You Should Visit St Martin in June. Here’s How.

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - May 23, 2016
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By Alexander Britell

June is nearly upon us, meaning it’s time for another Caribbean island. With the mercury rising, we recommend you try the wonderful French Caribbean destination of St Martin next month. For just one half of a small island, French St Martin is a remarkably diverse destination, excelling in so many different fields — it’s almost certainly the culinary capital of the Caribbean, but it’s so much more, from top-level beaches to fascinating art galleries to, well, just about whatever you’re looking for. Here are some things you need to know before you go.


Where to Stay

One of the most charming things about St Martin is its broad stock of lovely small hotels. There are no megaresorts, just well-designed boutique hotels (and some medium-sized ones) oozing with personality. The destination’s best all-around hotel is the beloved Grand Case Beach Club, minutes from bustling Grand Case (ground zero for culinary exploration). For a full-fledged luxury experience, there’s La Samanna on spectacular Long Bay, while honeymooners and romantics should head to Le Karibuni (above), a tiny hillside lodge that has its own beach bar on the offshore Pinel Island.

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