Double Take: Capri vs. St. Barts
Face-Off: Capri vs. St. Barts
LEFT: Capri is Italy’s dazzling, forever chic island retreat.
RIGHT: St. Barts is the Caribbean’s low-key, super-luxe escape.
LEFT: Capri Palace Hotel & Spa has 71 beautiful bedrooms and suites (some with private pools), plus a remarkable art collection in its opulent public areas. Rates start at $400 + VAT; capripalace.com.
RIGHT: For assembling your island look, Filles des Iles is the one-stop boutique with Euro-boho clothing lines, swimsuits, bags, flats, and jewelry; 590-59-029-0408.
RIGHT: Accessible by boat or a half-hour walk down a goat path, Colombier Beach (also known as Rockefeller’s Beach), is a getaway within a getaway and a local favorite for Sunday picnics; st-barths.com.
LEFT: Italian cocktails don't get much cooler than the Aperol/prosecco pairing of the Spritz Cocktail at Jacky Bar, the 1950s-style lounge at Capri Tiberio Palace; capritiberiopalace.it.
RIGHT: The tropical sophistication at Eden Rock resort is matched beautifully by its Iced Flower cocktail, a blend of vodka with floral liqueur and fruit juices; edenrockhotel.com.