Planning a St. Barts Honeymoon
St. Barts has everything your romantic heart desires. With an endless list of activities and scenic surroundings, you will never run out of ways to delight in your time together. You’ll truly appreciate St. Barts like never before after a visit to this gem of an island. To help you feel confident about planning your honeymoon in St. Barts, here’s everything you need to know prior:
Why St. Barts Is Perfect For A Honeymoon
St. Barts is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It has a rich history and its climate is completely unique. There are many different activities to pursue while visiting St. Barts, and water sports are among the best ways to enjoy yourself. With all this activity, you can see the mystery behind the island’s charm. You will have the chance to explore everything from its underwater scene to its lofty heights where you’ll find breathtaking views that leave you in awe once you come close enough for a good look.
Where To Stay
1 Bedroom • 1 Bathroom • Sleeps 2 people
Starting at $457 USD/night
Villa Tortue, is a 1 bedroom villa in Lorient within minutes of the beach, restaurants, and shopping. The villa offers dramatic views of the ocean and surrounding islands, Villa Tortue pampers its guests with contemporary design and elegant furnishings. The integrated living area and bedroom open onto the bright terrace, inviting infinity pool, and spectacular ocean view.
2 Bedrooms • 2 Bathroom • Sleeps 4 people
Starting at $1000 USD/night
The newly built Villa King Gustaf is a jewel box of a vacation home. With two bedrooms, a well-laid-out living room and kitchen, and a comfortable terrace where your island life will most likely unfold, the luxury rental property is plenty long on space, but it is even longer on style.
2 Bedrooms • 2 Bathroom • Sleeps 4 people
Starting at $643 USD/night
Located in the peaceful part of Vitet, Valley is a contemporary two bedroom villa dominating the valley of “Grand Fond” and the ocean. Its terrace and its garden surrounding the pool are sunny a large part of the day. The two bedrooms are facing the ocean. With family or friends, your stay in this brand new villa will be unforgettable!
What To Do
Catch Rays At The Beach
St Barths offers some truly world-class beaches, with the sprawling Anse de Grande Saline recently classified as number five in the world, as well as a host of other beautiful bays on offer. You’re always certain to find a beach that is near empty – even at peak times – leaving the glistening sand and the glimmering sea at your disposal.
For those seeking beaches with bars, restaurants, and watersports, the larger bays of St Jean and Grand Cul de Sac are an excellent choice, while total seclusion can be found at the beaches Gouverneur, Marigot, and Lorient.
A yacht charter is an excellent way to make the most of the island’s variety of beaches, allowing you to discover the tiniest of coves and move with the ocean’s gentle rhythm.
Get Pampered At A Spa
One amazing way to unwind after a day of tying the knot is to pamper yourself in a place you never want to leave. The breathtaking views and tropical breezes in St. Barts make an afternoon at a spa one of the many things on your honeymoon that you’ll never forget.
Offering serene, relaxing facilities, La Spa at Le Barthélemy is recognized as the place to go for the ultimate experience in luxury. The skylight ceiling, the intricate bas-reliefs, and the inlaid precious stones that decorate each of the treatment rooms offer a truly unique experience followed by an extensive range of treatments and deluxe spa amenities including aromatherapy, massages, facials and more. To make sure you don’t miss out on your spa time with that special someone, book your spot early as it fills up quite quickly!
Villa Marie’s Pure Altitude Spa is another great option for honeymooners seeking a spa day as it offers a chance for couples to reconnect and rejuvenate in luxury. Your day here will include one 50 minute treatment of your choice, an incredible lunch served by the pool and a deck chair for you to conveniently lounge and enjoy the tropical climate outdoors. After spending some time in the sun during your vacation, we recommend their popular pure coconut ritual which is perfect for any bride looking to soothe and repair tired skin, leaving it glowing and refreshed. The palm tree covered treatment rooms are an exotic dream, you’ll want to keep your phone handy to snap some pics of the luxe experience.
Try A New Water Sport
When you’ve had your fill of relaxation, there is an amazing array of adventures awaiting you on the island. Below are some of the water sports you can take part in that you simply cannot fully experience back home.
Surfing: Tropical water temps, pristine white sand beaches, endless sunshine, and some of the best waves around -these are just a few reasons why surfing is so popular in St. Barts. Combine these things with the picturesque natural scenery and you have one of the most appealing spots on earth for a surfing vacation.
If you want to catch some of the Caribbean’s best waves, there are tons of surfing spots to choose from. Lorient, Saint Jean, Pointe Milou and Washing Machine are among the best beaches for hanging ten.
Kitesurfing: The constant sea breezes on the Atlantic shores of St. Barts make it an excellent destination for kitesurfers.
Le Sereno’s beach in particular is a dream spot for kitesurfing, where the trade winds and shallow waters make for ideal conditions for riders of all levels.
Boating and sailing: Boating and sailing in St. Barts is a unique opportunity for travelers to experience the sun, sand, and sea up close. Boats of various sizes can be rented around the island, and there are a number of options for amateur to expert sailors, as well.
Snorkelling and diving: Get underwater and check out the reefs and marine life below the surface. In St. Barts, marine life is close and intimate. Don’t just watch it–experience it through snorkeling in shallow waters where you’ll encounter beautiful coral reefs, fish, and sea turtles.
Allow your personal concierge to assist in setting up a wonderful sea excursion on a chartered catamaran or yacht where you can experience the Caribbean sea in all its glory.
Stand up paddle: Stand up paddle boarding, or SUP, is an exciting and exhilarating water sport that is growing in popularity all over the world. Whether you’re a first time participant or have been an avid surfer for years, SUP offers something for everyone. It’s a fun way to sneak a great workout into your day, and it can even be a competitive sport depending on how seriously you want to approach it.
Electric board: You will experience the adrenaline you seek on one of the electric surfboards in St. Barts. Enjoy smooth and fast rides over the ocean while taking in all the tropical scenery.
Where To Eat
Exquisite restaurants are dotted all around the island offering some of the most incredible gourmet experiences that you can imagine. Some notable favorites to check out would be:
The Sand Bar With Jean Georges
Address: Baie de Saint Jean, Saint Barthélemy 97133, St. Barthélemy
Phone: +590 590 29 79 99
Price range: $$$$
Sitting directly on the beach with breathtaking views of Baie de St. Jean in the distance, Sand Bar at Eden Rock is one of the most elegant dining destinations you will ever experience and is a perfect place to enjoy breakfast or lunch. Come and revel in the unique atmosphere of the sea front while enjoying freshly brewed coffee and a warm croissant as an introduction to the delicious breakfast buffet to come. For lunch, choose from a tantalizing selection of fresh local seafood, homemade pizzas and deliciously seasoned salads served in a setting of simple elegance. You can also enjoy the perfect dinner overlooking the beach and basking in the Caribbean sunset.
Address: Rue du Roi Oscar II, Gustavia 97133, St. Barthélemy
Phone: +590 590 51 00 05
Price range: $$$$
Find excellent Italian food in the heart of St. Barths in Gustavia at L’Isola – an elegant restaurant with a lovely warm ambiance and wonderful dishes. Easily one of the most romantic restaurants on the island, their menu features incredible gourmet options to choose from such as delectable risottos, braised short-rib bolognese served over fettuccine and fresh seafood prepared to perfection.
Le Toiny Restaurant
Address: 97133, St. Barthélemy
Phone: +590 590 27 88 88
Price range: $$$$
At Hotel Le Toiny, the restaurant offers unparalleled service and experience for both lunch and dinner. Dine in utter luxury and experience 5 star beach service at the brand new Beach Club ideal for their lunch services and as the day dies down into the evening, enjoy dinner in the exquisite setting of the gourmet restaurant indoors, accompanied with sensational views, where you will feel like royalty.
Book your St. Barts honeymoon accomodations with Rental Escapes, and discover for yourself why this island destination is favored by celebrities, jet-setters, and romance-seekers from all over the world.