Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France
Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France
Baie des Flamands – 97133
French West Indies
Cheval Blanc, LVMH Hotel Management
Date of creation
Hotel General Manager
Mrs Christelle Hilpron
Cheval Blanc is the luxury hospitality brand developed by LVMH Hotel Management. The group began with Cheval Blanc Courchevel, followed by Cheval Blanc Randheli and Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France. Other confirmed projects include La Samaritaine in Paris and Oman.
LVMH Hotel Management has complete ownership of the brand; its direction, design, service and management, led by its own, dedicated in-house team.
CHEVAL BLANC ST BARTH ISLE DE FRANCE
History & Story
Originally built in 1991, Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France underwent a complete renovation program in 2003, opened its Spa in 2004 and is considered the best hotel in the Caribbean for its unique location and best service. It can rightly boast:
• Most exclusive beach of St Barth & luxurious tropical garden,
• Professional and friendly team,
• Unique suites on the beach with private pool
• Large & comfortable bathrooms
• Beautiful swimming pool with the beach & sea view
• Luxurious & peaceful gardens
• Butler service in our Beach Suites
• Very elegant design & décor from Lady Bee Osborne
• Strong & professional team
• Team spirit
Date added extensions
Main strenghs, special touch
Cheval Blanc enhances guest experience with a wealth of dedicated amenities scented with the Maison signature fragrance Tropical Chic created by the Head Perfumer of Guerlain. In a welcoming atmosphere of serenity, guests could benefit from exclusive well-being treatments specially conceived for Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France.
One of the landmarks of the French West Indies, Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France is situated on one of the loveliest beaches of Saint-Barthélemy: the Flamands Beach. Nearby you have Colombier beach for hiking, St Jean and Gustavia for shopping and night life.
Key sites / activities in the area
Based on their intimate knowledge of Saint-Barthélemy, the Alchemists organize bespoke excursions for couples, families and friends. Private picnics on a desert island or romantic cruises at sunset can be imagined to ensure each and every guest returns home with fond memories. The island also offers many water sports opportunities, such as waterskiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, surfing, body surfing, windsurfing, kayaking and laser sailing. Home to lobsters, mahi-mahis, barracudas, turtles, rays and tropical fish, the amazing marine life of Saint-Barthélemy holds memorable diving experiences.
An institution on the island of Saint-Barthélemy, the Boutique showcases a selection of local and international designers as well as prestigious brands such as Pucci, José Balensi, Helen Kaminski or Diamond Genesis. During lunchtime at La Cabane de l’Isle and every Tuesday evening at the White Bar, the Boutique stages its elegant fashion show in a relaxed festive atmosphere. Exclusive shopping experiences could be organized according to guests’ wishes in Gustavia to offer a fun and memorable moment.
Special attention is paid to children thanks to unique amenities and child-friendly equipment.
The baby sitting service is available and a dedicated team entertains children with accessories and attentions exclusively created for them to make their stay memorable.
Set directly on the beach, nestled in the gardens or perched on the hillside, each of the 40 rooms, suites and villas encloses a private universe and offers an understated residential experience:
9 Beach Rooms
3 Beach Junior Suites
12 Garden Bungalows
3 Garden Rooms
1 Tropical Suite (one-bedroom suite in the garden with private pool)
1 Hillside Bungalow (one-bedroom suite in the hillside with private pool)
1 Fisherman Cottage
1 Hillside Villa (two-bedroom with private pool)
2 Garden Suites (two-bedroom suites in the Garden with private pool)
1 Beach Suite (two-bedrooms suite on the beach with jacuzzi)
4 Beach Suites (one-bedroom suite on the beach with private pool)
2 Flamands Villas (three bedrooms on the beach with private pool)
Restaurant(s), Bars & Stars
• La Case de L’Isle
Renowned beachfront restaurant, this al-fresco venue serves an exquisite locally inspired French Cuisine, imagined by Chef Yann Vinsot. From breakfast to dinner, it is the most sought-after spot to delight in a gourmet lunch or a romantic dinner.
• La Cabane de l’Isle
Open for lunch, the lovely beach-front cabana is the perfect setting for a relaxed feet-in-the-sand lunch.
• The White Bar
Next to the swimming pool, the White Bar provides a selection of refreshing cocktails and light dishes all day long, and offers breathtaking views over the Flamands bay.
• Carte Blanche
At any time guests may enjoy an in-room Carte Blanche dinner in the intimacy of their private terrace or garden. A bespoke menu can be conceived with the complicity of the Chef.
In the heart of tropical garden, the Cheval Blanc Spa offers an idyllic sanctuary dedicated to wellbeing and relaxation. Composed of four treatment rooms, a hammam and a garden pavilion, the Spa offers an extensive menu of treatments and personalized therapies in partnership with Guerlain.
The Fitness Center is equipped with the latest Technogym machine. Bespoke programs and customized coaching session can be organized upon request.
Overlooking the Maison’s beach, the swimming pool offers a relaxing setting for a sunbathing afternoon between two dips.
Corporate and celebration events
Culinary journeys: A team of experienced Alchemists imagine exclusive culinary journey to ring the changes and fulfill every wish from picnics on a pristine cove to a romantic dinner on cruises
Private celebrations can be performed at La Cabane de l’Isle restaurant or on the Maison’s beach. With the complicity of the Chef, a menu is imagined to meet guests’ desires and can be accompanied by the finest wines and champagnes.
Extra notable features
In a convivial festive spirit, Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France works alongside the most prominent names to host exclusive events. Prestigious Champagne Houses are invited for vintage tastings around the swimming pool. Contemporary artists and photographers stage exhibitions inside the Maison. During the world-class regattas, special evenings are organized at the White Bar to admire the most beautiful boats in the world.
Hotel main Awards
Air France Madame, France – Gold List 2015
Condé Nast Traveller Online, UK – Hot List 2015
Forbes Travel Guide, USA – 2015 Star Ratings Winners
Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Travel Awards, USA – Winner of the Best Hotel in The Americas and The Caribbean
Condé Nast Reader’s Travel Awards
Travel & Leisure, USA: 500 the World Best Hotel
Condé Nast Traveller, USA: Gold List
Condé Nast Traveller Gold List: Best Hotel for in the Americas & Caribbean
Condé Nast Traveller, UK – Gold List 2012: Best Hotel for ‘Food’ in the Americas & Caribbean
Tatler Travel Guide: Top 101 Best Hotels in the world
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