This contemporary oasis offers something a little different for guests to St Barthelemy – it’s the ideal base for the active traveller who wishes to enjoy activities such as stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, or even kite surfing. If simple living in a contemporary hotel sounds like your ideal holiday in St Barths, this is the hotel of choice for you.
The Le Sereno Experience
The Le Sereno philosophy is simple – provide guests with a humble home base to explore St Barthelemy from. The hotel is masterfully understated, with clean lines and simplicity at the core of design. Guests are thus treated to an experience, rather than a luxury property for the sake of luxury. Here you can enjoy a plethora of watersports activities in the lagoon, a lush pool overlooking the ocean, and a terrific spa that was quite simply one of the best I encountered during my visit to St Barthelemy.
The rooms and suites are simple yet refined, and offer all the basics without any unnecessary extras. Rooms therefore don’t feel crowded or overdone and the space can be enjoyed at leisure.
Inside my room I was delighted by a few in-room highlights, including complimentary mini-bar, hotel branded havianas flip flops, luxurious bath products, and even a small selection of books to enjoy during my stay.
The sea views overlook the lagoon area providing just as much entertainment on the shore as if you were in the ocean yourself. Should you wish to enjoy some of the watersports activities on offer, you will be delighted to learn these are all inclusive and offered to guests at no extra charge.
Breakfast is served daily either in your suite or at the hotel restaurant – including both hot and cold dishes at no extra charge. Unfortunately this was a low point of my stay, as I found the service to be cold and impersonal – much unlike what I had experienced at the other properties I had visited before arriving at Le Sereno.
If you do make time for the spa at Le Sereno, I can assure you that you won’t be disappointed. During my stay I tried the coconut massage – a unique blend of coconut oil and dried coconut, which left me feeling completely refreshed and revitalized – one of the best spa experiences I have had the world over!
Book this hotel if…
If you’re someone who enjoys to keep active whilst on holiday, then look no further than Le Sereno. It’s the perfect hotel for guests who wish to escape reality and unwind in a modern, contemporary setting. However if you’re looking for the personal touches and dedicated service, I would say there are better alternatives on the island in this price bracket.
Rooms & Suites start at $770.