Destination at a Glance
- Destination Website
- St. Barts is recovering well after the passage of Hurricane Irma. The Tourist Board has advised that cruise ships are expected to return beginning October 31. Flights resumed at Gustaf III Airport on October 1. Electricity, water and telecommunication systems are up and running throughout the island. Debris has been cleared from the roadways and all roads are fully accessible.
Hotels Open For Business
Hotels with Scheduled Opening Dates
(If date is not listed re-opening date is still to be announced)
Hotel Le Village St. Barth | http://www.villagestjeanhotel.com | Mid November, 2017
Hotel Christopher St Barth | http://www.hotelchristopher.com | March 2018
Le Guanahani | http://www.leguanahani.com | Summer 2018
Le Sereno | http://www.lesereno.com | Opening 2018
Eden Roc | https://www.oetkercollection.com/destinations/eden-rock-st-barths/ | Summer 2018
Hotel Le Toiny | http://www.letoiny.com | Summer 2018
Le Tom Beach | http://www.tombeach.com
Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle De France | http://www.chevalblanc.com | Closed Until Further Notice
Hotel Taiwana | http://www.hoteltaiwana.com
Normandie Hotel | http://www.normandiehotelstbarts.com
September 27th Update
- Eden Roc – 9/27 – Facebook Post: “Today, and due to the damages caused by Hurricane Irma the hotel’s reopening – planned for October after its annual closure – is postponed until further notice. We are currently completing a much detailed assessment of all reservations and will be able to start contacting all guests and our travel industry partners in the next week.”
- Hotel Christopher St Barth – 9/26 – Facebook Post: “Our island may have suffered with one of the most violent hurricanes of the century, St Barth’s beautiful spirit is untouched and we’re so proud to be part of this amazing wave of solidarity and friendship to make the island as beautiful as before. Our hotel has also suffered and we’re not able to tell you when we will reopen yet, but we’re joining all our strength and arms to make it happen as fast as possible! For our guests who have planned a stay with us in the near future, our reservation team will write you back shortly! Thank you for your understanding!”
- Hotel Le Toiny – 9/26 – Facebook Post: “All of us here at Hôtel Le Toiny St Barth would like to thank so many of you for such wonderful messages of support and concern following hurricanes Irma and Maria. The good news is that everyone is working hard towards a speedy and thoroughly healthy recovery. “Paradise will be regained”! Nevertheless, we have a lot of work to do to make sure that the hotel sparkles as normal and it is clear that we will not be able to reopen in time for the beginning of the new season in November. We will keep you in close contact with progress.”
- Le Guanahani – 9/26 – Facebook Post: “Built on sunshine and spirit, we are incredibly grateful that the St. Barths community has even grown stronger after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. We have come together to start rebuilding our beloved island home to welcome you all back to the Le Guanahani you know and
love. It is from the bottom of our hearts that we thank you for your support and patience as we start our reopening journey for Summer 2018.”
September 16th Update – Pre-Maria
It has been reported that St. Barth’s Gustav III airport has reopened for commercial operations and is accepting flights from carriers such as Air Antilles (out of Guadeloupe) and Tradewind Aviation (out of San Juan).
Electricity has been restored in Gustavia and St. Jean and the island’s water production is back to normal levels.
French president Emmanuel Macron visited the country on Wednesday to assess the damage and bring supplies.
Updates from individual hotels:
- Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle De France: Closed for annual renovation. Expected to open October 20th.
- Hotel Christopher St Barth: 9/18 – Team is safe, yet they don’t have an exact date for reopening. It will not be before Mach 2018.
- Le Guanahani: We will be providing updates on our reopening date and our rebuilding efforts next week.
- Le Sereno: Le Sereno has sustained flooding and some damage due to the strong seas and winds, but all the buildings stood strong.