Category: Guadeloupe

Photograph of the week: Bucket Regatta, St Barths

Photograph of the week: Bucket Regatta, St Barths

The annual ‘Bucket Regatta’ was held in the waters off the island of St. Barths where various classes of yachts sailed the course around the island on a wind-whipped day. By the afternoon, the waves grew to 2-3 metre swells providing challenging race conditions and thrills for all involved. As the sun set on Gustavia, […]

4 reasons to visit Gouverneur Beach, St Barths

4 reasons to visit Gouverneur Beach, St Barths

There are fourteen beaches on St Barths, and when they are all glistening in white sand and clear blue waters, it is difficult to choose which one to frequent. Of course, you must make sure to try each at least once so that you have your own fond memories, but, if you have little time, […]

Top 10 white-sand beaches in the world

Top 10 white-sand beaches in the world

Does cold weather have you dreaming of a warm beach in an exotic location? Sun, sand, and surf tempt the winter-weary to enjoy marvelous fun and relaxation. Where the sparkling water meets gorgeous white sand, the penultimate imagination of paradise beckons. Here’s a look at ten of the best white sand beaches from around the […]

Interview with Emyr Thomas, Founder and Director of Bon Vivant

Interview with Emyr Thomas, Founder and Director of Bon Vivant

Emyr Thomas is the Founder and Director of Bon Vivant, a concierge and lifestyle management service based in London with global coverage. Bon Vivant is aimed at people with insufficient time to manage their lives who want to regain control of their time, access an insider’s knowledge and expertise, and enjoy exclusive treatment andcomplimentary benefits. […]

Partners in Paradise

Partners in Paradise

La Samanna on St. Martin,  Carlisle Bay on Antigua, Cuisinart on Anguilla and Isle de France on St. Barts have teamed together to offer a  six night package at the Caribbean’s most beautiful properties. Stay three nights or more at any two properties; prices start from $1,275.

Villas with a view

Villas with a view

Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, eighly newly-constructed private villas at La Samanna Resort & Spa are the ultimate holiday hideaway. Perfect for a group of family or friends, these palatial residences include beautiful pools, oversized terraces and private staff. In addition, La Samanna’s watersports, spa and beach cabanas are instantly available. What’s more, they are just […]

Interview with Michael Winfield of Cambridge Beaches

Interview with Michael Winfield of Cambridge Beaches

Michael Winfield, President and CEO of Cambridge Beaches and the Frascati Hotel Company, the organization that owns Cambridge Beaches and other assets, which makes  him responsible for the overall success of both companies. What is it that  you do exactly? My daily objective is to position Cambridge Beaches as an inimitable resort getaway to upscale […]

A year of island hopping: May

A year of island hopping: May

This is post  five of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For May, the following are recommended: Azores, Portugal: Pousada da Horta Java, Indonesia: Amanjiwo Long Island, New York: The Chequit Inn Mauritius: The […]

Iglesias and Kournikova in the Caribbean

Iglesias and Kournikova in the Caribbean

Pop  star Enrique Iglesias has been enjoying a break with tennis player and  Russian girlfriend Anna Kournikova in St Barts. The glamorous couple flew in to the Caribbean for some quality time after the death of the singer’s grandfather. Anna later jetted on to a modelling assigment in the Cayman Islands.   It seems St […]

St Barts - an increasingly popular luxury travel destination?

St Barts – an increasingly popular luxury travel destination?

R&B star Usher has been recharging his batteries with model Eishia Brightwell with a holiday on the Caribbean island of St Barthelemy. The destination is becoming increasingly popular with the rich, being a favorite haunt for the likes of Harrison Ford and chat show host David Letterman, both of whom have homes there. With a […]