St Barts, A holiday hotspot in the Caribbean

TOP 5 ACTIVITES TO DO IN ST. BARTH IN DECEMBER AND JANUARY

In wintertime, excitement is a constant in the air at this divinely chic French-Caribbean island and new Villazzo destination in the West Indies. The perfect weather makes St. Barths a respite for the jetsetters who flock here for postcard beaches, fabulous food and cultural experiences. These are the top 5 events we are most enthusiastic about:

1. December 12- 21 St. Barth’s Christmas Village in Gustavia

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Enjoy the holidays at this festive area set up on the Quai, showcasing local artisans’ work and food stands. Your little ones will love taking pictures with Santa Claus, the unique children’s parade and a magical costume contest.

2. December 31 New Year’s Eve Regatta

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St. Barths prepares for the big night with a friendly race around the island. Open to sailboats of any size, this is a fun-filled “warm up” for visitors and locals alike.

3. December 31 New Year’s Eve

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Welcome 2017 in style with live music and celebrations happening across the island, including parties at lavish hillside villas and megayachts. Enjoy the finest dining under the light of the midnight fireworks over the harbor in Gustavia and along St. Jean beach – in front of Nikki Beach, the Sand Bar at Eden Roc hotel or at the La Plage at the Tom Beach hotel.

4. January 8-22 St. Barts Music Festival

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The 33rd edition of this arts festival promises to be the best just yet. Treat yourself to a star-studded night of the finest classical music, opera, ballet and jazz performances by an eclectic roster of renowned international artists.

5. January 28-31 St. Barth Fun Cup

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Watch daredevil windsurfers compete for first with their best moves as they ride the waves in St. Jean at this heated sporting event.

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