Known for its French influence, chic clientele and beautiful beaches, St. Barth is on the bucket list of many travelers. A perfect island getaway for the jetset for decades, St Barth’s has been frequented by celebrities, royalty, entrepreneurs, models and the super wealthy. Dotting the hillsides all along the island are some of the most spectacular villas in the world. Here are some of our favorites:
VILLA STAR – 3 bedrooms – Camaruche
If stunning views of Lorient Bay are your thing, this is the perfect 3 bedroom hillside retreat. Every detail has been thought of – a waterfall greets you at the entrance of the lower level pavilion. The heated pool features a sandy beach area. A flight of stairs leads to the main house that encompasses the air-conditioned living room, Sonos sound system and well-equipped kitchen.
VILLA WINGS– 4 bedrooms – St. Jean
Located high in the hills above The Baie de St. Jean, the gorgeous, sleek 4 bedroom Villa Wings is perched on the top of the hill with a bird’s eye view, and nicely combines secluded privacy with proximity to St. Jean Beach and the village boutiques and restaurants. Features include a heated infinity pool,sprawling deck and fitness center.
AVENSTAR– 5 bedrooms – Camaruche
Built into the Camaruche hillside with exceptional views of the sea, Lorient Beach and St. Maarten, the amazing fully air-conditioned 5 bedroom villa Avenstar is configured over three levels with a sophisticated white and soft gray color palette. Enjoy indoor/outdoor living at its best with extensive outdoor spaces, bi-level deck, heated swimming pool and smaller cascade pool- perfect for children.
VILLA DANSE DES ETOILES– 5 bedrooms – Pt. Milou
This sprawling vacation home poised high in Pointe Milou is the perfect place for entertaining friends or multigenerational travel. La Danse des Etoiles offers guests the ultimate St.Barth villa lifestyle. In a careful collaboration between savvy owners and an acclaimed architectural firm, the villa was designed to frame the magnificent seascape, capture both the sunrise and sunset and artfully create a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living.
VILLA DUNES– 6 bedrooms – Saline
La Grande Saline – one of St. Barth’s most exquisite beaches – is home to one of its most private and luxurious vacation homes, Villa Dunes. This gorgeous estate, set amidst 2.5 acres of lush tropical gardens, cascades over a hillside and offers a panorama of Saline’s turquoise waters.
VILLA CASA DEL MAR– 6 bedrooms – Petit Cul de Sac
Villa Casa del Mar is set in Petit Cul de Sac’s exclusive gated community Domaine du Levant. The extremely private two-villa, 6 bedroom compound features tropical landscaping, little sister villa Casa Del Sol, fitness center, 2 pools and a sultry gazebo- perfect for catching sunsets.
VILLA BLANC BLEU– 6 bedrooms – Gouverneur
This stunning, 6 bedroom villa is perfect for entertaining. Sophisticated palette of whitewashed walls with hints of sea blue. Highlights include a projector for al fresco movie nights, fitness center, 60 foot pool, ample deck space, paddle tennis court and Sonos sound system.
To see more villas or book, please visit stbarth.com/villas
Kimberly Fisher is a Pursuitist contributor. As a freelance writer and on-camera host, Kimberly has traveled the world and has published over 400 articles in over 44 publications including Sherman's Travel, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Lifestyles UK, eHow, Examiner, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Luxe Beat, NiteGuide, Ocean View, and USA Today. Disclosure: Kimberly is under contract with Casa Del Sol.