The Luxury As the former residence of aviator Rémy de Haenen, who first put St. Barts on the glitterati map in the 1950s, Eden Rock is the islands most fabled resort, with a truly enviable location. Since being converted to a hotel in 1995, the sprawling estate has grown to include 34 sumptuously decorated suites and cottages, two hip restaurants, and an art gallery featuring up-and-coming American talent.
The Value Guests can indulge with the hotels Pick Me Up package (available until November 14), which includes a three-night stay in a private cottage just steps from the beach, daily breakfast, a bottle of wine upon arrival, use of a compact car, and airport transfers. The packages rates start at $1,669 for two people, or $556/night, representing a 42 percent savings off winters high-season rates alone.
The Catch The property is closed August 29 to October 16 during the hurricane season.
The Details 877-563-7105; edenrockhotel.com
From the Spring 2010 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.