Villa La Banane, Lorient, Saint Barthélemy, Caribbean
On the north coast of Saint Barthélemy, ensconced in a coconut grove and the sweeping curve of Lorient beach, is Villa La Banane. This small volcanic island ringed by shallow reefs and turquoise sea is home to many gorgeous villas; but none of them have a tale as fascinating as La Banane. The favoured hideaway of film and theatre luminaries during the mid-twentieth century, it has now been restored to its original glory by Parisian entrepreneur Jean-Marc Israel.
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