Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Gustavia

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Gustavia. Well known for its beaches, restaurants and island views, this romantic city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Gustavia

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Gustavia has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sint Maarten Zoo (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Butterfly Farm (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gustavia

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, June, July, October and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gustavia

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Gustavia is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pinel Island (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Corossol Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Flamands Beach (0.7 mi / 1 km)
  • Anse des Cayes Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Colombier Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • St. Jean Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gustavia

The nearest airport is in Gustavia (SBH-Gustaf III), located 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance), which is 18.1 mi (29.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gustavia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,800 holiday lettings around Gustavia. From 289 houses to 1,481 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gustavia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gustavia. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Gustavia Harbor: 1,697 holiday homes
  • Maho: 415 holiday homes
  • Anguilla: 284 holiday homes
  • Orient Bay: 1,052 holiday homes
  • Simpson Bay: 952 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gustavia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gustavia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Gustavia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Orient Bay: 1,052 holiday lettings
  • Simpson Bay: 952 holiday lettings
  • Cul-de-Sac: 1,053 holiday lettings
  • Anse Marcel: 1,049 holiday lettings
  • Nettle Bay: 1,049 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Gustavia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Gustavia are:

  • Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM): 952 self catering accommodations
  • Saint Barthelemy Airport (SBH): 1,727 self catering accommodations
  • Grand Case Airport (SFG): 1,049 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Gustavia? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Gustavia. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gustavia Harbor: 1,697 holiday rentals
  • University of St. Martin: 933 holiday rentals
  • Cyrus Wathey Square: 932 holiday rentals
  • Maho Beach: 970 holiday rentals
  • Mercure Beach: 1,027 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gustavia listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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