Gustavia

Gustavia Travel Guide

Articles about Gustavia

By Kathryn O'Shea-Evans
By Travelandleisure.com Staff

Hotels in Gustavia

French entrepreneur Jacques Laurent built the 14-room Hotel Carl Gustaf in 1991 after he had been vacationing with his family on St. Bart’s for years, which means that he knew the perfect spot for his idyllic island hideaway.

Restaurants in Gustavia

Opened in 1949, this casual snack bar that’s renowned for its hamburgers is said to be the inspiration for Jimmy Buffet's hit song "Cheeseburger in Paradise." From the menu of inexpensive burgers, the house specialty is the double-bacon cheeseburger—also known as the Marius Special after the esta

Things to do in Gustavia

The shop carries bold pink tops and white Turkish towels edged with multicolored pom-poms.