Christophe Harbour Blog

Sugar & Salt Gourmet Market Now Hosting Weekly Bread Sales and Wine Tastings

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

In just three short weeks, Sugar & Salt, Christophe Harbour’s neighborhood market, has grown in popularity and many items, including wine and spirits, are flying off the shelves. From the fresh fish and meats to the Tartuflanghe truffle pasta and Maldon sea salt, people can’t seem to get enough of Sugar & Salt Gourmet Market in the Christophe Harbour Marina Village.

Weekly Bread Sales

Sugar & Salt is now selling fresh, artisanal breads every Friday from 10:00 am. All breads are made in-house under the supervision of Christophe Harbour’s internationally trained pastry chef, Miguel Somoza. The selection changes weekly, but includes soft milk butter rolls, poppy seed pain de champagne, and roast...

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We Limin’ at the Marina Village

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

Join us at the Marina Village for our monthly fête - We Limin’. Held the last Thursday of every month from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., We Limin’ showcases the very best of our Marina Village shops. From fashion shows to Carnival dancers and plenty of food and drink, you won’t want to miss this lively event. 

Enjoy a full bar, delicious grill station, live music, dancers and Moko Jumbies, and complimentary beverages. Afterwards, head to SALT Plage for specials on Jumbies and Margaritas. Don't miss out on this evening of music, fashion, culture and shopping at the Christophe Harbour Marina Village. 

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Sugar & Salt Gourmet Market Now Open at Christophe Harbour

By Katherine in Community, Shopping, St. Kitts

Your neighborhood market is now open at the Christophe Harbour Marina Village in St. Kitts. Sugar & Salt Gourmet Market offers a variety of gourmet specialty items that cater to the superyacht chef, hotel culinary whiz, or the weekend warrior chef who appreciates the art of cooking and fine ingredients, all right here on the Southeast Peninsula.

Think Dean & DeLuca meets Trader Joe’s; Fortnum & Mason meets Little Waitrose. Sugar & Salt has a rustic flare punctuated by bright Caribbean colors and features a mix of gourmet items from around the world and local products from just around the corner. Old whiskey barrels hold penny candy like Mary Janes and Jawbreakers as well as...

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St. Kitts and Nevis Welcomes Another Year of Record Growth in Yachting Sector

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

For the fifth consecutive year, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and Christophe Harbour report another banner year in yachting and 20% continued growth YOY since marina operations launched at the Eastern Caribbean resort community.  This positive news comes despite a reportedly slower charter season in the region.

In-season repeat visits to Christophe Harbour’s new state-of-the-art marina on the rise as are the average length of stay (4 nights) and the increased average length now surpassing 50m. The marina is homeport to the Perini Navi sloop S/Y Perseus^3, which has the world's third largest carbon mast and the world’s largest single sail, and played host to several high profile yachts this season such as 72.6 m...

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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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