St. Barthelemy Journals

Relaxation and Bliss in St. Barts

An October 2003 trip to St. Barthelemy by kevchef

Our villa Photo, St. Barthelemy, Caribbean More Photos
Quote: For our 10th anniversary, we wanted something memorable and new. We found it in St. Bart's. The people were great, the accommodations were stylish and fresh, the food was incredible, and the beaches were to die for.

St. Barts Oct. 2003

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Our villa Photo, St. Barthelemy, Caribbean
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This was the first but will not be our last trip to St. Barts. For our 10th anniversary, my wife and I wanted to go somewhere special and so we chose your beautiful island as the place to sip rum punches and slip our feet into the sand. We were to stay at the Eden Rock but because they were scheduling some work on their roof during the time we were to stay, we were told our room wouldn't be available. Their loss was our reward, as we chose a villa up in the hills above St. Jean instead. Some friends of ours had stayed in the Villa Soleil for their honeymoon a few months back and had heard about our troubles at the Eden Rock, so they recommended we stay right where they had been. They were adama...Read More

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Arriving in St. Barts Photo, St. Barthelemy, Caribbean
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There are so many things I want remember and share with you, so I'll do my best to mention our favorites and hope that my recollection will be enough to satisfy your desires to return to the place everyone who enters loves: 1. The tranquility and seclusion of Gouveneur's white sand beach; without a doubt one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen anywhere in the Caribbean. 2. Colombier, for the sense of Alexandre Dumas and the "Count of Monte Cristo" and of course more turtles than many will see in a lifetime. Hint - swim out towards the old blue freighter that's been moored there for a few years now. 3. The Run along Flamand's Beach to Colombier and then the trai...Read More

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kevchef

kevchef
Newport News, Virginia