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Hôtel St. Barth Isle de France, Baie des Flamands 

Baie des Flamands
St. Barths
Tel: 590 590 27 61 81
Tel: 800 810 4691
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Year after year, you're likely to see the same clientele. No wonder moneyed Americans and très cool French are devoted to this stylish yet laid-back property on Baie des Flamands beach. Management is equally devoted to pleasing their guests and delivering a consistently excellent experience. The 12 ocean-facing rooms are the most popular and priciest; consider asking for a second-floor unit, away from the noisy pool area. Four large (1,500-square-foot) Beach Suites debuted in late 2008; located directly on the beach, they have private plunge pools, full kitchens, and indoor/outdoor showers. The rest of the 37 rooms are housed in the garden across the road. These roomy cottages are pretty desirable themselves, as they feel secluded among all the greenery. All have terraces and simple, pared-down French decor, with whitewashed walls, sky-blue accents, and faux-antique furniture. What "scene" does exist is unpretentious and centered on the swimming pool. At lunch, wannabes who couldn't score a room here savor pan-fried foie gras and Parmesan risotto with sautéed mushrooms at the excellent La Case de l'lsle restaurant.

Closed September through mid-October.

From the readers of Condé Nast Traveler:
"The plantings were situated so we had complete privacy. The only thing visible was a four-foot iguana." Located on the Baie de Flamands, the hotel is "small but charming." Rooms with vintage French fabrics and sheer linens are scattered among the beach, the gardens, and a private courtyard. La Case de l'Isle serves French cuisine in a "beautiful dining room." Staff are "exceptionally nice."

(39 rooms)
—2011 Gold List
Overall Score: 91.2
  • Design: 89.3
  • Food: 92.9
  • Location: 96.4
  • Rooms: 87.5
  • Service: 89.3

Also appeared in the Gold List in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Amenities: Beach, Pool, Spa, Water sports

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