How do you get to St Barts?

The most common way of getting to St Barts is by longhaul flight to Princess Juliana Airport (SXM) on St Maarten, a larger island a few miles north of St Barts. Connecting flights take around 15 minutes, and boat journeys can be as short as 40 minutes.

What airport do you fly into for St Barts?

The principal gateway to St Barts Airport (SBH) is through Juliana Airport (SXM) located in the Dutch side of St Maarten, where 22 scheduled airlines arrive daily from 34 direct flights from the USA, Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Are there direct flights to St Barts?

First the bad news: there are no direct flights to St Barts from cities in the continental US, or from any cities in Europe. St Barts‘ uniquely short runway at Gustav III Airport (SBH) can only accommodate STOL (short takeoff and landing) prop planes seating 18 people or less.

How long is the ferry ride from St Martin to St Barts?

The trip to St. Barts takes 45 minutes one way. The service runs 3 times a day in peak season (November – April).

How expensive is St Barts?

Barts ranks among the most expensive getaways on the planet. One reason is that everything from hats to hankies has to be shipped in, sometimes from places as far away as France. But the big reason is because the island caters to an upscale clientele who can afford things like $20,000-a-night stays in posh villas.

Do you need a visa to go to St Barts?

For all visitors, formalities in St Barts require a valid passport. For American and Canadian citizens, you must have a valid passport, obligatorily accompanied by a return or continuation of travel ticket, it is not necessary to have a visa if the stay is shorter or equal to 30 days.

Can I bring my dog to St Barts?

Entering Saint Barthelemy by Air

Pets must enter Saint Barthelemy via Gustaf III Airport. Pets can enter in the cabin, as checked baggage or air cargo. Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Saint Barthelemy, it is always advisable to carry some form of identification indicating ownership of your pet.

Do you need a passport to go to St Thomas?

Thomas is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands, you don’t need to bring a passport if you‘re a U.S. citizen. However, you must bring some form of identification, like a government-issued ID or a birth certificate.

Is there a ferry from St Maarten to St Barts?

There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between St Martin and St Barts operated by 1 ferry company – Great Bay Express. The Philipsburg to Gustavia ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 45 minutes.

Does Southwest fly to St Barts?

There are also daily flights to St Barths airport from the V. C. Airlines flying into San Juan include Jet Blue, American, Delta, United and Southwest. Airlines flying into St Martin include USAIR, Delta, Continental, American Airlines, United Airlines, Air France, Corsair, Alitalia, and KLM.

How much is the ferry from St Martin to Anguilla?

The ferry runs every day in 45-minute intervals. Anguilla to Marigot hours are from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm and Marigot to Anguilla hours are from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm. The cost each way is US$20 per adult (age 12 and over) and US$10 per child (age 2-11).

How much is the flight from St Maarten to St Barts?

The average price for one way flights from St Maarten to St Barts is $158. The average price for round trip flights from St Maarten to St Barts is $574.

What is St Barts airport code?

Gustaf III Airport/Code

How do you get from St Maarten to Anguilla?

Private Air Charter

From St. Maarten Anguilla is just a seven-minute flight via Anguilla Air Services or private charter. Private air charters are also available to and from Antigua, St. Kitts and from various islands throughout the Caribbean.

Where is St Barth?

Situated in the French West Indies, St. Barthélemy is located 17°55 North and 62°50 West in the northeastern corner of the Caribbean Sea, some 15 miles southeast of St. Martin, and it is because it is just hard enough to get to that makes it that much more special.

Why is St Barts so popular?

So what makes the world’s rich and famous flock to St Barts for a vacation? Simply put, it’s a level of exclusivity not found in many other urban areas. The island is less than ten square miles in total, with a population of just 9,691 inhabitants (from the 2017 census).

Is St Barts safe?

St. Barts is one of the safest places in the world. While there is petty theft, there is no personal risk whatsoever; no guns, no gangs, no-one has ever been mugged, there are no ‘no go” areas, you can go anywhere on the island night or day without any risk to your personal safety.

What is St Barts known for?

Saint-Barthélemy (also known as St. Barts or St. Barths) is a French-speaking Caribbean island that’s popular among the rich and the famous. Its array of stunning beaches, luxury yachts, designer boutiques, and delicious restaurants have helped it become a travel hot spot.

What is the best time to go to St Barts?

The best time to visit St. Barts is from April to June. These three months fall in a more affordable sweet spot just after the über-expensive winter and before the storm-prone fall.

Where do celebrities stay in St Barts?

Known as a celebrity hideaway, the Hotel Isle de France on St. Barths offers intimate accommodations, fine dining, and a popular weekly fashion show on one of the island’s best beaches. Lodging options include rooms and bungalows, as well as suites, villas, and luxury suites.