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St Maarten / St Martin

$1035 $440 taxes

Travel Best Bets Package Includes:

  • Round trip airfare from Vancouver to St Maarten via Toronto
  • 7  or 14 nights all-inclusive hotel at your choice below
  • Round trip transfers from airport to hotel and hotel to airport

St Maarten
Air, 7 nights all-inclusive hotel and transfers

Jun 28: $1035 + $440 tax (Sonesta Maho Beach; 4-star)
Jun 28: $1475 + $440 tax (Sonesta Great Bay; 4-star) Adults Only
Jul 5-Aug 23: $1525 + $440 tax (Sonesta Maho Beach; 4-star)
Jul 12-Aug 23: $2475 + $440 tax (Divi Little Bay; 3.5-star)
Jul 12-Aug 23: $2735 + $440 tax (Sonesta Ocean Point; 5-star) Adults Only

St Martin
Air, 7 nights all-inclusive hotel and transfers

Jun 28: $1545 + $440 tax (Riu Palace St Martin; 5-star)
Jul 12-Aug 23: $1895 + $440 tax (Riu Palace St Martin; 5-star)

 


Travel Guide

St Maarten/St Martin

This island offers one of the most unique destinations in the Caribbean. It is ideal for those looking for true European flair but in the relaxed atmosphere of the Caribbean. St. Maarten/St. Martin is shared by two countries: the northern part is French while the southern part is Dutch. A peaceful treaty dating 350 years was formed to keep out the Spanish.

Some of the most popular tourist towns and coves include Philipsburg, Great Bay, Mullet Bay Beach, Little Bay Beach and Maho Beach on the Dutch side; Grand Case, Marigot, Orient Bay and Anse Marcel on the French side.

With a breezy tropical climate the beaches are the biggest tourist attraction. You will find all water sports; diving, snorkeling, sailing and windsurfing. The island is also considered a shopping Mecca since most stores are duty-free. Gamblers will rejoice on the Dutch side, no less than 13 casinos may be found.

Climate
St. Maarten/St. Martin enjoys sunny and warm subtropical climate year-round with a summer temperature averaging 28° C and only a couple of degrees less in the winter months. A breezy trade wind helps to keep things temperate. June through November is considered the rainy season. The annual water temperature oscillates around 25° C.
Temperature in Celcius J F M A M J J A S O N D
Maximum 28 28 29 30 30 30 30 31 31 30 29 28
Minimum 23 22 23 24 24 26 26 26 25 24 23 23
Rainfall (mm) 63 33 41 58 58 97 97 89 94 110 97 94

Banks & Money
Since the island is shared by two countries you will find two different legal tenders. The French side has adopted the Euro where as the Dutch side uses the Netherlands Antilles Florin (also know as the Guilder). Although prices are listed with the national currency, US dollars are accepted readily so you may not need to exchange your money at all.

Money can be exchanged in the many banks and change offices. Banks ATMs are available throughout the more populated areas of the island. All major credit cards are accepted on both sides of the island

 


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All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287