Pointe Milou Vacation Rentals Lodging - self Catering Villas and Apartments to Rent, Holiday Homes in Gustavia
Pointe Milou sits on the north east coast of St Barts near Anse de Lorient over looking Turtle island and is a very popular vacation rental hotspot if you like being away from the crowds and tourists.
Pointe milou offers an unforgettable vacation and is the perfect destination for a family holiday, an escape with friends, or a romantic getaway.
The area is home to several excellent restaurants such as Mango at Hotel Christopher and just minutes away from Lorient where you will find a supermarket, Boulangerie Central and a few snack bars.
This hot spot is also home to some gorgeous clifftop villas looking out on to the ocean and being on the east side of the island means the sunsets are spectacular over Lorient Bay and St. Jean Bay - Pointe Milou will keep you coming back year after year.
|Top things to see and do|
|Kalinas & Tainos pearl museum||✔|
|Indulge at one of the top restaurants||✔|
|Take a boat tour around the island||✔|
|Watersports - sailing, surfing||✔|
|Day trip to the Dutch island of St Maarten||✔|
|Yellow submarine tour||✔|
|Shopping in Gustavia||✔|
|Fishing trip from Ocean Must Marina||✔|
Lorient & Marigot Beaches
Pointe Milou is an area of high cliffs and big surf breaks with the closest beaches being Lorient and Marigot just a few minutes drive away. Lorient is shaped like a horeshoe and is a good family beach with shallow and calm waters.
Marigot beach, flanked by palm trees is a wonderful place for snorkeling and is part of the Marine Reserve with an abundance of tropical fish.
After a day on the beach or sight seeing, the ideal way to end the day is to return to your own condo or villa rental, light up the BBQ, watch the sun go down and dine under the stars.
Featured Pointe Milou villas & apartments
Pointe Milou Vacation Rentals
Like most places in St Barts, the lodging options in and around Pointe Milou cater for all budgets and tastes from luxury clifftop villas looking on to the warm Caribbean waters to affordable condos. Renting a car is recommended as the local amentities such as supermarkets, bars and restaurants are around a 10 minute walk from many villas.
Experience the very best of Pointe Milou by staying in a private vacation rental. Self catering Pointe Milou villas and apartments are very popuar with families and groups as they provide flexibility and space to do what you want, when you want - home from home.
Wake up in your spacious Pointe Milou villa or apartment to breathtaking views of the gentle coral reef protected waters of the French West Indies, before heading off to the uncrowded world class beaches to relax or do some watersports.
Similar to many Caribbean islands, St Barts has a tropical climate. The temperature ranges from 80°F during the winter to 86°F in the summer, with highs of 90°F in July and August. The sea temperature can reach as high as 84°F during the summer which is great for swimming and diving.
St Barth has two seasons known as “Carême” and “Hivernage.” Carême runs from 1st December until 30th May, when the air is cool and the temperatures are slightly lower and corresponds to the peak vacation time. Hivernage runs from 1st June to the 30th November and is hotter and more humid with the height of the hurricane season in september and October.
Festivals and Events
The people of St Barts like their festivals so if you are fortunate enough to be on the island, there is a high probability that a carnival or sporting event will be on at the same time. Some of the more popular being...
|St Barts Musical Festival||Jan 12|
|West Indies Regatta||May 1|
|Bastille Day||July 14th|
|Gustavia fete||Mid August|
|Fête de la St Barthélemy||Mid August|
Our view on Pointe Milou
Whether you seek a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, Pointe Milou is a wonderful area on the stunning island of St Barts. Blessed with lovely beaches, fantastic shops and where the evenings can be spent relaxing at your villa or enjoying the chic evening entertainment, Pointe Milou will entice you back time after time.