Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf

Could this be paradise? Quite probably so. 

A unique historic address nestled on a hillside overlooking the island, between Caribbean land and sea. The story of a vibrant and iconic 80s hotel that is reinventing itself and writing a new page in its legendary history, enhanced by the prestigious interior design firm Gilles & Boissier. 


Location: Saint-Barthélémy, Caribbean  

Picture lush natural surroundings, typical colonial architecture, idyllic beaches and breathtaking scenery – welcome to Saint-Barthélémy. More commonly known as Saint Barth, this hidden jewel of the Caribbean is a small, 25 km French island off the main tourist track where the sun always shines, and the water is warm all year round. 


Could this be paradise? Quite probably so. 



On a gentle bluff that gives it the look of an anchored yacht’s prow and bridge, the Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf is made up of 21 suites spread across a colonial-chic property overlooking the buzzing city. 


Suite Pain De Sucre Infinity Pool 

Located on the first floor of the property, the charm of this suite lies in its layout. This is intimacy reinvented. 


Suite Lucien Duplex Jacuzzi 

The exceptional luxury of a roof terrace. Designed in the “Duplex” style, this suite is as spacious as it is extraordinary. Hilltop enchantment. 


Royal Terrace with Sea View 

The exceptional luxury of a roof terrace, reinvented in the “Royal Loft” style. The feeling of having moored in the right place, in your place. An extraordinary pause awaits you with the breathtaking panorama. 



A Villa offers a captivating escape that seamlessly blends comfort and luxury. It is the perfect setting for those looking for relaxation, privacy, and the freedom to create cherished memories in a picturesque setting. 


Villa Diane, a pure jewel. Nestled into a hillside overlooking the beautiful St Barths, between Caribbean land and sea. The subtle beauty of this colonial-style villa is as hypnotic as a pirate’s treasure. A timeless setting, and above all an experience. An ode to escape. A climax. 


From its vast private terraces, the 400m (about 1312.34 ft) 2 Villa Diane looks out over all of Gustavia Bay. Its services are as exceptional as its wonderfully real geographical location – Artistic direction signed by Gilles & Boissier. 


Restaurants & Bars


Waves lapping against the sand form the backdrop to Shellona restaurant on Shell Beach. As mesmerizing as the view may be, attentions are quickly turned to the thousand and one flavors created by Greek chef Yiannis Kioroglou. 



From lunch all the way to dinner, Beefbar’s easy-going menu breaks the mould and combines simplicity with skill. Its magic recipe? Exceptional ingredients and a unique setting. 



In St. Barths, Barrière places all its spa expertise and excellence into an understated luxury experience brimming with attention to detail and recommendations. There are no set treatments: the only rule is ensuring you feel your best. 



Accompanied by a guide, you go for a nice walk along the coast and the white sand beaches and climb to reach the perfect spot to enjoy the best panorama. Coming down a few meters appear fifty shades of blue, and you can now enjoy a swim in the translucent. 



Surfing, efoils, seabobs, jet skis, flyboards … there are so many water sports to enjoy!  



The Hotel Le Carl Gustaf provides you with free electric bicycles to move freely around the island. You will be able to discover the island according to your desires while staying as close as possible to nature. 



If you’d like to learn a little more about St. Barths between strolls or dozing, a trip to the Musée Territorial explains how the 25-square-kilometre island is a French Overseas Collectivity and was a Swedish colony from 1784 to 1876.  


Exclusive Offer for Direct Travel Guests traveling in 2023:

- Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

- Daily Buffet Breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom

- $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay 

- Complimentary roundtrip private airport transfers

- Beach set Le Carl (1 beach bag, flip flops, beach pouch, one Panama hat, and one capeline hat)

- Complimentary bottle of Champagne served in-room upon arrival

- Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability

- Complimentary Wi-Fi


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