With 27 pristine white sand beaches it’s no wonder the French Caribbean island of St Barths has become the go to destination for luxury travel in the west indies. Visitors can expect a peaceful and remarkably beautiful environment with warm temperatures of 28°C ( 82° F) in winter and 30°C (86 °F) in summer.
Hotel Guanahani & Spa is the largest resort on the iconic island of St Barths and set on a magical and private 16 acre peninsula. The accommodation is simply stunning with guestrooms in colourful teak floored bungalows, each with their own garden and terrace, and most with an amazing ocean view for guests to enjoy. The resort has two beautiful white sand beaches one sheltered by a reef and the other perfect for windsurfing, there are also other great activities for guests to enjoy like the tennis court, diving and the gorgeous spa. If you're one for luxury shopping then you won’t be disappointed St Barths has the best designer stores as well as the hippest poolside restaurants.
Our suite of choice this week is Hotel Guanahani & Spa Admiral suite, an ocean view 2 bedroom suite dedicated to Christopher Columbus who earned his admiralty on his second return from the Caribbean. The beautiful suite offers luxury custom furnishings, wood flooring and awing panoramic views of the sea looking out on Grand Cul-de-Sac.
Accessible from two entrances the gorgeous suite features a separate living room with a convertible sofa bed, a large master bedroom with a large dressing area, four poster king size bed and bathroom with a shower and relaxing baleno tub. The second bedroom has twin beds for extra guests. Step outside on to the private deck to take in the island views or use your private access to the beach below.
While staying here you must take advantage of the many activities offered, these include fitness, beauty therapy, sports such as windsurfing, scuba diving, tennis, sail boat and catamaran trios, deep sea fishing and horseback riding.
Take some time to unwind at the Hotel Guanahani's sophisticated Spa by Clarins. You will enjoy and unforgettable experience in the midst of lush tropical gardens and brightly coloured Creole architecture. Using products from the fantastic Clarins line, therapists will perform a roster of massages, facials, body wraps, manicures, pedicures and hair removal and much more.
Dine in elegance at the hotels main restaurant Indigo, which overlooks the pool and the beach and offers a refreshing atmosphere surrounded by swaying palm trees. Guests will discover a variety of flavours from Creole Cuisine to French Gastronomy as well as a continental breakfast buffet and mouth-watering deserts.