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Recent Caribbean reviews

  • Slice of Paradise

    "My husband and two grown children stayed at Gin-De-Mar in February 2015. It is slice of paradise like no other. We spent the week enjoying the fabulous house, pool and hot tub with views of Hanson Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Our time was spent relaxing at the house, cooking in the fully equipped kitchen then taking our meals in the outdoor covered dining area. When we didn't eat in there several restaurants close by such as the Indigo Grill and Shipwreck. When not at home time was spent visiting the island's attractions especially the many snorkeling areas (which in our opinion can't be beat). We highly recommend Gin-De- Mar."
    Guest: Perfect Pat Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 21, 2015
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  • Excellent place

    "We loved the place and the beach! Beautiful view of the coast super relax and the amenities where great!"
    Guest: lizbeth i. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 5, 2015
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  • Shorty's Cottage, Green Turtle Cay

    "This two week stay on the gorgeous Green Turtle Cay was our best vacation ever. We loved the cottage -- it had everything we needed. Marilyn picked us up at the ferry dock and took us to the rental. We saw her everyday as we were located right downtown, close to everything -- grocery stores, liquor stores, restaurants and the docks. We could walk everywhere. The beautiful Gillam Bay beach was only a ten minute walk away. We loved this vacation so much that, before we left, we booked to come back next year. The people in GTC are all so friendly and helpful and we met so many wonderful residents and vacationers. It is no wonder that so many Canadians love GTC!"
    Guest: Brenda Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 4, 2015
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  • Awesome Antigua!

    "A beautiful, cozy cottage with everything you need for a relaxing vacation. A short drive to restaurants, supermarket and of course the absolutely beyond breathtaking beaches and scenery. Memories of our One week of sheer bliss, is definitely beckoning us to return. Thank you Janie for your hospitality!"
    Guest: Kathy Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 2, 2015
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St. Barthelemy Travel Tips

Seasons to Travel to St. Barthelemy Vacation Rentals

St. Barthelemy is a small horseshoe-shaped island located near St. Maarten in the Caribbean. It is an independent French territory that once was part of Guadeloupe. The island is more often simply referred to as St. Barts or St. Barths. With its location in the Caribbean, it enjoys a year-round warm tropical climate. The summer months can get humid and most rainfall occurs during this time of year. Typically, the thunderstorms are intense and short-lived. The sunshine often returns afterward and visitors can enjoy clear skies. Occasional tropical storms can blow through during the late summer months. While it is a destination that is visited all year long, the most popular travel season tends to be between December and April. Many people travel from Europe and North America to escape from colder northern climates. At this time of year, it is also less humid and the days are still enjoyably warm.

VIP Visitors to St. Barthelemy Villas

St. Barths has over the years built a reputation for being one of the elite Caribbean vacation destinations. Perhaps it is because it is fairly remote and not particularly well known that it remains a favorite hideaway for European royalty and Hollywood celebrities. Even relatively early on in its history, the island developed a talent for creating commerce which turned it into a relatively wealthy island compared to many of its Caribbean neighbors. The resorts and vacation homes are exclusive and stylish with hefty price tags to match. If it is a remote and private vacation destination that you are looking for, then it's well worth it.

Top Attractions near St. Barthelemy Resort Rentals

Some of St. Barth's main attractions are its beautiful beaches. The island is volcanic in nature which has resulted in a number of secluded coves and quiet beaches. Never far away are superb restaurants and beach bars where you can enjoy some local cuisine. The island is a duty-free tax haven and offers some superb shopping facilities. The main streets are lined with glamorous and designer boutiques showing off all kinds of fashions and accessories. It is somewhere where you can spoil yourself with that pair of designer shoes you have been eying for a while. If you would like to enjoy the azure blue ocean, you can arrange a charter on one of the many luxury yachts moored in the harbor. Cruising around the coastline, you can drop anchor near one of the reefs and spend the day snorkeling and swimming.

Getting to Caribbean Vacation Rentals in St. Barthelemy

St. Barths has a small airport with a tarmac runway but can only accommodate smaller commercial aircraft. Larger commercial aircraft such as air buses cannot land on the island. For international travelers, you will first travel to the neighboring island of the Dutch-governed St. Maarten. From there, you can get a quick 10-minute shuttle flight across to St. Barths. There are several airlines operating shuttle flights, and charter companies are also available for private charter flights. As an alternative routing, you can also fly via Guadeloupe. The regional flight takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes, depending on which airline you choose. If charter flights are your preferred way of travel, you can look into routing via the islands of Antigua or San Juan on Puerto Rico. Once on the island, the easiest way to get around is by taxi. Car rentals and chauffeur-driven vehicles are also available. These can be arranged at the airport upon arrival or by contacting a local operator in advance.

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