The Point On Burgeaux Bay
Travel Blogs from St. Maarten/St. Martin
... the most fantastic sensations I have ever had.
Right; I'm in control now! Time to get my bearings...... yes....... I know where I am. Time to
take the long route home. Why not I asked myself. Turning us south-west towards Isle de Pinel, a place we have swum at. Looks so different and tiny from up here: now more southerly over Orient Beach on the Eastern side of St Maarten. Oh what joy and freedom to be able to do this. Imagining that birds do this all the time. OK... ...
... Now on our way to the British Virgin islands and rolling with a pretty good swell. Tomorow's weather mainly fine and 28 degrees. We're told by the crew that there are only 130 passengers doing to the trans atlantic crossing so it will be small and intimate. i have committed to learning ballroom dancing, pattnering with my new gay friend Hans so look out fred astaire I'm coming through!
... as the other two restaurants do.
As we sat perusing the disappointing menu, the pictures on the walls and pillars dissolved into amazing animated screens and suddenly we were in Nemo's world under the sea. One by one all the characters from Finding Nemo swam across the screens, cavorting and grinning at us. It was soon very clear that these characters were in the sea. It was us, the humans, who were in the fish tank.
Throughout the meal various Nemo ...
... to be. Fortunately the seas had calmed so it wasn’t too bad and out we headed through the Simpson Bay bridge into Simpson Bay proper. And there they were. Well over two hundred vessels of all types and sizes vying for those precious few seconds to beat their opponents to the start. Now for those of you who have never seen a yacht race, there is an imaginary starting line over which the yachts must not cross before the starter has sounded his horn, or whatever ...
... OH NO!" I thought ........ or perhaps not exactly in those
words. Probably something a bit shorter! And quickly looked around to try and see what was happening. Perhaps there were others around I hadn’t seen. Always good to do a quick reconnaissance of the situation before leaping into it and doing something I might regret. And yes! There were other people around. In fact, there were about another six of them. A film crew emerged from their semi hiding places to ...
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 43, 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
P.O. Box 4046, Cupecoy Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $101
Parc de la Baie, 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 Rd, 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
67 Front St., PO 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, 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