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LVMH Acquires St Barth Hotel

 Above: the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France’s beach By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has acquired the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France from majority owner Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners. The 39-room boutique hotel has …

Rum Journal: From Guadeloupe, the Spirit of St Barth

 THE FRENCH WEST INDIES is a global rum hub — making the world’s best rhum agricole distilled from locally-grown sugar cane. And we’ve long been fans of the wonderful rhums of Guadeloupe. Of course, these rhums are traditionally difficult to …

In St Barth, Savoring Latin America

 Above: Bonito in St Barth By Alexander Britell TINY ST BARTH is a sandy slice of mainland France, an outpost of the Cote D’Azur in the Caribbean. But on Rue Lubin Brin in Gustavia, perched on a hillside, Chef Laurent …

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 Above: a home in St Barth (Photo: Jean-Philippe Piter) By Alexander Britell Just like the rest of the Caribbean, tiny St Barth’s real estate market was impacted by the downturn that began in 2008. But the eight-square-mile island in the …

 Above: The Hotel Guanahani & Spa in St Barth (Photos by Guanahani)   By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hotel Guanahani & Spa in St Barth has reopened following a series of renovations and refurbishments to the property. The Guanahani, …

 Above: Restaurant Le Gaiac By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hotel Le Toiny in St Barth has unveiled a new look at its Restaurant Le Gaiac, following million-dollar renovation. The refurbishment, which began in May, was the first for Restaurant …

 Above: sunrise at Le Sereno in St Barth (Photo: Le Sereno) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Le Sereno hotel in St Barth has named Jean Louis Brocardi as the new executive chef at the property’s signature Le Restaurant des …

 Above: the Christopher Hotel in St Barthelemy By the Caribbean Journal staff The Christopher Hotel in St Barthelemy, which has completed the second phase of a $7 million renovation, is set to debut a new spa at the property. The …