RESTAURANT ROW. PINEL ISLAND. PLANE WATCHING OVER MAHO BEACH.
The entire island- French and Dutch
WHERE TO STAY
Karibuni Boutique Hotel
BEST TIME TO VISIT
HOW TO GET AROUND
Rent a car with Kenny’s
French, Dutch, English, Papiamento
French side: Euro. Dutch side: Florin
Who Will Love St. Martin
Lovers of French food & wine. Don’t miss Restaurant Row.
Thrill-seekers. St Maarten has the steepest zipline in the world!
Beachgoers. Pinel Island and Orient Beach are our favorites.
Those that crave a little European charm.
Most Recent Blog Posts
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Pic Paradis: Ultimate Guide to Hiking St. Martin’s Highest Peak
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18 Things to Do in St Martin: Not Another Generic List!
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Top St Martin/St Maarten Snorkeling Sites Reviewed By an Avid Snorkeler
Alright, we can all admit it. Saint Martin is an incredible island for many reasons. However, the St Martin/ St Maarten snorkeling sites are not all that great when you compare them to other amazing snorkeling destinations in the...
Karibuni Boutique Hotel: Honest Review on What to Really Expect
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Pinel Island in St. Martin: Top Things to Do
Kayak, hike, snorkel, swim, eat lobster, and sip on cocktails. Umm, who would not love this glorious combo of ultimate fun? Pinel Island is a foodie & outdoor lover’s dream! Located just off the French side of the Caribbean...