Life in St Maarten Island

New Haven, CT (PressExposure) May 28, 2009 -- There’s no other place in the world like St Maarten Island. Nowhere else will you find a 37 square mile island which is divided between two nations. The unique blend of French and Dutch side makes St Maarten real estate [] one of the most successful industries in the island.

St Maarten Island is a tropical destination complete with sandy white beaches, scenic rolling hills and historical sites. Temperature in the island is comfortable, even when the rest of Europe has a sweltering summer or frozen in winter. Buying St Maarten real estate is not a problem as English is widely spoken and the US dollar is widely accepted.

The French side is peaceful, almost quaint. Beaches here are deserted most times of the year making it a favorite destination for those who intend to wed or date. The Dutch side is active, with the capital; Phillipsburg has gained a reputation for being a shopping capital in the East Caribbean.

St Maarten island [] is four hours away from New York and two hours from Miami. To reach neighboring islands such as Anguilla, the Emerald Isle of Saba, and St Barths, you only need to get a ferry ride. The short is worth it especially when you consider the additional adventure you can get.

Deceptively small, St Maarten Island offers a lot of activities for different kinds of travelers. From wide beaches along the coast to the quiet country roads and towns in the hillsides, there’s something for everyone in St Maarten Island. Planning to visit St Maarten soon? Make sure you’ve already booked a Vacation Condo [] for added convenience.

St Maarten is not just about water sports and underwater adventures; it is also about an active nightlife. Thanks to its international reputation for tourism, many of the bars and clubs in the island are found in resorts and hotels. Late night shopping is also popular in this part. Here, you can dance the night away or if you simply want to listen to Caribbean music, you can do at night spots like News Music Café and Cheri’s Café. Plan your trip to St Maarten today, book a Caribbean condo!

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Lakeisha Scales is a lifestyle editor in a local magazine. She loves travelling around the world; Caribbean being her favorite.

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Press Release Submitted On: May 28, 2009 at 2:26 am
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