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In St Maarten, a Hidden Caribbean Beach Hotel

 By Alexander Britell There’s almost always a corner of beginning in every Caribbean destination, one of the spots where tourism truly started on the island. In St Maarten you find it as you wind around the twisting streets adjacent to …

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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 Caribbean’s Coolest New Beach Bar Is In St Maarten

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s been open just three weeks but you can already feel it. Even in the late afternoon on a Tuesday, you know a hotspot when you see it. It’s sleek, it’s instantly hip and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another place to stay on your next St Maarten getaway. The island’s Villas at Simpson Bay Resort has reopened, tourism officials confirmed in a statement. The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort and Marina, set …

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 St Maarten doesn’t lack for great beaches, but when it comes to that perfect mix of sand, sea and energy, it’s hard to beat Simpson Bay beach. And while real estate is at a premium on the densely-packed Dutch side …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Michele Korteweg, who sent in this beautiful shot of sunset in the Simpson Bay Lagoon in Sint Maarten. It was taken on board Calypso, “the boat that took us on a tour …

 Above: the new Simpson Bay Causeway By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Simpson Bay Causeway has officially opened in St Maarten, the government announced. The causeway, which spans 760 metres with two lanes of traffic, connects St Maarten’s airport …

 Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of St Maarten and Anguilla have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regulating the operations of the Simpson Bay Ferry Terminal. Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes and Home Affairs Minister Jerome Roberts …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from CJ reader Debby Lind-Steyn, who took this snapshot of a pelican at sunset on St Maarten’s Simpson Bay. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …