Practical Informations

More about Saint-Barth

A 25 square kilometers island surrounded by both the Caribbean sea and the Atlantic ocean, St-Barthelemy is a tropical heaven of French influence, only a 10-minute flight away from St Maarten’s international airport. With more than 16 beaches, 80 restaurants, ultra-luxurious spas, endless nautical activities and particularly intimate hotels, St-Barthélemy offers each visitor tranquility, hospitality and excellent services in an elegant, yet relaxed atmosphere.

• The Capital is Gustavia.

• The time is –4GMT.

• Electricity: 220 V 60 Hz.

• Languages

The official language is French but English is commonly spoken.

• Money

The official currency is Euro. Dollars are commonly accepted. There are banks and money exchanges in St-Jean and Gustavia. The Credit Cards usually accepted are Visa, Master Card and American Express.

• Climate

Tropical with temperature between 24°C and 32°C. The temperature of the sea varies between 24°C and 28°C. No rainy season.

• How to get around St-Barth

Rent a car is strongly recommended, as there is no public transportation. Taxis can be available on request.