St. Eustatius | Destination overview
Like St Barthelemy/St Barts, St Eustatius is better known by its No. 2 name, Statia. Its relatively dry tropical climate is among the island plusses. Statia is basically a bit of green land dominated by The Quill, an extinct volcano with an altitude of 1,940 feet. Dutch is the official language and the Netherlands Antilles guilder is the local currency. But you won't be "in Dutch" if you speak English and spend American--US dollars, that is.
Kings Well Resort - A small resort featuring a spectacular view of Oranje Bay
and only a minute walk to the beach. Operated more as a
semi-private villa catering to our hotel guests exclusively for
breakfast and lunch. Dinner is served to our hotel guests and the
public from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., reservations required.
The Old Gin House - A historical landmark, informal setting. Casually elegant.
18 well appointed rooms and suites are available
for a comfortable and relaxing stay. St. Eustatius is an
Island with slow development. Here you will not find any mass
tourism, casinos or luxury shops. Instead you will find a Caribbean
All about St. Eustatius
In its 18th century heyday, Statians, as they call themselves, put most of the bang in the USA's first Fourth of July, as a major supplier of weapons. British Admiral Sir George Brydges Rodney once grumbled: "This Rock, only six miles in length and t ... continue