Kid-friendly Activities in St Martin

Kid-friendly Activities in St Martin

With its ever interesting creole culture and famous duty-free shops, the Caribbean island of St Martin is an appealing beach destination. Whether you decide to go on the French side or the Dutch side, you will find this island to be an entertaining destination - a place where it's hard to get bored. Moreover, St Martin is one of those destinations that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. While couples and big groups will love the island's restaurants and shops, families will chil... [ read more ]

Guide to shopping in St Martin

Guide to shopping in St Martin

St Martin is clearly among the best shopping destinations in the Caribbean. Not only is this Caribbean island a popular cruise ship stop, but the Dutch side of the island - St Maarten - has an irresistible collection of duty-free shops. This is enough to make cruise ship passengers rush upon St Martin shops. But even as a temporary island resident, you'll find it the island and its numerous shops to be of great help when it comes to souvenir shopping. This short guide to shopping in St Marti... [ read more ]

Guide to finding cheap transport in St Martin

Guide to finding cheap transport in St Martin

The superb Caribbean island of St Martin is known for many things: its half French, half Dutch administration; its numerous duty-free shops; and its beautiful beaches. Also, the island's positioning on a main cruise ship route, make the island one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean. For all the above mentioned reasons, those planning a Caribbean vacation might as well consider St Martin as a possible destination. Finding a convenient travel deal has never been easier, so I ... [ read more ]

Things to do in St. Martin

Things to do in St. Martin

St. Martin is famous for its beaches and duty-free shopping, but another important thing prospective travellers should know is that this half-French, half-Dutch island is also the kind of place when one must try really hard to get bored. Even the apparently idling all-inclusive guests will find themselves driven to all kinds of activities, from the usual para-sailing and diving snorkelling sessions to golf and horse riding. Whether you are an adventurous backpacker or a luxury seeker, here c... [ read more ]

Where to Stay in St. Martin

Where to Stay in St. Martin

From isolated little beach houses to luxurious resorts, there’s a great variety of choices for those looking for accommodation in St. Martin. Those trying to decide on where to stay in St. Martin are first confronted with an important choice: should they settle for the French side of the island with its lovely cottages and refined cuisine or the Dutch side with its colorful houses and unrivaled duty-free shops? It pretty much depends on your tastes, I would say, however the island of St. M... [ read more ]

Guide to St. Martin Nightlife

Guide to St. Martin Nightlife

Despite it being one of the smaller Caribbean islands, St. Martin/St. Marteen experiences a thriving nightlife. The cruise ship docking on the island insure a constant flow of tourists, who are all anxious to explore this beautiful Caribbean island with a part creole, part French, part Dutch culture. St. Martin is well known for its bargain duty-free shops, but once these are closed tourists have no alternative but to try one the local restaurants, hit the dance floor for a crazy Caribbean p... [ read more ]

The Best of French Caribbean

The Best of French Caribbean

The French Caribbean sounds like a very exotic and sophisticated place to spend your vacation. These are the Caribbean islands that are most impregnated by French culture and where the French language is widely spoken. Officially, the French West Indies consist of St. Barthelemy, St. Martin, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Les Saintes and Marie-Galante. Each of these islands has its own attractions, culture and habits but Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Martin are probably the most popular and regar... [ read more ]