(Sint Maarten) is a popular Caribbean island. The northern part of the island is France, while southern is Holland. Beaches
are not the best in the World, but overall very good. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. 
Any part of the island has a great choice of hotels. Premium hotels are dominating, but it is quite possible to find a cheap room in a family guesthouse. Find hotels in Saint Martin
How to get there 
Fly to Saint Martin International Airport (SXM)
In theory you can also get to Saint Martin by ferry. But in reality most of people first arrive to Saint Martin by plane, and next get by the water to the neighboring islands. Find flights to Saint Martin
When to go 
The weather is great all year round in Saint Martin. The rainy season lasts from September to November, but even that time weather is great in general.
In addition, many US tourists traditionally afraid of the hurricane season from June to October. But in reality a chance to meet a hurricane is just miserable.
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