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Christophe Harbour Blog

Shops and Marina Open at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts

By SK+G in Community, Shopping, St. Kitts

The 2,500-acre Christophe Harbour resort and residential development on the southeastern peninsula of St. Kitts, in the planning stages since 2008, has completed phase one of its mega-yacht marina, which features 24 berths out of an eventual 250.

Phase two of the marina development is the first installment of the marina village. Four out of seven retail shops are now open and operating. Salt Plage, the beachside bar, serves craft beer and cocktails made with local ingredients.

The 126-room Park Hyatt is slated to open this summer overlooking Banana Bay. The three-story Customs House will open in late spring and the first nine holes of the 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed golf course will debut in 2018.

Christophe Harbour also includes oceanfront and hillside...

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Perk Up at Peppe’s

By Katherine in Community, Dining, Events, Marina, Shopping

It started with a jog in London’s Green Park.

As development of the superyacht marina ramped up, the docks were open and boats were arriving, Christophe Harbour Founder and CEO Buddy Darby recognized a need for a small food and beverage installation to service visiting yachts, locals, and guests.

“I was in London and went out for a morning run in Green Park,” said Darby. “I passed by this great kiosk in the park where people were hanging around drinking espresso, enjoying pastries and the morning paper and I thought – that’s it!”

A few internet searches and phone calls later, contact was made with the owner of the kiosk. ...

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Ballast Bay Outfitters Opening at Christophe Harbour Marina

By Katherine in Adventure, Community, Marina, Shopping, St. Kitts, Yachting

Christophe Harbour is pleased to introduce its luxury retail shops launching in the marina village. In this week’s profile, we’re excited to showcase Ballast Bay Outfitters:

St. Kitts and Nevis are known for their iconic volcanic peaks and crystal blue waters, a landscape made perfect by nature and perfect for outdoor adventure. From challenging hikes to cross-channel swims, mountain biking to padddleboarding, adventure is always just a hop, skip or jump away.

Enter Ballast Bay Outfitters, the newest addition to the retail shops at Christophe Harbour’s marina village.  Ballast Bay Outfitters is the first true “outfitter” in the Federation to offer a full line of outdoor sportswear and equipment...

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DALE Original Art & Style gallery Set to Open in the Marina Village

By Katherine in Community, Events, Marina, Shopping, St. Kitts

Dale Kelley, painting by Dinzey Ryan

Christophe Harbour is pleased to introduce its luxury retail shops launching this month in the marina village. In this week’s profile, we’re excited to showcase local art gallery DALE:

The vision of St. Kitts native and artist Dale Kelley, DALE original art and style showcases distinctive pieces handcrafted in St. Kitts and Nevis.

DALE features fine art, sculpture, pottery, leather goods, jewelry, glassworks and more from several artists who are members of Dale’s local art collective, iFlamboyant.

Philanthropic by nature, she began iFlamboyant several years ago to grow awareness of and support for local artists and artisans in St....

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Joya St. Kitts Upscale Women’s Boutique Opens in the Marina Village

By Katherine in Community, Marina, Shopping

Christophe Harbour is pleased to introduce its luxury retail shops launching this month in the marina village. In this week’s profile, we’re excited to showcase Joya St. Kitts:

Named for Christophe Harbour developer Buddy Darby’s mother and sister, Joya St. Kitts features a carefully curated collection of eclectic, high-end brands from around the world including lavish caftans and tunics, woven tote bags, and bespoke footwear suitable to take guests and members from beachside to tableside.

Director of Retail Merchandising Teri Pantelakos has worked in the retail industry since she was 14. A personal shopper, stylist, buyer, and now fashion curator, she found an opportunity with Joya to make a statement.

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