The Point On Burgeaux Bay
Travel Blogs from St. Maarten/St. Martin
... must have been at least seventy prizes. All I can say is that the Nature Foundation must have done a lot of arm twisting to get such great prizes donated. They were all very well received to great exuberance and applause from all the egg hunters and the winners who could not believe their luck.
Now I really don’t know anywhere else in the world where they have an underwater Easter Egg
Hunt. It really is great fun and everyone wins a ...
Well thankfully Sunday has come and gone but I have to say it wasn't as boring as the previous Sunday.
Most of the day (apart from when I went up to BK to check in on wifi) was spent chilling in the cockpit. I spent the morning lying in the shade listening to the sounds of the yacht and the wind. It was quite seductive lying there really in the warm breeze and when I closed my eyes and just focused on the sounds and movement of ...
... shore each morning and the same back to the yacht each night. Would have driven us bonkers; even with the larger dinghy it will take a couple of trips to take a full complement ashore but that's ok as a bigger dinghy would be just too heavy and bulky to work.
Can't really say I'm enjoying this part of the trip but it is important to get it done properly and get the desired outcomes. It would be good if I was good at working ...
... were ripped off their moorings and thrown into each other or driven ashore. The Tech fitting my Water Desalinator was on his yacht at the time with his wife and he described to me a moment of terror when their yacht was put on her side in a few seconds and held there for about 30 seconds and then was picked up and thrown over on the other side. He and his wife were thrown around like they were in a tumble dryer and everything that wasn't fixed or secured ...
... that ran almost constantly, and above all else, friendly un-hassling locals!
The island was also far more entertaining than I had imagined - being there for 10 days I thought I would be utterly bored out of my skin, but actually, I could have stayed another couple of days! Three times I took a half hour walk along to beach to Maho Bay, where at the end of the runway, planes (including ...
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