St Barth is real paradise for a shoppers . Island is a duty free port, and shoppers will be delighted with the range and number of shops: You will find the elegant displays and marble floors reminiscent of Rue du Faubourg St. Honoré in Paris (Hèrmes, Louis Vuitton, Chopard, Bulgari, Cartier, etc...). The highest concentration of shops is in Gustavia, followed by St-Jean, with its several shopping centers. It is wise to allocated more than a single afternoon to see what's what and where's where.. More than 200 boutique shops can be found on the island in two main areas:Gustavia and around St Jean Beach . St Jean Beach is the more casual, less crowded option and has more affordable prices, too. There are five main shopping centers in St Jean, each small in size, that line the road leading toward Lorient Beach Both island locations offer a variety of stores in St Barts and almost all the necessities along with designer clothing, beachwear, casual clothing, and jewelry. Other specialty products available at stores in St Barts include wine and spirits, cosmetics (and other specialty beauty products), tobacco, home decor, and books. St Barts easily outranks all other Caribbean islands for shopping, especially for home decor and the latest fashions.