Baie de St. Jean
Things to do in Baie de St. Jean
It's hard to believe Nikki Beach is only steps away from such an elegant waterfront bar, built atop the rock that gives the oldest hotel on the island its name.
This hole-in-the-wall jewelry shop carries sea-themed baubles and antique pieces from around the globe.
You need to look good at all times on St. Bart's—particularly on the beach. So come here for mix-and-match bathing suits in a rainbow of colors and patterns.
In the sleek, cementfloored space, you'll find tunics and wrap dresses in crinkled silk that are perfect for travel.
Check out the scene at this legendary beach club, where the champagne flows freely during Sunday's Tahiti Party. Skip the overpriced (and underwhelming) food and stick with drinks. Tip: reservations are vital.
For a beach picnic, stock up on French delicacies: jambon cru; pork rillettes; Camembert.
Lined with some of the island's top hotels (Eden Rock) and loudest clubs (Nikki Beach), this high-wattage strand is the place for people-watching.