Defiance Haven Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Maarten/St. Martin
... mouldies will remember well from the seventies. And they were honestly brilliant. Please click the picture as it turns into a short video. And here is a funny thought…. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that we’d be partying on a beach to rock bands at our age. See what happens when you push the boat out?
Event number 2.
For the first time on the island there was an Easter egg hunt. WHAT! I hear you saying?
... those things, my life changed when I was plunked down on a dinner table at the Basilica restaurant, I met Susan, Alston and Mary...3 awesome women from NC who were enjoying their first meal in St. Maarten. It was love at first sight! I loved them...they loved me! I knew then that my prayers had been answered! I had manifested a new life and I was so ready for it to begin! I hardly gave Gene ...
Finally the Ladies have arrived and what an ordeal/adventure they had. Firstly they missed their flight from LA to Miami; Claire managed to talk American Airlines into putting them onto another flight free of charge who then proceeded to give them free food during the flight and had them get off the plane before Business and Premium Passengers so they had time to make their connection. That girl could sell Bibles to IS!
As it turned ...
Well thankfully Sunday has come and gone. When you're sitting in a dockyard out the back of an industrial area in the extreme heat and there's no one around its about as boring as drinking "Bat ****" or "cleaning the head with a toothbrush". Thankfully its Monday and the work once again continues at a frantic pace.
Most of the instrument and navigation cabling and wiring is now done. Another day and they should be ready to mount the ...
... that they will also do such as repair the UV Protection on the Genoa and make up some Lee Sheets for the double bunks.
We also sorted out the electrical charging issue so the batteries are now sucking up the juice. Hopefully they haven't been damaged and will be able to hold their charge now. We'll see.
The dock where she is being moved to has a French Bar and Restaurant right next door which is great. A huge Club Sandwich and two cold drinks cost me $14 so I will be ...
Other places to stay in St. Maarten/St. Martin
19 Little Bay Rd, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $294
- Will probably return
- Not so good
- Great Bay is a Great Place to Stay
144 Oyster Pond Road, St. Maarten/St. Martin | 4 star hotelfrom $249
- Westin . . . We Try Harder
- Getting there
- Getting there
Baie Nettle, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $151
- Never treated so bad
- Needs a new MANAGER
- Great Location - Very Basic Accomodation
B.P. 481, Anse Marcel | 4 star hotelfrom $416
Baie de Marigot, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $138
- Great Location
- The best ever holiday in the world
- Enjoyed our stay
21 Rue de Petite Place, Grand Case | 3 star hotelfrom $165
- The ideal place for a stress-free vacation
- A little piece of paradise...
- Loved every moment!
C5 Parc de La Baie Orientale, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Great Vacation
- Orient bay
- Just what we needed
Frontstreet 45, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $197
- Ideal location
- See You Next Year !!!
- Reality Check
French Cul De Sac, Baie Nettle | Hotelfrom $240
Baie Orientale (Orient Beach), Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $169
Airport Road 15, Simpson Bay | 2 star hotelfrom $93
Jordan Road #42, Cupecoy Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $101
115 Parc de la Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 2 star hotelfrom $75
12863 Highway 133, Carbondale | B&Bfrom $123
Mont Vernon I, Orient Bay | 1 star hotelfrom $140
Baie Nettle | Hotelfrom $48
Front St 147, Philipsburg | Hotelfrom $53
- Very good
- On the main street of Phillipsburg
- Not good
117 Simpson Bay Road, Simpson Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Excellent hotel, would definitely go back
- Interesting Place to Stay but Beware
- Great hotel
Rue du GÃ©nÃ©ral-de-Gaulle, Marigot | 2 star hotelfrom $70
Front Street #85C, P.O. Box 965, Philipsburg | Hotelfrom $68
Parc de la Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Little Bay Beach, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $261
- Overall good
- Pleasant stay
- Ok but a little disappointing
Anse Marcel Cul de Sac, St. Maarten/St. Martin | Hotelfrom $154
Oyster Pond Road #156, St. Maarten/St. Martin | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- St Maarten - The way it's supposed to be.
- Very nice.
- Honeymoon at Princess Heights