Filao Beach Hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Filao Beach Hotel St. Jean
Travel Blogs from St. Jean
... legs are itching to be out on the blue waters. Tomorrow we are heading for the mysterious island of Saba ( Saaba with a hard A sound). Isolated from the rest of the Caribbean because of its lack of harbor and cliffs that required the inhabitants to unload supply ships on ladders down on the cliff faces. I can't wait to see the island that many a seasoned Caribbean traveler hasn't ...
... but wouldn't you know it....nothing in season at the time we are visiting. Rats, luckily Kristin has frozen some guava, soursop and other fruits for us to try. There are tropical flowers though, in riotous colors everywhere. Many we have never seen before. Sheree's favorite is a bush with light purple blooms with a dark purple flower center on papery stiff green leaves. We identified tropical plants that cost a lot of money in small pots back ...
... trudged up the little pathway to the Fort which overlooks the promontory on which is built a lovely resort called Divi Little Bay. (Well worth Googling to find out about it). The powers that be had set up a small marquee with attendant waiters and waitresses scurrying round preparing refreshments. About a mile out to sea was the new vessel slowly steaming
towards us. A red carpet, (more like a runner) was quickly rolled out as all the dignitaries ...
... We are basically in granny flat underneath a French couples house. It took the guy 6 years to build the entire house by himself and we have a really good set up. The 2nd use of airbnb.com. Its amazing though with all we need, great views and also a jacuzzi... which we haven't made enough use of as it was way too cold at the beginning!
The last 2 days have given us the opportunity to get back to the diving which has been great! Amazing to get back ...
Up bright and early to sit on sun deck and watch sunrise. We are in Philipsburg St. Maarten in the marina next to Queen Mary 2 and a number of other super cruise vessels. We sit on deck and watch our friends disembark along with the thousands leaving the cruise vessels going into St. Maarten for the day. 120 of the 140 passengers leaving this morning. We say our goodbyes to some very lovely fellow passengers who have become friends. We leave the boat along the ...
Other places to stay in St. Jean
Baie de St Jean, St. Jean | 3 star hotelfrom $395
Baie de St-Jean, St. Jean | 3 star hotelfrom $188
BP 147, St. Jean | 3 star hotelfrom $203
Baie de Saint-Jean, St. Jean | 2 star hotelfrom $58
Baie de St-Jean, St. Jean | 5 star hotelfrom $629