Hitting the Deck As an alternative to a villa or hotel, you can stay on a yacht while in St. Barth. It also gives you the perfect opportunity to set off on a cruise around the island, or across the Caribbean. Moran Yacht and Ship (www.moranyachts.com) have a range of yachts to choose from.
www.moranyachts.com
Le Guanahani St. Barth’s most irresistible private enclave, Le Guanahani is spread out over 18 secluded tropical acres on its own peninsula. Within this captivating landscape, vibrantly hued cottages are scattered along garden paths that wind through lush bougainvillea, hibiscus and palms. The casually

Grand Cul de Sac 97 133, St-Barthelemy, Antilles Francaises
tel.: +590 590 52 90 00 fax: +590 590 27 70 70 ou 29 74 38
www.leguanahani.com
Le Sereno Location, location, location, as the real estate agents say – Le Sereno has it in spades. The 5-star hotel nestles on the shore of the glorious Grand Cul de Sac, a turquoise cove that is protected from the waves by a coral reef.

BP 19, Grand-Cul-de-Sac, 97133 Saint Barthélemy, French West Indies
tel. USA: 1 888 Le Sereno / tel.: +590 590 29 83 00
www.lesereno.com
From High Up in the Hills The name is no accident – from high up in the hills over St. Jean Bay, Villa Wings has a bird’s eye view of the island and the sea beyond.
Bonito Whether you're ensconced in the laid-back lounge, which might have you thinking you're in the living room of some great friends at their beach house, or out on the terrace dining room with its hill-top views overlooking Gustavia's harbor, you'll find Bonito both effortlessly chic and refreshingly free of formality.

Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
tel.: +590 590 279 696
www.ilovebonito.com
The Finest Vintage Vanita Rosa, Thomas Wylde, Fabienne Miot, Sea Memory, boutique Carla Saint Barth, boutique C&J Fashion Store, boutique Wild Side
Photo: Christian Oth
Make-up: Idalmi Perez for Idalmi St. Barth Cosmetics
www.idalmistbarth.com
The Road to Colombier For many, it’s still known as “Rockefeller Beach” — for years, David Rockefeller owned the surrounding property. This is where the locals come to camp at Easter Weekend — a great St. Barth tradition.

Boutique Pop St. Barth, C&J Fashion Store
Photo: Christian Oth
The 2015 Bucket Already established as one of the key yachting events in the Caribbean, this year's Bucket Regatta in St. Barth was all the more memorable thanks to racing in perfect conditions and a series of spectacular air shows featuring a unique collection of historic aircraft.
Brief Encounter Boutique Ilena, Top boutique Pop St. Barth, NG Creation St. Barth
Photo: Christian Oth
Location: Hotel Christopher
Reflect to Affect Shades and a swimsuit — what more do you need? Just a chic pool or beach to parade them on, and there’s no shortage of either in St. Barth. Thanks to the owners of the Villa Le Manoir de Lurin for providing us with the perfect setting in which to try them on…

Boutique Ilena, boutique Wild Side, Sea Memory, boutique Bamboo St. Barth, boutique Carla Saint Barth
Photo: David Benoliel
Location: villa Le Manoir de Lurin
Precious Stone Island Islands — like gemstones scattered across the waters of the Caribbean. On St. Barth, pearls, agates, diamonds, sapphires, amethysts and other precious stones take on a new brilliance. A mellow pearl, Paraibas, a pink conch pearl … there is no limit to the artistry, the skill and the subtlety with which they can be incorporated into works of jewelry by true artists.

Cartier, Graff, De Grisogono
Home Comforts C&J Fashion Store (Chris Shop), boutique Volver, boutique Ilena, boutique Sea Memory, boutique Carla Saint Barth, boutique Bamboo St. Barth, Diamond Genesis, Caravan Saint Barth
Photo: David Benoliel
Location: Villa Le Manoir de Lurin
Freedom of the Water Boutique Bijoux de la Mer, boutique Diamond Genesis, boutique Fabienne Miot
Photo: Laurent Benoit
Touch Down with Tradewind Aviation Island-hopping by plane in the Caribbean — it’s not the only way to travel here, but it’s one of the most thrilling. As you dip over the hills and make a steep, steep descent to land, remember that the end of the runway leads right to the beach…

Boutique Sea Memory, boutique Wild Side, boutique Vanita Rosa, boutique Diamond Genesis
Photo: Christian Oth

Tradewind Aviation
Shine On Apot.Care, CoSTUME National, Themae
Burjua SPA 5th Anniversary

www.burjuaspa.ru
Back to Black Boutique Ilena
Photo: Christian Oth
A short walk from Gustavia A short walk from Gustavia, you’ll find Shell Beach. When the other beaches are too windy, this sheltered cove is where you can sunbathe and swim in peace, taking in the views of Statia and Saba islands.

Boutique Volver, NG creation St. Barth, boutique Pop Saint Barth, boutique Bamboo St. Barth, boutique NG creation St. Barth, boutique Pop Saint Barth, boutique Ilena, boutique C&J Fashion Store (Chris Shop), Vanita Rosa
Photo: David Benoliel
A New Frontier - Skolkovo Golf Club A Major Championship has been hosted in the Russian capital at brand new, first-class Golf course in the russian version of Silicon Vallery - the russian bear is finally picking up its clubs and aiming for a hole in one...

www.skolkovogolf.com
SubLime Selection Le Guanahani, Nikki Beach, Modjo, La Plage
The Very First Touchdown This year marks the 70th anniversary of the first landing by an airplane on the island of St. Barth – an occasion that will be marked with the renaming of the local airport. The airport will be renamed the Remy de Haenen in honor of the first pilot to actually land on the island (way back in 1945) and a man who played a crucial in the development of St. Barth as a resort.
Selections Boutique NG creation, boutique Sea Memory, boutique Wild Side, boutique Vanita Rosa, boutique Bamboo St Barth, Boutique Pop Saint Barth, boutique at the restaurant La Plage or in Gustavia, boutique Bijoux de la Mer, Costume National
The St. Barth Connection People with that St. Barth link, whether they're year-round residents or frequent visitors, are special. They have a unique view on life, and genuine insights when it comes to life on the island itself. Meet five of them, each with his or her own take on what keeps them in St. Barth, or what keeps them coming back.
Places Nilli Resto, Bonito, Le Sereno, Le Gaiac, Indigo, L'Isola