Saint Barthélemy, also known as St. Barts, is a small island located in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico. It is an overseas collectivity of France, and is known for its beautiful beaches, luxury resorts, and yacht-filled harbor.
The official language of Saint Barthélemy is French, which is spoken by the majority of the population. English is also commonly spoken in tourist areas.
The currency of Saint Barthélemy is the Euro (EUR), which is the same currency used in France. The exchange rate with the British pound (GBP) fluctuates, but as of April 9, 2023, one British pound is equivalent to approximately 1.18 Euros.
The flight time from the UK to Saint Barthélemy depends on the airport of departure and the airline, but on average it takes around 10 to 11 hours to fly from London to the island. However, there are no direct flights from the UK to St. Barts, and travelers would need to connect via other airports in the Caribbean or in the USA.
Saint Barthélemy is in the Atlantic Standard Time zone, which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4).
The main airport in Saint Barthélemy is Gustaf III Airport (SBH), which is located on the southern coast of the island near the capital city of Gustavia. The airport has a single runway and serves small regional aircraft and private jets. The address of Gustaf III Airport is:
Gustaf III Airport, Saint Barthélemy, 97133, France