Saint-Barthélemy (also known as St....
St. Barts -- also known as...
With a 180-degree panorama view of St. Jean Baie.
[credit provider=”luxuryrealestate.com” url=”http://www.luxuryrealestate.com/residential/838165-villa-la-grande-maison-des-etoiles-sold-by-st-barth-properties-sothebys-international-realty-colombier-st-barth-st-barts-st-barth-st-barthelemy-colombier-saint-barthelemy”] Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a fraud suit against hedge fund billionaire Phil Falcone and his Harbinger Capital Partners. The SEC alleges that Falcone and his fund engaged in “illicit conduct that included misappropriation of client assets, market manipulation and betraying clients,” the release said.
[credit provider=”CHRISTOPHER MACSURAK on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/macsurak/6594561311/in/photostream/”] The natural beauty and exclusivity of Saint Barthèlemy, along with its distinctly French sex appeal, make it one of the world’s playgrounds for the rich.So obviously bankers love it.
[credit provider=”Curbed.com ” url=”http://curbed.com/archives/2012/03/27/stylish-st-barts-retreat-finally-reveals-its-skyhigh-price-tag.php”] A St. Bart’s villa that has been on the market for a few years, always listed as “Price Upon Request,” has now lifted its curtain of secrecy and revealed that it’s asking $19.4 million, according to Curbed. The house has three bedrooms and sits on a half […]
So, we’ve told you a bit about St. Barts. First, the hotel owners thought no one was coming and were reduced to begging their regulars to fly down and please bring friends. Guess it worked because the island was packed over the holidays. And, when an island is packed with […]
Remember a couple of weeks ago when we told you that hotels in St. Barts were calling prospective guests and asking them to please stay in their underbooked resorts? Well apparently those calls were either premature or unnecessary. The billionaires showed up and partied like there was no recession at […]
The latest sign of the recession: the usually-impossible-to-get-into hotels in St. Barts are actually soliciting guests to fill their empty rooms and offering low rates for them.