a lot of excellent restaurants, shops, and luxurious resorts. If you want to experience a combination of luxury, nature, fun and small village charm, this is the ideal place for you.