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THE MOST EXCLUSIVE DESTINATION
 
Far from din and crowded beaches of popular destinations, St. Barths offers a French gentle way of life under the Caribbean sun. By air or ocean, many convenient ways to come to St. Barths.

THE PERFECT LOCATION IN THE CARIBBEAN

  • 15 minutes flight to St. Maarten-Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) which deserves more than 30 destinations in the world including United-States, Europe, Caribbean, Canada and South America.
  • 4 hours flight from New-York & 3 hours from Miami.
  • 30 minutes navigation from St. Maarten. 
A PRESERVED PARADISE ISLAND
  • 14 exceptional beaches considered among the best in the world.
  • In order to preserve the island's natural reserves, the collectivity issues a town plan that includes between 65% and 70% of non-constructible areas. 
A GLAMOROUS DESTINATION
  • St. Barths has chosen to develop a high-end tourism, with a premium service in order to preserve the tranquility of the island.
  • The island attracting a top of the range and luxury clientele, looking for quality labels with that little extra touch.
  • One of the safest destinations in the world.

A STABLE MARKET & A UNIQUE KNOW-HOW

In the heart of a postcard landscape, hotels, villas, and luxury boutiques give life to the dream.
Every year, more and more lucky people come to enjoy the chic and relaxed atmosphere of the island (annual average + 6% between 2010 and 2014). With a particular attention to detail, impeccable service, luxurious and elegant knowledge, St. Barths is at the highest level of luxury codes in the world. The cost of living in this paradise, where almost everything is imported, has skyrocketed but on the other hand allows to preserve the mass tourism of the island. The small French outpost enjoys political and institutional stability with an emphasis on tourism.
 
Economy in excellent shape

A booming real estate sector

St. Barths has more than 750 Villas on the rental market representing 1200-1300 Bedrooms.

AN ATTRACTIVE TAXATION FOR NATURAL PERSONS & LEGAL ENTITIES


ACQUISITION OF TAX RESIDENCE BY NATURAL PERSONS

The tax residents of Saint-Barthélemy are natural persons who:


THE EFFECTS OF THE TAX RESIDENCE OF NATURAL PERSONS

Persons residing in Saint-Barthélémy for more than 5 years are exempt from income tax and wealth tax (for property located in St Barthélémy), they are not subject to VAT or other taxes and they do not pay inheritance tax for property situated on the island and for the benefit of theirs residing in a country without the right of succession. In summary, the effects of the tax residence of Saint-Barthélemy are confined to the income generated on the island.


ACQUISITION OF TAX RESIDENCE BY LEGAL ENTITIES

Legal entities resident in Saint-Barthélemy tax are those whose:


THE EFFECTS OF TAX RESIDENCE OF LEGAL PERSONS

To sum up, as for natural persons, legal entities, even residents of Saint-Barthélemy, remain taxable on income generated in metropolitan France or abroad.

YOUR ACQUISITION PROCESS

Contact your expert to define your tailor-made acquisition process and to assist you throughout the implementation of your project.

Mrs Monique TURBE
St-Barths Real-Estate Market Expert
International Number:
+ 0590 690 28 30 62
+ 33 699 75 25 65

Considering confidentiality our exclusive properties for sale are only available on request at the following address: [email protected]

DESTINATION SAINT-BARTHS Your travel Guide

St Barths is a tropical paradise delivering spectacular scenery, an ideal climate, and a unique Caribbean charm.

St Barts accommodation

Saint Barths hosts some of the finest luxury hotels in the Caribbean combining superior dining and premier services. SAINT-BARTHS.COM provides a detailed to every aspect of the St Barths destination: historyculture, foods, restaurant, hotels, sightseeing, things to do.
You’ll find here all the information you can possibly need, with St Barts accommodation ranging from St Barth Villa rental to St Barth hotel reservations, activitiesevents, as well as a multitude of St Barths services that can help you personalize your trip and make your holiday a truly fabulous experience.
Famous for its casual chic French culture, St Barts offers uncrowded beaches, luxurious and casual designer shopping boutiques and world class restaurants, many of which are situated right on the beach or in the center of Gustavia harbour.