St. Maarten/St. Martin
St. Maarten/St. Martin is a single island partitioned into two different nationalities—Dutch and French—making it an unparalleled destination for visitors looking for a two-for-one Caribbean vacation. For many travelers, it’s thrilling to explore two destinations with very distinct cultures, language, cuisine, and atmosphere in such close proximity. The two sides of the island have some similarities, yet each offers a unique experience. Head to the quaint towns of St. Martin, which boasts quintessential French colonial architecture and cozy cafés, and indulge in French and Creole cuisine from one of the world-class restaurants. St. Maarten supplies a more energetic setting. From gaming to shopping to dancing, this side of the island will have you partying all day and all night. Plus, with plenty of pristine beaches and expansive seas, there are plenty of other opportunities to escape to a place you can call your own.