Destination: St. Barths

Yachting finds Paradise at St. Barths Eden Rock.

June 5, 2013


The mooring-field view from the Eden Rock reception office. Patrick Sciacca


An amazing spot to drop the hook and come ashore. Patrick Sciacca


This is the Villa Rockstar, which is a four-bedroom facility and was designed as a land yacht. It was home to Yachting during our stay and it offers all of the world-class service and amenities of a top-notch yacht charter, including 24-hour butler service, an array of watertoys, personal gym and private beach access. Of course, the ocean views are stunning. Patrick Sciacca


If coming via plane from St. Maarten, you get treated to this amazing view on the approach to St. Barths. The Eden Rock facility is a three-minute drive from the airport. Patrick Sciacca


Here’s the beach at the Eden Rock. Can you feel the water calling you? Patrick Sciacca


This is the view at breakfast from Eden Rock’s The Sand Bar restaurant. Patrick Sciacca


A champagne cruise at sunset is almost a necessity at this on-the-water nirvana. Patrick Sciacca


The On the Rocks restaurant offers a menu created by world-class chef Jeans-Georges Vongerichten. From the lobster and mahi to the salmon and filet mignon, every dish is simply outstanding. And be sure to top off your meal with the homemade ice cream. Patrick Sciacca


This is your view when sitting on the hook in the cove near Shell Beach, aptly named as the beach is made up of, well, shells. Patrick Sciacca


These local cats currently reside at the Isle De France property on St. Barths, but a couple that visited the hotel are adopting the felines and transporting them stateside this summer.


A ginger margarita is a great way to start off your evening.


Sailboats rest quayside at the main harbor in St. Barths.


A stunning water view from one of the 450 villas available on this idyllic Caribbean island.


The Eden Rock’s Villa Rockstar has two bar areas and this great alfresco dining spot.


A hilltop villa view of the island.


Where does the infinity pool end? Where does the sea begin?


The Eden Rock’s on-site art gallery features an array of local and worldwide artists throughout the year.


A pre-dinner Carib in Villa Rockstar.


Eden Rock’s Villa Rockstar is also equipped with a recording studio where you can go and record almost any song you’d like. That mixing console is from the Hit Factory, a famous New York studio and was used by John Lennon to record his classic song Imagine. Country star Kenny Chesney also recorded here.


Everywhere you look flowers of every color can be found.


This outrigger canoe looked quite inviting, but a nap on the beach seemed like an even better idea.


All of the suites in Eden Rock’s Villa Rockstar are named for musicians, including, of course, Bob Marley. There is also the Freddie Mercury suite, Dylan suite and Lennon suite.


Nautical themes abound in every direction on the Eden Rock Property.

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