Travel Blogs from St. Maarten/St. Martin
... This would definitely ensure just that extra little bounce in their step! Well… the kids did not need a second invitation. As one, they rushed up to the desk like a swarming herd of wildebeests in the Serengeti, or locusts devouring all in their path. Pretty soon the chocolates on the table had all gone with kids standing round munching happily. Now what could be better than that on Easter Morning? I ask you.
Now for the prizes. Numbers ...
... added. As well they fabricate all the bracing pieces which prevent the frame twisting and flexing as the boat moves in the water. It is quite a complicated process and there is considerable knowledge and skill required. There are a few before and after photos attached.
It doesn't look like we will be able to get away Friday as planned. There is still too much to do in the intervening time, so it looks like it will be Monday or ...
... and certified which is great. One of those things you spend money on and hope never to use. Other bits and pieces happening as well but too many to list and explain. One thing I forgot to mention. WE had the dinghy tied to the foredeck through the handrails that run fore and aft on both sides of the coachhouse. The force of the wind actually lifted the dinghy, snapped one of the solid metal railing brackets in half and pulled a 2 ...
... an angry owner who went off his nut completely because his yacht was two weeks late getting back into the water. Ours was three weeks late already and all you had to do was look around to see the damage, disruption and havoc that Hurricane Gonzalo has caused. The abuse directed their way was really unbelievable in the circumstances and whilst it is pretty clear they are very disorganised at the moment you can hardly blame them.
He got his boat ...
... island that from the face of it seemed much like Fiji - bad infrastructure and potential for hassling, and this was also hurricane season! - but boy was I wrong, this island was amazing!!!
The apartment I was staying it wasn't that cheap, but then it came with a kitchen, free WiFi, a huge double bed, air-con, satellite TV, beach front access, great location and best of all - ...
Other places to stay in St. Maarten/St. Martin
19 Little Bay Road, 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
Route des Terres Basses, 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 $107
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
116 Parc de la 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 $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 $64