Turquoise Shell Inn

34 Simpson Bay Rd., Simpson Bay, 00000, St. Maarten/St. Martin | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $114.00
 

Travel Blogs from Simpson Bay

What a Day

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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... it drifted inexorably towards them. Roy, the harbour master just rolled his eyes to the sky as we rounded the corner as he saw the mess. He’d obviously seen it all before..... probably many times as well. Onto the radio! Calling for assistance! He actually knew the yacht had just been bought and also knew the boat broker who sold it. Now that’s a stroke of luck. And would you believe, our friend Reg was the man in question and somehow, after ...

Let the Racing Begin!

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... s telephoto lens revealed the extent of the damage – we couldn’t sail with this condition. Risk of the halyard breaking during the race was too great and breaking a mainsail halyard would end the race for us. We had no choice other than for Dave to go up the mast and cut out the bad section of line and re-tie the static end of the halyard at the mast head. This straightforward solution was made very difficult by the rolling conditions ...

Preps for the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

5

... legs.

In the big picture, the three races started and finished in the same general area for all classes:

Race 1 on Friday, March 2, was the “around the island” race which started off Simpson Bay, went clockwise around the island, and finished off Philipsburg. Individual classes may have been assigned additional intermediate marks to round. The post race evening festivities were held on the waterfront in the ...

Around St. Maarten Multihull Regatta

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... urging, had also entered the Around St. Maarten Multihull Regatta! This would be their first race with a standard yacht racing start and we all got together aboard Awakening to describe the race and starting procedures after they joined us in the Simpson Bay anchorage on February 24. Mike and Suzi had recruited another cruising couple to crew for them and we all had a big time ashore that Friday evening for the pre-race skipper's ...

Day 18

A travel blog entry by beaverslog

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... I visited on my first trip. I ordered the same smoothie I got in November, the pineapple and mint one, and browsed around the boutique part of the café. It’s my favortie store on the island, maybe because they sell yoga mats or because they have an array of aromatic candles, oils, and soaps, along with rasta gear, books, and jewelry. Refreshing smoothie in hand, I set out down the road to see if anyone I knew was staying over at the hostel I ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 34 Simpson Bay Rd., Simpson Bay, is near Rhino Riders out to Creole Rock, Aqua Mania Adventures, Lambada & Tango, and Hollywood Casino.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding