Summering in St. Barts

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Hotel Le Toiny

With its breathtaking beaches and a wealth of upscale hotels and resorts to choose from, St. Barts sets the perfect scene for a luxurious Caribbeangetaway. And with several properties pulling out all the stops with everything from ultra-luxe villa accommodations, to indulgent spa treatments, your clients may want to start packing their bags now for a summer vacation in St. Barts.

Located on 38 acres on St. Bart’s southeastern side, Hotel Le Toiny offers an intimate Caribbean hideaway, featuring 15 private Villa Suites, each with private terraces and heated pools overlooking Le Toiny Bay.

This summer, guests can take advantage of the property’s Island Breezepackage available for stays through Aug. 31. Priced from $3,870, this getaway includes a 3-, 5- or 7-night stay in a 1-bedroom Villa Suite, full daily breakfast, private roundtrip airport transfers, one 3-course dinner and rental car, as well as two 1-hour massages, facials or luxury shaves at the Ligne St Bart Spa and a bottle of chilled rose wine and snacks upon arrival.

For more information, visit letoiny.com.

Travelers can enjoy all the ingredients for an ultimate Caribbean vacation with the 3-night Escape to St. Barts package available at Le Sereno. With rates starting at $3,500, this package includes VIP reception service at the airport to facilitate customs, immigration and luggage clearance; airport transfers; a bottle of champagne and welcome beach bag upon arrival; full breakfast for two daily; one dinner for two at Le Restaurant des Pecheurs; and a rental car delivered the morning after arrival, as well as complimentary use of gym, snorkeling equipment and kayaks, tennis courts and an iPod with pre-programmed music selection during the stay.

The Escape to St. Barts package is available through Aug. 31. For more information, visit lesereno.com.

For couples, recommend the Lune de Miel package at Hotel Guanahani & Spa. This package includes daily in-room continental breakfast or full American breakfast buffet at Indigo restaurant; one complimentary his and hers clothes pressing (on day of arrival); an in-room candlelit dinner for two; 5-, 6- or 7-day car rental; a couple’s massage; a cooking class and a wine tasting.

Couples will also receive daily his and hers gifts including rose champagne, chocolates and a hydrotherapy treatment for two, among other goodies. Rates start at $3,145 for five nights in a gardenview room. For more information, visit leguanahani.com.

Meanwhile, Eden Rock, St. Barths is celebrating the completion of the final garden detailing of its two new luxury villas—Villa Rockstar and Villa Nina—that are fit for even the most discerning travelers. The finished project, which offers expanded garden space and outdoor access between the two accommodations, now offers 22,000 sq. ft. of living space situated right on St. Jean Bay.

Large groups such as weddings and family reunions are now able to book one mega villa that combines the amenities of Rockstar and Nina, including a recording studio and home theater, an art gallery, two pools, a fully equipped gym, a choice of cars in the Rockstar garage, plus bicycles and other sports gear and 24-hour butler service.

The outdoor garden at Villa Rockstar was expanded by 700 sq. ft. and now includes a private beach area with seating and umbrellas for up to 12 persons. Directly on the beach, the hotel also added a 430-sq.-ft. terrace with two bars and a dining area that accommodates up to 16 people.

Rates for renting both villas start at $32,000 per night. For more information, visit edenrockhotel.com.