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A Must-Visit Aviation Conference in St Maarten

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again for a fourth edition. This year’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held from June 11-13 in St Maarten. “Over the past four years the Meetup has been …

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The 5 Hottest New Eateries in the Caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been hotter, and that’s in large part to a growing wave of new eateries across the region. But some are particularly special, drawing diners for breathtaking food that’s taking the region’s cuisine to new …

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St Martin’s Le Pressoir Is Back

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most celebrated restaurants has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Le Pressoir, set in the heart of the culinary hotspot of Grand Case in St Martin, has officially reopened its doors. …

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 By Alexander Britell “To be able to spend several hours a day looking at this water, it starts to have an effect on you. You stop seeing it and you start to perceive it, to get a sense of its …

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 By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE – There’s always something new to discover on Grand Case Boulevard, a corner unseen, a tiny alley overlooked. It’s a street that has lived many lives — including this latest one, a renaissance in the wake …

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 There’s a certain sound to the waves in Grand Case at night, a reminder that you’re in one of the great Creole villages in the Caribbean, that you’re in a culinary wonderland. There’s a feeling on Orient Bay, when the …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s long been one of the most beloved hotels anywhere in the Caribbean. And now, after an inspiring comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma, St Martin’s Grand Case Beach Club has finally reopened its doors. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is seeing more and more new flights and resumed service as the island works to recover from last year’s storms, led by a major resumption in service by American Airlines. That includes the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important step for the recovery of St Martin’s beloved town of Grand Case, one of its top boutique hotels has reopened its doors. Le Petit Hotel, set on the beach in Grand Case, …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most beloved hotels is planning a triumphant return. The popular Grand Case Beach Club, which closed in the wake of Hurricane Irma’s devastating impact in St Martin, has announced plans to reopen. The …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant step in the island’s recovery, air carrier Air France has announced plans to resume nonstop flights to St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. Air France will be operating two nonstop flights for …

Calmos Cafe

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was one of St Martin’s legendary beach bars: Calmos Cafe, the always-happening nightlife and culture hub in the heart of the French Caribbean town of Grand Case. But as it did for much of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The beloved Grand Case Beach Club hotel was hit during Hurricane Irma, and now its staff and their families need help, both to rebuild their homes and their lives. The property has set up a …

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 It’s a great little beach on the French side of St Martin — Grand Case Beach, home to the terrific Grand Case Beach Club boutique hotel. Here’s what it’s like to take a short stroll on the sand.

Calmos Cafe

 Yes, the beach town of Grand Case in St Martin is known, rightly for its food. It’s got the best collection of top-level restaurants in the whole Caribbean, a veritable Mecca for foodies around the world. But there’s more to …

 Perhaps the best beach hotel in St Martin, the Grand Case Beach Club has everything, from a top-notch restaurant called the Sunset Cafe to a terrific watersports operation. But its standout feature is a pair of marvelous beaches on each …

 It’s one of the best beaches in the Caribbean you may not have heard of: Grand Case Beach, the long stretch of sand in the town of Grand Case St Martin. But what’s easily the most beautiful stretch is the …