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Saint-Barthelemy is a small volcanic island, located in the Caribbean Sea. Saint-Barthelemy is a French overseas collectivity.
Visa and Immigration Procedures to Saint-Barthelemy
EU nationals are visa-exempt and can enter the country without a visa. American and Canadian citizens are also visa-exempt as long as their stay is less than 30 days. However, a valid passport and proof of an onward or return air ticket is necessary and must be shown at the airport in Saint-Barthelemy. For all other nationals, please double check with a French embassy or consulate for further details and requirements.
Things/Items Allowed into Saint-Barthelemy
Passengers over the age of 17 may import without incurring customs duty 200 individual cigarettes, 50 cigars, 1 liters of spirits and 4 liters of wine.
Things/Items Forbidden out of Saint-Barthelemy
Things/Items Forbidden into Saint-Barthelemy
・Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
Voice of Travelers to Saint-Barthelemy
Lovely experience at Colombier Beach in Saint-Barthelemy
We booked our ticket to Saint-Barthelemy in advance, to enjoy the island fully. The beach is gorgeous. You must book a ticket for a boat ride to beach. One can also enjoy hiking. Parking tickets are very cheap. The beach is long and once can walk along it for hours. Remember to bring your own food and water since there are no services available at beach. The hike take approximately two hours and if you face issues while walking on steep paths, it is better to book a ferry ticket. A must visit beach when you are in Saint-Barthelemy.
Amazing experience at Seabob in Saint-Barthelemy
We booked our tickets to the Seabob excursion tour at Shell Beach in Saint-Barthelemy. We had a wonderful time snorkelling and saw baby sharks, sea urchins and sting rays. We also got a helpful guided tour with the same ticket. We had an amazing experience gliding through the clear waters of Saint-Barthelemy. The ticket is worth the price one pays. It is advised that you book your ticket in advance for the Seabob tour when visiting Saint-Barthelemy.
Excellent island tour of Saint-Barthelemy
We purchased the 'Island Tour' boat ticket with Jicky Marine Services. The ticket included sailing across the islands, snorkelling and beach activities. The ticket price was fair for so many exciting activities in Saint-Barthelemy. We really enjoyed the experience on the catamaran for a day cruising tour in Saint-Barthelemy. The ticket is inclusive of wine, a lunch box, snacks and a guide. You can also book a ticket for the 'Sunset Tour' which lasts for two hours and once can enjoy free champagne, included as part of your ticket. We highly recommend that you book the tour ticket when visiting Saint-Barthelemy.
Saint-Barthelemy Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the best season to visit Saint-Barthelemy?
A. The best season for visiting Saint-Barthelemy is from April to June. Accommodations, services and tickets are cheaper during these months. The stormy season in Saint-Barthelemy starts in late August and should be avoided since weather conditions will be unpredictable.
Q. What to pack and wear while visiting Saint-Barthelemy?
A. Swimwear is needed if you are planning on swimming or visiting the beach in Saint-Barthelemy. We recommend light layers of clothing as it is hot and humid during the day, but can become slightly chilly at night or when there are strong winds. It would also be wise to pack a flashlight, sunglasses, sunscreen as these items are expensive to buy on the island. Waterproof pouches to keep your cell phone and money are handy. Make sure that you keep copies of your air ticket and important documents. Always keep your valuables such as your passports, tickets in safe storage while you enjoy the island of Saint-Barthelemy.
Saint-Barthelemy - Direct Flights to Major Airports
Airports handling direct flights to Gustaf III Airport ・Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport
・ V. C. Bird International Airport
・Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
・Cyril E. King Airport
Flight Routes to Saint-Barthelemy
The main airport in Saint-Barthelemy is the Gustaf III Airport. The airport serves small regional aircrafts. Local airlines such as Tradewind Aviation, Winair, Air Antilles fly into Saint-Barthelemy. Direct flights to Saint-Barthelemy also available from nearby locations such as Antigua, Sint Maarten, Saint Martin and San Juan.
Flight Routes to Saint-Barthelemy