Although often chosen for its glamorous villas or the island's tropical scenery and lifestyle, St Barts happens to be one of the best kids friendly destinations in the Caribbean. For each family, many different factors come into play when choosing children friendly villas on Saint Barts Island. Our curated selection of villas for kids, all located in the most desirable areas of the French island of Saint Barts, details various features and highlights of each and will help advise you on the accommodation most appropriate for children and babies.
Boasting a large number of vacation rentals, St Barthelemy offers something for everyone. From a luxury villa rental on the beach or high on a hillside with an ocean view to a wide range of affordable vacation villas with a kids friendly swimming pool and connecting bedrooms, our agency will help you find just what you’re looking for. St Barts is a very small island and any beach is reachable within minutes. Your choice of villa for children in St Barts will most likely depend on which beach you wish to be the closest to.
Divided into two parts by the hotel Eden Rock, Saint Jean bay is often preferred by children as they can safely play on St Jean beach. The eastern side has a calm sea and the western side offers activities for kids as well as adults. Many restaurants and beach clubs are located here, as are most of St Barths beach villas. St Jean is indeed a popular location to rent a St Barth villa for children.
Gustavia's Shell beach is appreciated by all generations. Toddlers love to play with tiny shells whilst parents enjoy relaxing at Shellona restaurant or even snorkeling. There are, however, only a few luxury villas for children available for rent on Gustavia.
Grand cul de Sac area has shallow water perfect for young children. Grand cul de sac beach has many activities to offer for a vacation with kids: clear kayaks, giant turtle watching, snorkeling, paddleboarding, kitesurfing, or even diving. For lunch, Kids can love the nearby resort restaurant or simply stop by the laid-back eatery on the beach.
Lorient beach is great for picnics and its calm water is ideal for children. The west side of the Lorient beach is great for surfing and offers lessons for your kiddos. To keep young children’s hunger at bay, the famous JOJO Burger and a grocery store are conveniently found just across the street from the beach.
On the other side of the island, Flamands is a wide beach with a clear, turquoise ocean, however depending on the weather, the water can be quite rough. Although this beach boasts one of the finest luxury vacation rentals in St Barts, Flamands also has a few affordable, smaller St Barts villas for kids to rent. Because of the high demand during the high season in the Caribbean, it is recommended to book these best vacation villas one year in advance.
Compared to booking a hotel, privacy and freedom are two advantages of renting a vacation villa in St Barts and your kid's activities will not disturb other hotel guests. Babysitting, watersports such as swimming, surfing, windsurfing, Hobbie cat or treasure hunts, hiking, and tennis lessons for children from 5 to 12 years old can be arranged. Art & crafts workshops, painting or sculpting for any age can also be organized at your private vacation villa. Alternatively, girls might be interested in cooking or baking classes or enjoying a spa day, and for the smallest children (under 5) building castles on the beach or water games in your swimming pool are always a hit. Young children, as well as teenagers, can be demanding. Our concierge is at your disposal to arrange everything at your St Barts villa rental for kids, ensuring childhood memories that last a lifetime are made.