Anse des Cayes Beach, St. Barths

Anse des Cayes Beach is but one of many fabulous & tranquil beaches on St. Barths; St. Barths Tourism Board

St. Barths

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Arid, volcanic rock is home to an eclectic mix of iguanas, night-blooming cactus, and fabulous beaches. Today, St. Barth’s almost feels like a French-African outpost, albeit a very good one.

History
When Christopher Columbus happened upon the island in 1493, he named it for his brother Bartolomeo.

Beaches
Even during peak season, the beaches are never as crowded as most others in the Caribbean.

Attractions
The island bubbles over with colonial architecture, fine French cuisine and beautiful national parks.

Travel Tips
French is the official language, but English is widely spoken. The main post office is located in Gustavia.



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