The glamour at this Relais & Châteaux property is in the details, from breakfast laid out with crisp linens, good china, and silver cutlery on your own tucked-away terrace to the private plunge pools wrapped in tropical plumage and the sea and sky views beyond—well, it's all pretty swell. Le Toiny's 14 villa suites sit on a hillside overlooking the surf-roiled Toiny coast. Are those paparazzi lurking in the flowering shrubs? Only if your name is Brad Pitt; otherwise, feel free to swan about in your spaciously elegant, utterly private villa with abandon. Each one-bedroom villa suite comes with its own private heated plunge pool, Sonos soundsystems, and Nespresso machines. Even the smallest unit, the junior suite, is massive, a whopping 1,540 sq. ft. The decor has been de-colonialized somewhat; out with the heavy mahogany and in with beachy white linens and sunbleached teak. You can play in your own plunge pool or stroll down a 10-minute path through a grove of palms to Toiny Beach, although the waters here are more surfable than swimmable; the hotel even has a couple of long boards on hand if you want to ride a wave or two. Elemis spa products are used in treatments in the Serenity Spa Cottage. The inhouse restaurant, formerly known as Le Gaïac, has been redesigned in "coastal chic" fashion, and serves a Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. The hotel's newest amenity is a refurbished beach area, with loungers under shady palms and and beach bar, Le Toiny Beach Club, serving food and drinks.
St. Barts› Hotel
Anse de Toiny
Our Rating Neighborhood Toiny Coast Phone 800/680-0832 in the U.S. and Canada, or 590/27-88-88 Prices Winter 1,635€ junior suite, 2,095€ villa suite; off season 650€–1,095€ junior suite, 865€–1,215€ villa suite. Extra person 130€/night. Rates include continental breakfast, roundtrip airport transfers, laundry services, and service charges. One child 11 and under stays free in parent’s room. Closed April 1–Oct 31. Units 14 Amenities Restaurant, bar, babysitting, bikes, concierge, fitness center, hiking trails, outdoor pool, room service, spa, watersports equipment, Wi-Fi (free) Web site Le Toiny