Why is St. Martin So Special?
Offering two vibrant, dynamically diverse cultures on one island, St. Martin/St. Maarten�s Dutch and French �sides� presents an extraordinary experience for travelers searching for much more than just your average getaway. St. Martin/St. Maarten is today a fascinating mix of French, Dutch, Caribbean and North American influences with hints of various other international cultures embedded in its distinct culture.
When the sun dips below the horizon, the party starts on St. Martin�pick from dozens of nightclubs frequented by the rich and famous�Coco Beach, L�Essentiel, Wa�kiki Beach, Palm d�Or, the Rainbow Club. After a fun night of clubbing, let your guard down (and everything else!) at one of St. Martin�s one-of-a-kind nude beaches.
� Five-star restaurants specializing in Indian, Chinese, Italian, Greek and French dishes. West Indian meals include freshly snagged fish complemented by a range of ground/root crop sides.
� Spectacular views of neighboring islands across the warm, azure waters�St. Barts, Anquilla, Saint Kitts, Nevis and Saba
� High-end, luxuriously decorated casinos
� For the adventurous�ziplining above lush, tropical rain forests and swimming alongside graceful manta rays
� Deliciously smooth drinks made with native guava berry liquors
� Spectacular entertainment venues featuring traditional Caribbean music and dance, calypso, reggae and jazz
� World-class accommodations (villas, hotels, beach condos, resorts) situated along the beautiful coast of the island or nestled within gated communities
� Quiet, remote beaches enhanced by exotic snorkeling spots near offshore cays (you�ll have to enlist the aid of an experienced charter captain to visit these beautiful areas)
� Maho village and its most popular attraction, the Sunset Bar and Grill. Nowhere else will you be able to watch jumbo jets land and take-off only hundreds of yards away while sipping a guava berry/rum cocktail
� Wake up to hot coffee and mouth-watering French croissants while reading your complementary issue of the Miami Herald newspaper and listening to the La Voix 101.5 radio station.
� Visit wildlife sanctuary Loterie Farm, where you�ll want to trek through mango and mahogany forests to the top of Pic du Paradis (Paradise Peak)
� Watch terns, brown pelicans, gulls, herons and egrets congregate at salt ponds dotting the island while the sun sets in a spectacularly display of oranges, reds and roses
� Dive into St. Martin�s undersea world where a rainbow of tropical fish and corals swirl around you in their natural beauty.
� Indulge in a relaxing catamaran voyage to hidden island coves (perfect places for intimate t�te-�-t�tes)
� Spend endless, exciting days on the welcoming blue waters�waterskiing, jet skiing, kitesurfing, sailing, sea scootering, kayaking or deep-sea fishing