St. Barth's Rosewood Le Guanahani Opens With New Look And Energy

The classic resort is back with a fresh style and modern design.

The newly reimagined Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth recently opened on an 18-acre private peninsula, bringing together traditional island charm, contemporary amenities, and relaxing and exciting activities. Embodying the hybrid French-Caribbean spirit of St. Barth, the resort overlooks stunning Maréchal Bay and Grand Cul-de-Sac Lagoon. 

Since its original debut nearly 40 years ago, Le Guanahani has attracted the most discerning visitors from all over the world for its unique combination of cosmopolitan yet locally inspired design and seclusion among the thriving island destination of St. Barth. 

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The palatial Ocean View Pool Suite is sure to be a favorite spot for selfies. | Credit: Ken Hayden/Rosewood Le Guanahani

Rosewood Le Guanahani boasts 66 residence-style accommodations with colorful exteriors and ocean and garden views. Twenty-nine guestrooms, 27 suites, and 10 signature suites provide total privacy with spacious, light-filled floor plans and floor-to-ceiling French windows. Each suite also offers a spacious outdoor area, some of some with private swimming pools. The resort also offers special suites for large groups or families with even more space and amenities for guests to call their own.

The property is centered around the thriving Beach House St. Barth and Bar Mélangé, which bring together the dynamic and nuanced tastes of French and Caribbean cuisine into a unique, social environment with no shortage of options. The Beach House's open-air floor plan offers a variety of dining options with sweeping beach views, all sourced and inspired by the local ecosystem of St. Barth. Chef's specialties include dishes like barbecued octopus paired with sundried tomatoes and Caribbean tandoori mahi mahi.

And for those seeking a night cap, Bar Mélangé's lengthy wine and cocktail menu and distinguished ambiance are sure to round out a perfectly relaxing day.

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It's easy to see why this property was a preferred choice for travelers for decades. | Rosewood Le Guanahani

Rosewood Le Guanahani boasts the largest spa and wellness center in all of St. Barth with an extensive range of practices like the "Ouanalao Ritual," which includes specialized exfoliation and facial cleanse treatments along with a full body massage. The spa also includes a variety of pools, a fitness area, blow-dry bar, nail salon, and a tennis facility.

The resort offers complimentary kayaking, paddle boarding, and snorkeling, and the rest of the island offers no shortage of activities from shopping, hiking, fishing, and sailing. With Rosewood Le Guanahani's Clefs d'Or Concierge, these activities are never far away and are a perfect way to experience all that St. Barth has to offer.