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Gustavia, St Barts See, Eat and Shop

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St Barthélemy

Of the 14 idyllic powdered-sand beaches on St. Barts, these two are the easiest to reach. Shell Beach is just a short walk from the town of Gustavia. As befits the name, the shoreline here is covered with millions of shells. It's a great...

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Gustavia, St Barthélemy

Visit the north side of town for awesome views of the port served up with a side of history. Fort Gustav is one of three citadels constructed in the 17th century to protect the island's harbor against invasion. The fort is mostly in ruins...

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Morne de Grand Fond, St Barthélemy

Some call this natural formation on the island's rugged southeast coast the Washing Machine. Grand Fond is a series of natural pools that are surrounded by rocks, swept by the tides and teeming with sea life and coral formations....

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Plage des Salines, Saint Barthélémy 97133

The natural salt ponds of St. Barts are a spectacular sight. Indigenous populations may have used the naturally occurring gullies on the island to raise shellfish, but in 1750 people started harvesting salt from the tropical...

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Gustavia, St Barthélemy

Fishermen pull into the harbor to unload their catch at this relatively new market in Gustavia. First grab a coffee and a croissant, and then wander past piles of fish and seafood heaped high on ice: wahoo, mahimahi, tuna, octopus and conch....

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Gustavia, St Barthélemy

Roman-style pizzeria, gastropub, Italian bistro—whatever you call this hip restaurant in central Gustavia, you're sure to savor the food as much as the locals do. The kitchen opens at 11 a.m., dishing up thin-crust pizza—by the...

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Gustavia, St Barthélemy

This chain has stores around the United States, but when you're on St. Barts why not visit the pink-tiled flagship? Calypso epitomizes the breezy chic of high-end island destinations in its luxe, name-brand fashions—beachwear, caftans,...

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Gustavia, St Barthélemy

Karine Bruneel, a St. Barts interior designer and architect, oversees this sophisticated housewares/design shop on the far side of Gustavia harbor. Brick walls display shelves full of linens, pottery, glassware, candles and decorative accents. The...

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Gustavia, St Barthélemy

Popular among island residents, this breezy French-fusion bistro is the perfect place to watch the spectacular yachts sailing in and out of the harbor. All the fish is fresh-caught, of course; menu favorites include calamari and pasta with shrimp...