Things to Know in St. Barth

Saint Barthélemy
Discovering the island

French is the primary language on the island of St. Barths, but most tourist locations will have English speaking staff. The country and area code for the island is 590.

The Euro is the official currency of the island, but US dollars are accepted in most places. Outlets are in 220volt, but U.S. adaptors and transformers can be found in most hotels.

The legal drinking age on the island is 18.

Most stores open around 9 am and close for lunch, reopening as late as 3pm.