Are you leaving for Saint-Barthélemy soon? After reading our travel advice about this island, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations Saint-Barthélemy requires will depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Saint-Barthélemy is an overseas collectivity of France in the Caribbean. The island lies about 30 kilometers southeast of the island of Saint Martin it is northeast of the Dutch islands of Saba and Sint Eustatius, as well as north of the independent country of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint-Barthélemy: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Saint-Barthélemy against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country. Also read our tips for travelling. That way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.