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Welcome to the Caribbean Rum Awards 2022!

St. Barth November 1-6, 2022

Your artisanal rum-infused vacation is created by Eva Grodberg at Epic Experiences. Eva will work with you to arrange every phase of your travel to this epic experience!

The world’s leading celebration of fine artisanal rums returns for its fifth edition in St. Barth with a week of sophisticated events across the island, including tastings,  dinners, a cocktail competition, cigar pairings, beach parties and the international rum jury, headquartered at the Caribbean’s top rum bar, the Rhum Room in Gustavia.  For more information check here.

We book hotels, WIMCO villas, and car rentals. We will advise you of the best routes to book your own flights.

We highly recommend travel protection, and can arrange that for you.

You will have complete support from the time you leave home to return, including current travel requirements.

Epic Experiences specializes in completely customized travel to St. Barth. Having regularly traveled to the island since 1990, we know all the tips and secrets.

Should you prefer other hotels or room categories than the ones listed below, or a WIMCO villa, just ask!

Your Hotel choices 

Le Barthelemy

BEACHFRONT HIDEAWAY LUXURY HOTEL IN ST BARTH

Voted the #1 Hotel on Saint Barth by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler, Le Barthelemy is a fabulous luxury boutique hotel on Grand Cul de Sac beach. Its 44 rooms and suites are serene and stylish with Caribbean flair. Invisible drop-down screens easily transform outdoor terraces into private enclaves, shady and comfortable but without disturbing the view. Spectacular pool; calm beach; wonderful indoor, terrace and feet in the sand dining. Don’t miss the WTF rooftop bar, which often features live music. Le Barthelemy has many room categories including rooms with private plunge pools. Just ask!

Le Barth Jardin

Le Barth Jardin offers a spacious terrace surrounded by the exuberant tropical garden and intimate room with a King-size bed.

5 nights 5405€ per room (single or double occupancy)


920€ for each additional night, plus tax

Le Barth Lac

Featuring panoramic views of the lake and the majestic Mont Vitet, sleep in Le Barth Lac room in a deluxe King-size bed. Can connect to a 2nd room for more space.

5 nights 6298€ per room (single or double occupancy)

1090€ for each additional night, plus tax

Le Barth Ocean

This ocean view luxury suite offers intimacy and proximity to the beach and the heated infinity pool. These suites include a four-post King-sized bed. Some rooms connect for more space.

5 nights 8135€ per room (single or double occupancy)

1440€ for each additional night, plus tax

The Christopher

THE OCEAN AS YOUR BACKDROP

Imagine a hotel with elegant modern design, at the end of a long road descending toward the sea…Snuggled between crystal-clear water and Pointe Milou, protected by the trade winds, this intimate setting is embraced by unobstructed views of the ocean and neighboring islands.Forty two rooms & suites with elegant design overlook the sea. There is no beach, but one of the largest infinity pools on the island. Wonderful restaurant, bar, and Sisley Spa. Please ask about other suite options.

Ocean Terrace

The Ocean is but a few steps away, with nature right at your doorstep. Designed as lofts with private terraces, these rooms feature direct access to the infinity pool. The interior light can be modulated with adjustable shutters… the bathrooms feel as if they were carved out of the rock. Ask about 2 Twin bed option.

5 nights 3987.50€ per room (single or double occupancy)

650€ for each additional night, plus tax

Ocean Junior Suite

Located upstairs, these suites have unblocked views of the infinity pool and the ocean. Wide sliding glass doors let the light filter in, while the lounge area, perfect for reading, is designed for serenity and relaxation. No balcony. Can connect.

5 nights 4250€ per room (single or double occupancy)

700€ for each additional night, plus tax

Ocean Panoramic Junior Suite

Located at the extreme eastern end of the hotel, above the spa, these suites give you the impression of being on the prow of a ship, without sacrificing any comfort: a spacious bed, a tropical shower, large balcony, and living room area to read and relax. Can connect with other suite.

5 nights 4775€ per room (single or double occupancy)

800€ for each additional night, plus tax

Le Carl Gustaf

SEAVIEW IN GUSTAVIA 5* – DAZZLING DAYS AND NIGHTS

A unique historic address nestled on a hillside overlooking the island, between Caribbean land and sea. A vibrant and iconic 80s hotel that has been lovingly restored for a new time.

The intimate Le Carl Gustaf offers guests bungalows, suites, loft and villa. Surrounded by lush vegetation, sheltered from prying eyes and overlooking the capital port of Gustavia perches an elegant paradise. Dine at Fouquets or lounge at Shellona, one of the island’s best beach bars. 

Walk to the Rhum Room!

Luxury Room Terrace Seaview

Soothing comfort with Caribbean-style decor, combining wood and noble materials. Here, light and elegance reign supreme. Let yourself be surprised by an almost unreal panorama of colours, the blue of the sea and the satin shadows of the night.

5 nights 5562.50€ per room (single or double occupancy)

950€ for each additional night, plus tax

Junior Suite Terrace Seaview Plunge Pool

This junior suite offers a living space with a King-size bed, and signature mini-bar. A plunge pool invites you to enjoy a soothing dip. All with a panoramic view over the captivating Gustavia harbor.

5 nights 7925€ per room (single or double occupancy)

1400€ for each additional night, plus tax

Luxury Bungalow Suite Terrace Seaview

Understated and refined, the deluxe bungalow suite reflects the Caribbean atmosphere and its colours. The 540 sq ft Creole-style suite features a private pool on the 430 sq ft terrace.

5 nights 8975€ per room (single or double occupancy)

1600€ for each additional night, plus tax

What’s Included in this Package:

  • Hotel accommodations for 1-2 people in the room category indicated for 5 nights. Some rooms may accommodate more people – please request. Please note most hotel rooms feature king beds.
  • Round trip airport to hotel transportation if needed.
  • Mini Cooper Convertible*
  • Breakfast daily.

Want to extend your stay? See the extra room night rate below each room category.

*Mini Cooper cost for a 5 night stay. Depending on arrival/departure times your cost could be more. Insurance is extra and highly recommended. Rental car can be removed from the package should you choose not to drive. We can also arrange other vehicles.

Flights may be booked with Epic Experiences. Once your flights are booked you will be provided with the confirmation number/letters so you may change or upgrade your seats (possibly at additional cost); enter frequent flier, TSA or GOES numbers.

To ease the connection in St. Maarten, we can arrange Saint Barth Services VIP Meet and Greet to assist you and transfer your luggage. Luggage Free travel can also be arranged with Epic Experiences.

Epic’s Exclusive Rum Awards Inclusions:

  • Priority Reservations for one of the final rum-and-food pairing dinners (Thursday – Saturday night).
  • 25 % discount on VIP tickets when you book through Epic Experiences. We will provide you with the promo code.
  • A Caribbean Rum Awards hat.
  • Private Rum Tasting for everyone who books through Epic Experiences.

What’s not Included:

  • Caribbean Rum Awards VIP and other entry fees.
  • Airfare.
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended.
  • Insurance for car rental – also highly recommended.
  • Food and drinks other than as noted at the Awards events.
  • 5% island tax collected at hotels directly; some hotels may have a resort fee. Please check your preferred hotel’s web site for details.
  • Saint Barth Services

How do I book?

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation policies vary. We recommend you read the terms & conditions on the hotel’s web site before booking a hotel; or WIMCOs before booking villas.

Flights are paid in full when booked and are non-cancellable, unless you instruct us to purchase refundable tickets. Airlines have been flexible about changes due to the pandemic but that is subject to change. Please check your preferred airline’s current policy.

By booking with us, you accept our Terms & Conditions.

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Photo Credits:

Godafoss waterfall Iceland – Pixabay

Eva at Ta Phrom, Angkor – Karl Grobl

All other photos by Eva Grodberg