Guanahani St Barts is nestled at a rocky point at the bay of Grand Cul de Sac Beach that also peers over pretty Margot Bay. The northeast situation is an ideal one and one of the nicest places locations on St Barts. Only a few miles from the airport, Guanahani Hotel and Spa features colorful, seaside bungalows filling in a luscious, tropical backdrop. Facing two sugary-white beaches and featuring two freshwater pools, guests will easily get their fill of swimming or just relaxing by the water. Guanahani presents a lifestyle based on pure French style and incredible hospitality laced into each service and amenity.
Vibrant, tropical colors fill the walls and fabrics inside the hotel’s 75 guest suites and are enriched by natural island woods, stone, and other materials. With the exception of only a few, all bungalows at Guanahani Hotel and Spa offer commanding ocean views—an easy feat when two beaches are part of the property— and are designed with private gardens and terraces. Ceiling fans, air conditioning, private safes, and satellite TVs are included for comfort. Guest bungalows at Guanahani St Barts also feature spacious baths with showers adorned in marble, upscale bath amenities, and plush robes. The location along the beach bluffs creates a true sense of remoteness and tranquility.
World-famous beauty company Clarins has created a spa at Guanahani St Barts exhibiting state-of-the-art facilities. Massages are a big part of the spa menu as is the balneotherapy treatment, which is a type of healing bath. The hammam (a Turkish bath) is about the best part of the entire spa, apart from the deep tissue massages, and the pool area adds an extra layer of luxury with rich tones and lavish tiling. The hair salon is a wonderful extra touch and offers a place to prepare for important nights out, or simply to indulge in a hair treatment just because.
Families take solace in family-friendly services offered by Guanahani Hotel and Spa catering to children and making life so much easier, even on relaxing St Barts vacations. A private chauffeur picks guests up from either the Gustavia Harbor if you are coming in on a boat or cruise. Visitors arriving at the St Martin airport can also choose a pick-up by private boat to be chauffeured to the port. Once arrived, the concierge swiftly makes arrangements for car rentals available directly though the hotel, dinner reservations, and any other guest requests. Children six years and under stay free with a parent and are eligible to participate in the hotel’s daily kindergarten program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A junior’s program is offered for older children.
Additional hotel facilities at Guanahani Hotel and Spa include one ocean side restaurant serving the day’s first meals and another featuring dinners laced with Creole and French flavors famed around the island. A large swimming pool, room service until 10 p.m., a beach bar, and a sleek piano bar are offered so entertainment is only a minute away.
One of the hotel beaches provides full service and offers plenty of non-motorized water activities, including snorkeling and diving, kayaking and canoeing, tennis, windsurfing, and Hobie Cats. Fishing is one of the best things to do and a pastime that is easy to carry out with the help of hotel staff. Charter boats, both public and private, are available for rent at almost any time. The entire experience at Guanahani St Barts is perfectly complemented by onsite shopping, a hair salon, and twice-daily cleaning service.