lf St. Barts sounds like a tropical Shangri-La, it comes pretty close. There's only one catch: it ranks among the most expensive getaways on the planet. One reason is that everything has to be shipped in, but the big reason is because the island caters to an upscale clientele.
Christopher Columbus was cruising around the eastern Caribbean in 1493 when he spotted a bunch of islands so pristine he named the lovely dots in the blue-green waters "Las Virgenes."
You've booked a vacation in the Caribbean, and you just can't wait to dance the night away. But unless you're going to Jamaica, you might be shaking your booty to another kind of West Indian music besides reggae.