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Le Guanahani Hotel

St Barthelemy, Saint Barthelemy

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The resort is currently closed due to storm damage and plans to re-open in late 2018.
Le Guanahani Hotel

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Excellent club hotel. Close to the beach . Fantastic service.

St. Barth’s most irresistible private enclave, Le Guanahani is spread out over 18 secluded tropical acres on its own peninsula. Within this captivating landscape, 67 vibrantly hued guest cottages are scattered along garden paths that wind through lush bougainvillea, hibiscus, and palms beside the sweeping beaches and reef-protected lagoon. The island’s finest boutique hotel offers two pools, a restorative Spa by Clarins, a choice of two beaches, a full suite of water sports, two restaurants, a fitness center, flood-lit tennis courts, and engaging children’s programs.

One can bask in the sunshine at a choice of two beaches, explore a colorful underwater world on a diving excursion, enjoy exhilarating kite surfing or venture out to explore the enchanting surrounds of St. Barth. At this casually elegant private retreat, freshly prepared, refined cuisine is presented with unobtrusive service in two signature al fresco settings—the sultry gardens of Bartolomeo or poolside at Indigo with stunning views of the reef-protected bay.
Hotel Address:
  • Le Guanahani Hotel
  • Anse De Grand Cul De Sac
  • St Barthelemy, 97133
  • Saint Barthelemy

Location Summary
Le Guanahani is located on the northeast side of Saint Barthelemy, also known as St. Barth. Christopher Columbus named the island in tribute to his brother, Bartholomeo, during his second landing in November 1493. Today, the just over eight-square-mile island is home to almost 10,000 people. Le Guanahani is nestled between Marigot Bay and Grand Cul-de-Sac, only two miles from Gustaf III Airport.

Directions to Hotel
The main way to travel to St. Barth from the United States and Europe is by a connecting flight through nearby St. Maarten via Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). The 12-minute connecting flight arrives into St. Barth’s Gustave III Airport (SBH), which is located a short 10-minute drive away from the hotel. The nearest international airports are on the neighboring islands of St. Maarten, Puerto Rico, and Antigua, which offer connecting flights with regional carriers to St. Barth such as Winair, St. Barth Commuter, and Tradewind Aviation. There are also several ferry services operating between St. Barth and St. Maarten. The St. Barth airport is Gustav Airport.
Conde Nast Award Winner
Note Bene
Le Guanahani offers convenient on-site car rentals.
Fine Dining On Site
Influenced by a wealth of French tradition and the exceptional culinary heritage of St. Barth itself, Le Guanahani presents refined, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine with unobtrusive service in two distinct al fresco settings—within the sultry gardens of Bartolomeo or poolside at Indigo with stunning views of the reef-protected bay.
Executive Retreat
Meeting room can accommodate up to 25 people
Fitness Center
Located near the beach, with a view of the sea, the sun-lit Fitness Center is air-conditioned and equipped with TVs, a hi-fi system, showers, and fresh water. A fitness coach is available.
Child Programs
Kid's Club for guests ages 2 to 12 years old.
Pets Allowed
Small dogs are welcome up to 40 lbs. (fees apply).
Spa Facility
Spa by Clarins.
Tennis Courts On Site
Two courts, one grass and one clay.
St. Barth boasts 14 gorgeous white-sand beaches, all open to the public.
Ecological Tourism
The hotel's onsite Nature Preserve reveals the environmental consciousness of Le Guanahani. Situated between two protected bay sides, the hotel lends itself to an abundance of wildlife. Guided tours and self-guided nature trails bring the island alive for guests, who can enjoy the beauty of sea turtles and native sea grasses in their natural habitats. The hotel can also arrange tours of other nature preserves located around the island.
Fishing - Ocean
Deep-sea fishing trips, which depart directly from the hotel, can be arranged.
Guided hiking excursions provide access to exceptional sites on the island. There are 15 paths, of varying length and difficulty, through gorgeous natural environments complete with rare plants and wildlife, some of which are available only with a guide.
Scuba Diving
Single- and double-tank diving excursions depart from the hotel’s beach or from the harbor in Gustavia. Within sites in the Caribbean or Atlantic waters off St. Barth, dive options include reef diving, deep diving, night diving, wreck diving and customized diving. The diving school is certified PADI, CMAS and FFESSM, and beginner lessons are administered in a swimming pool and/or in the lagoon.
Located near the main pool, the hotel’s boutique offers a curated selection of swimwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and children as well as a variety of beach vacation necessities and toiletries.
Beach volleyball.
Recommended Rooms
Ocean Cove Room Located near Grand Culde- Sac, this room offers ocean views and is decorated in the graceful Explorer style. It features a king-size bed, wood or tile floors, bathroom with shower and terrace with sundeck. 396 sf + 239 sf outdoors.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Business Center
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Hiking
    - Jet Skiing
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing

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