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Luxurious, brightly colored cottages in a coconut grove on St. Barts.
This charming tropical hotel is located on the picturesque Anse de Grand Cul-de-Sac lagoon. Its setting is ideal for outdoor activities, including complimentary wind surfing, canoeing, paddle boating and tennis. As well, guests enjoy use of the hotel’s floats and snorkeling gear, plus windsurfing lessons, guided Jet Ski tours and boat cruises (for a fee). Cottage-style accommodations feature an array of amenities, such as air-conditioning, ceiling fans, safes, iPod docks, LCD flat-screen TVs with multimedia services and high-speed wireless Internet access. The more luxurious suites add a new level of luxury with private swimming pools, secluded gardens and spacious terraces. As for breathtaking views of the Caribbean, they are accessible throughout the property. For a taste of island flavors, inventive executive chef Philippe Masseglia spearheads four different on-site dining experiences: the sophisticated and garden-located Le Bartolomeo, the main Indigo restaurant that features a Creole and French-inspired continental breakfast and daily buffet, Indigo on the Beach for the same flavors in a more casual atmosphere, and the Beach Bar for beachfront cocktails and light fare. Hotel Guanahani’s Spa by Clarins is a highlight of the property, with authentic Creole architectural style, airy poolside treatment rooms and a lengthy menu of relaxing and rejuvenating facial, massage and body treatments.