A beautiful Place in the heart of turquoise water, set between the Atlantic and the Caribbean, welcome to Saint-Barths, 24 km2 Caribbean confetti, simple cufflink for billionaire costume? You are far from the essential … The art of living in Saint-Barth is felt in concrete terms: a local, relaxed and sincere welcome.
People of the Island use to say “Swiping too quickly after the departure of a visitor can prevent him from returning”? It’s the balance between understated luxury and simplicity. We greet each other, we talk to each other, we necessarily meet several times.
A lifestyle far from the image of all-glitter, important to some media! Hitchhiking is common, everyone drives a small car or quad, an electric car. The luxury car is asked to shine on the French Riviera … Of course, the island has also been an elitist host for the past thirty years. You just have to open the local directory to find the letter A on the name of Abramovich, a Roman by his first name, a Russian oligarch and the owner of a villa on the island. Even the idol of the young, Johnny Hallyday has anchored on this island dear to his heart. He chose the island as his last home and his fans come to meditate in the small cemetery of Lorient.
Welcome to Saint-Barth, a large French village where life is good and enjoy every moment: after a nature walk, or a swim in the lagoon, we let ourselves be seduced by an anthology of delicacies. Inspired by this favorite place and strong in a colorful gastronomic culture, the chefs excel in the art of sharing their creativity and reveal enticing works with spicy and mixed flavors. Saint-Barth is pure hedonism! She’s also a surprisingly wild beauty.
A nature subject to strong winds which promotes erosion and whose harshness refers to the original population of the island: these Breton or Norman settlers and their slaves, who did not experience the prosperity of the large sugar cane plantations. sugar. Here, we limit building permits, the houses do not exceed the height of a palm tree.
The island is fighting to keep its – fragile – balance. It is even recovering from the most devastating cyclone – Irma in 2017 – thanks to the tenacity and strength of its inhabitants who reflect the soul of Saint Barth.