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Chef Arnaud Faye brings la Chevre d'or gourmet experience from the French Riviera to St. Barth’s RIVYERA

Hotel Christopher is Awarded its 3rd Green Globe Certification

November 27, 2023 (Pointe Milou, Saint Barthelemy): Nestled above the rocky shoreline on the magnificent bay of Pointe Milou, The Christopher Hotel has long been a refuge for those in-the-know on St. Barth for its luxury, peacefulness and discretion. 42 stunning guest rooms look out onto the sea and their three luxurious four-bedroom villas with butler service and a private swimming pool are the perfect place for groups looking for the ultimate in privacy and relaxation. One of the last remaining family-owned properties on the island, it continues to exude true St. Barth charm and personality. For 2024, The Christopher will celebrate another amazing season with its new gastronomic offerings by France’s two Michelin-starred Chef Arnaud Faye at RIVYERA and invites guests to enjoy their Sunset Parties and Cinema Club. For the third year in a row, The Christopher is proud to have received a Green Globe Award for their continued sustainability efforts and continues to be the only property on the island with this certification.


For the 2024 season, Arnaud Faye, chef and a Meilleur Ouvrier de France (the designation for France’s top craftsmen), has designed a new pre fixe gastronomic dining experience, directly from la Chevre d'or, his restaurant on the French Riviera, to the hotel’s RIVYERA restaurant sharing his love for the Côte d’Azur through his Mediterranean menu and relaxed European vibe. The new Signature Menu highlights include local fish with fennel and bottarga, lobster with melon and shiso, octopus confit with olive oil, beetroot and rose, Vitello tonnato and a frosted coconut dessert. For New Year's Eve, RIVYERA will have a festive four-course dinner followed by midnight fireworks including sea bass with caviar and champagne sauce, royal lobster thermidor and scallops carpaccio.


This year’s Cinema Club, will host a movie night under the stars for guests to enjoy along with the ocean breeze and ambiance. Guests can enjoy the film with an array of elevated savory and sweet gourmet snacks. Sunset Parties at Hotel Christopher have become a favorite pastime as the property's infinity pool is known to be the hotspot for the best sunsets on the island. This year’s monthly theme nights will include Back to the 80’s and Back to the 90’s.


In 2023, Christopher Hotel’s Sisley Spa was awarded the Caribbean’s Best Hotel Spa and St. Barth Best Hotel Spa by the renowned World Spa Awards. For 2024, couples can enjoy the Christopher Ritual by Night which is available from 8-10 pm and includes a 30-minute body scrub and a 60-minute massage of your choice, followed by a 30-minute private tropical bath with a sea view. The perfect way to start and end your day on the island. 


For the third consecutive year, The Hotel Christopher is proud to be awarded the Green Globe Certification for its continued commitment to nature-first tourism and low-impact practices. It also remains the only hotel in Saint-Barthélemy to have obtained certification. This year's award recognizes the new efforts of the hotel for its entirely self-sufficient water management system thanks to its own water treatment and desalination plant making it the only hotel on the island to have a drinking water station. In a partnership with AQUAchiara, the French leader in transforming unpurified water into microfiltered quality drinking water for more than 15 years, their water is bottled and purified for hotel guests and restaurant guests. In The Chrisopher’s two restaurants, led by French Michelin-starred chef ​​Arnaud Faye, the completely sufficient water system allows for a sizable reduction of CO2 emissions, as well as eliminating the shipping and plastic impacts from outsourced bottled water. The innovative project, co-signed by ADEME, a French ecological transition agency, is the first of its kind on the island, and a mammoth effort by the hotel in accordance with Green Globe commitments to operate at the highest level of sustainability possible.


The island of St. Barth is located in the French West Indies and is easy to reach via Puerto Rico or St. Maarten. Guests can choose from the 42 oceanfront rooms and suites, which start at €850 per night. For the comfort and space of private residences but with the 5-star service of the main hotel, guests can book one of the three four-bedroom villas with private swimming pools and interiors by French designer Olivia Putnam. Villas start at €3000/night with a 4-night minimum. 

About The Christopher

At the Christopher Hotel, luxury through sustainability can be found from Pointe Milou on the northeast coast of St. Barth. The family-owned property is the only hotel on St. Barths to receive the Green Globe Environmental Certification. Set in the heart of a tropical garden, the five-star hotel boasts 42 spacious rooms and suites, and three 4-bedroom villas with panoramic views of the ocean. The RIVYERA restaurant is inspired by the Mediterranean and created by the two Michelin-star Chef Arnaud Faye. Its award-winning Sisley Spa is the only one in the Caribbean and has five treatment rooms open to the sea below. 

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