Mask Your Worries

New in-suite Ligne St. Barth treatments delight at Hotel Carl Gustaf

By: Kara Cutruzzula

Pampering reaches a new high with the partnering of Hotel Carl Gustaf and the all-natural skincare line Ligne St. Barth. The new range of services and amenities featured include natural products and beauty care experts. For the ultimate comfort and privacy, clients can now enjoy professional massages, facials and hair and nail treatments without ever having to leave their suites.

Ligne St. Barth, located on the island of Saint Barthelemy, combines the wisdom of the Caribbean’s Arawak Indians with the latest developments in organic beauty treatments and modern technology. Its beauty care products use an assortment of plants, fruits and other natural ingredients ideal for every skin type. Their unique products have a high profile among celebrities and models, making them highly sought after.

The new treatments for guests include St. Barth Sensation, a coconut-vanilla body mask and scented massage; St. Barth Elasticity, a clay and cucumber mousse body mask to nourish and firm the skin; St. Barth Harmony, a custom-tailored full-body massage with an array of oils and lotions; and St. Barth Freshness, featuring papaya and cucumber that relaxes and rejuvenates.

Hotel Carl Gustaf is situated on the Hill of Gustavia, just steps from Shell Beach and amidst St. Barth’s social scene. The hotel’s attention to privacy is exemplified by their discreet staff, idyllic location, breathtaking vistas and gourmet dining.

Each of the 14 suites blend the contemporary and the traditional, and all offer private terraces and plunge pools, marble flooring, tiled bathrooms with multi-jet showers, rich mahogany furnishings, elegant fabrics, convenient kitchenettes, Espresso machines, iPod docking stations and more.

One of the smallest islands in the Caribbean at only eight square miles, St. Barth is surrounded by ancient shallow-water reefs, is warm throughout the year and possesses dazzling blue waters ideal for swimming.

Activities like sailing, deep sea fishing and scuba diving are available, as are romantic island tours aboard The Carl Gustaf III, the resort’s yacht.