Travel Blogs from St. Maarten/St. Martin
Hello readers! Sorry for the late post tonite. We had to race this morning to get to our port adventure. It will be later tomorrow too, since our second port adventure is tomorrow. But first, yesterday at sea: boy, at sea sure is relaxing! We had a leisurely breakfast, worked out, some of us went to the spa, some had other activities. It was gorgeous on deck. We all mostly relaxed around the ship and are a lot of soft serve ice ...
The Mozzies are pretty bad here, wouldn't say they are as bad as what we experienced in Kakadu but they are bad nonetheless. They are not as big and can't fly off with a small Buffalo like the ones in Kakadu, but regardless they are no fun to have around. Even worse is that they are much more flighty than the species back home and you don't get the satisfaction very often of splatting them all over yourself. You only have to twitch and they take off. ...
Travelled the last 180 km, to Wexford, mostly in pouring rain and fog, stopping at Dungarvan for coffee - looked like an interesting harbour town - and at New Ross for lunch. Camped at the city site, on a hill overlooking the sea we have to cross tomorrow to Wales, still in pouring rain and wind. Rain and wind howled part of the night, buffeting the Boomer. Ireland has been great - family to see and so many memories as ...
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The fabrication of the Davits for the Dinghy, Solar Panels and Wind Generator starts on Monday when their "Fabricating Man" returns to the Island after taking leave. So that should take about a week if all goes well. The Spinnaker Pole has been installed and probably about 50% of the corresponding Halyards, Sheets, Cleats, Runners etc have been installed. Still a bit of work to do there but we are on ...
... 24/7. There were themed parades and shopping. Made some great friends.
The cruise ship docked on 3 islands. We did tours of Nassau, St Thomas & St. Maarten.
St. Maarten is divided into a French and Dutch section. The beaches on the islands were stunning.
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 $113
116 Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Great little hotel on Orient Beach
- First Trip to St Martin, Great Choice with L'Hostel
- Loved it but .....
Mont Vernon I, Orient Bay | 1 star hotelfrom $140
Baie Nettle | Hotelfrom $96
Front St 147, Philipsburg | Hotelfrom $115
- 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