Gustavia travel guide

Gustavia Tourism | Gustavia Guide

You're Going to Love Gustavia

With 5,988 inhabitants, Gustavia is the most populous city in Saint Barthélemy. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. We recommend you stay at least 62 days in order to fully appreciate everything Gustavia has to offer.

Where to Eat in Gustavia

If you’re looking for affordable options, Sand Bar - Eden Rock (St Jean Bay) and Shellona Beach (Rue de la Plage Shell Beach) are great picks.

When to visit Gustavia

Gustavia in July
Estimated hotel price
£607
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gustavia in July
Estimated hotel price
£607
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Gustavia

Plane

When flying to Gustavia, you’ll arrive at Gustavia St Barthelemy (SBH), which is located 1 mile from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Gustavia, you’ll arrive at Gustavia St Barthelemy (SBH), which is located 1 mile from the city centre.

Airports near Gustavia

Airlines serving Gustavia

Air Caraïbes
Good (24 reviews)
Corsair
Excellent (11 reviews)

Where to stay in Gustavia

Average rates range from around £606 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £942 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gustavia

Most booked hotels in Gustavia

Tropical Hotel St Barth
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£574+
Hotel Christopher Saint Barth
5 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
£757+
Hotel Manapany
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
£726+
Le Sereno
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
£766+
Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa
5 stars
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
£1,276+

Hiring a car in Gustavia

Hiring a car in Gustavia costs £41 per day, on average, or £2,568 if you want to hire it for 62 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 55% cheaper than airport locations in Gustavia.

Mini (Kia Picanto or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Gustavia, while also 22% cheaper than other types, on average.

Hiring a car in Gustavia costs £41 per day, on average, or £2,568 if you want to hire it for 62 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 55% cheaper than airport locations in Gustavia.

Mini (Kia Picanto or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Gustavia, while also 22% cheaper than other types, on average.