This scenic drive, by local taxi van, provides the perfect opportunity to see the highlights of the island.
Beautiful, enchanting, unspoiled, intimate—these are just some of the adjectives often used to describe St Barths. Your driver may point out places of interest and offer excellent views of the picturesque harbour. The tour continues through the hills and along the winding roads to St Jean Bay - a striking area lined with boutique hotels and restaurants and then on to Salines, the salt pond area, this was once the most industrial part of the island and from here salt was exported to many islands throughout the Caribbean. It is now famous for its clothing optional beach.
At Grand Fonds, you’ll have a wonderful view overlooking the green valley towards the raging ocean breaking on the shore. This is the windy part of the island and the landscape here is very different in comparison with the rest of St Barts. After your brief overview of the island, you’ll drive along the north coast and back to Gustavia.
This excursion will operate by taxi van. Please note that this tour is not guided and your driver will not act as a guide. The Drivers are all French speaking and do not necessarily have a 100% command of English, however their accents are quite charming.This is a brief overview by local taxi-van around the island. This tour involves very little walking, however passengers must be able to negotiate steps on to and off the taxi van. The transportation in St Bart’s is very limited and air-conditioning is not always available.