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Le Guanahani Ranks Among Best in Condé Nast Traveler Survey


Le Guanahani Recognized With Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Award
“#11 Best Resort in the Caribbean Islands” 

NEW YORK, NY – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Le Guanahani recognized as the 11th best resort in the Caribbean Islands, with a score of 95.35.

“This award celebrates all the guests and staff that have helped Le Guanahani evolve into what it has become today—a stunningly serene and stylish retreat that welcomes you with excellent service and a range of experiential activities and dining,” shares Martein van Wagenberg, Managing Director of Le Guanahani. “We’re incredibly honored to be among the best of the best in the world.”

Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year – cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes. The result? The 1,402 best travel experiences in the world.

Le Guanahani is nestled on a private and protected peninsula, between Marigot Bay and Grand Cul-de-Sac, on the island of St. Barth. The property recently completed a four year, 40 million dollar transformation and rebrand that have recast Le Guanahani into a relaxed, timeless, and colorful nirvana for today’s contemporary traveler.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers. The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at

Nestled on a private 18-acre peninsula between Marigot Bay and Grand Cul-de-Sac on the island of St. Barth, Le Guanahani offers access to two pristine white-sand beaches where guests are invited to relax in the sun or indulge in water-based sports. The 67 multi-colored guest cottages, including 36 suites, are decorated in a West Indies style that blends seamlessly with the surrounding tropical landscape of hibiscus and coconut trees. All rooms and suites offer private terraces, and many feature private pools. The hotel’s signature restaurants, Indigo and Bartolomeo, delight with refined Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Hidden amongst the lush vegetation, the Spa My Blend by Clarins comes complete with rejuvenating signature treatments and a salon by Frédéric Fekkai.

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015.

Jackie Martin
Hawkins International PR
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