Where to Stay
Most Privacy: Le Toiny
Enjoy a bungalow with a private entrance and pool. Breakfast is included, and you can have it on your patio. From about $780 to $2,750 (high season); letoiny.com.
Ultra Chic: Eden Rock Hotel
It's on the main drag in St. Jean, but the beach is private, and the quiet suites and villas welcome you with Caribbean-modern style. From about $730-$1,935 (ocean-view suite, high season); edenrockhotel.com.
Best Beach Hotel: Hotel St. Barth Isle de France
Lounge by peaceful Flammands Bay or by the pool, large by St. Barts standards. Rooms have a soft-white, French country flair. From about $670-$1,652 (tropical villa, high seasons); isle-de-france.com.