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St. Bart’s: A Timeline

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2003

Chez Francine, a sandy-floored St.-Jean Bay beach shack serving grilled lobster, gives way to the oceanfront bar and restaurant Nikki Beach, caviar, Cristal—and a new set of island regulars, including P. Diddy and Russell Simmons.

2008

Sorry No Telephone is no more. Flamands Beach, home to Hôtel St. Barth Îsle de France, is emblematic of the new St. Bart’s: alive with the sound of cell-phone chatter. At least Rémy de Haenen’s airport is still too small to land mega jets.

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