St. Barth Information - Caribbean Experience
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St. Barth - General Information

Geography
St. Barth is a rocky little island measuring just 8 square miles. Its indented coastline is punctuated by numerous coves and bays, most with pristine white sands and clear blue waters. The fifteen tiny islands that surround it only add to its scenic beauty.

map of st. barth

Population
Approximately 7,000 people, mostly descended from Normandy and Brittany in France.

Time difference
GMT - 4 hours

Currency
The legal tender is the European euro, but US dollars are accepted throughout the island. Most businesses accept major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express, although it is best to check before making any purchases.

Electricity
220 volts with French-style plugs - US and UK appliances will require adaptors.

Climate
The below temperatures are maximum average temperatures in degrees Celsius. The rainfall is recorded in inches. This weather information should be treated as a guide only.

st. barth temperature guide

St. Barth's weather is warm throughout the year. The high temperatures vary just slightly between the summer and winter months, and the humidity levels on St, Barts are lower than nearby islands. Winter mornings and late evenings are somewhat cooler (December-March).
If you have any concerns regarding hurricanes and the timing of your Antigua holidays then here are a few sites that can provide more detailed information:



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