Apart of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. John, is located approximately four miles East of St. Thomas and four miles Southwest of Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. With no airport, global travelers arrive to St. John by boat or ferry services from nearby islands. Two thirds of the island is under protection of the Virgin Island National Park which preserves the beautiful landscapes on it’s rolling mountains. Restricted development and preservation keeps from overdevelopment and adds to it’s allure compared to nearby islands. Along the islands North shore contains some of the most beautiful beaches. Trunk bay has been named one of the “Ten Best Beaches in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The island offers ideal weather with an average temperate in the high 70’s year round.
With several dinning options, one hideaway spot includes an incredible outlook of the island. The restaurant Chateau Bordeaux offers sweeping views of St. John and surrounding islands. Just a scenic and short drive from downtown St. John, Chateau Bordeaux is set at the peak of the mountain. Upon entering the restaurant, seating is offered in both the cozy interior or large exterior deck, with the picturesque mountains never leaving sight. Either in the mood for a cocktail or French Caribbean cuisine, simple but delectable dishes are offered for breakfast, lunch and dinner along with a full range of wine, beer and Caribbean cocktails.
The quaint and inviting interior boasts wood floors below, warm Caribbean decor and floor to ceiling windows, creating a relaxing environment with views from every table. There is an eclectic variety of tables and bar seating available amidst swinging chandeliers from white exposed beams above.
Continue to enjoy the breathtaking views from the exterior patio with a glass of champagne at the bar or seared scallops table side, time is sure to stand still. The outdoor patio offers the most expansive views of the St. John and beyond to the British Virgin Islands.
Chateau Bordeaux mixes opulent views with cottage chic effortlessly. This intimate restaurant is St. John’s best kept secret and a true treasure!
For more info on Chateau Bordeaux go to: http://www.chateaubordeaux.net.
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