St. Barts, short for Saint Barthélemy is known for the spot where the rich and famous enjoy a glass of Cristal on their luxury yachts. The sophisticated French island offers exquisite French cuisine and chic boutiques making St. Barts one of the most expensive islands of the Caribbean. However, it still has charms that make it attractive to regular folk. Also, hotel prices drop significantly in the off season making it a great vacay hideaway for the commons. St. Barts offers an extremely high quality, so even if you are there on a budget, in that period you get bang for your buck.