Frommer's Portable St. Maarten / St. Martin, Anguilla and St. Barts
Alexis Lipsitz Flippin
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- Frommer's Portable Guides are for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to pack a full-size guidebook. Frommer's Portable St. Maarten/St. Martin, Anguilla & St. Barts includes complete information and detailed maps for all the islands in one easy-to-carry guide.
- Our author provides exact prices, directions, opening hours, as well as candid reviews of hotels and restaurants.
- You'll also get expert advice on where to find everything from the best beaches and dive sites to the hottest casinos and shops.
room: A/C and ceiling fan, TV, fridge, kitchenette (in some). Turquoise Shell Inn This trim yellow-and-white apartment complex steps from Simpson Bay Beach, and the price is right. Each of the 10 one-bedroom suites has a fully equipped kitchen, though the restaurants and bars along the Simpson Bay strip are within easy walking distance (though the walk home is not recommended if you’re alone after a night’s carousing). The plumbing can be noisy, the shower-only bathrooms cramped, and the
white lines and Kelly Wearstler’s hyper-designed interiors may not be your cuppa, but you can’t deny the property’s glittering wow factor. The Viceroy delivers what it promises—and what it promises is an immersion in 21st-century high chic. From afar the 35-acre resort, which opened in December 2009, looks like a small city landed on the promontory between Meads Bay and Barnes Bay. The architecture comes into focus up close, the sleek white structures smartly juxtaposed against the blue
owner/chef Francis Delage is considered an authority on Creole cuisine. The decor here evokes a rum shack—there’s even a boat wreck—and the fare is simple but hearty. The restaurant has a prime perch overlooking Gustavia harbor. The menu offers such tempting dishes as spiny lobster and pumpkin bisque, coq au vin de Bourgogne, sea scallops and shrimp with crispy risotto and passion-fruit sauce, and a traditional West Indian chicken Colombo curry with Creole sauce. The assiete Creole (spicy
were built to catch the trade winds. Colombier (B.P. 14), 97095 St. Barthélemy, F.W.I. www.timorne.com. 590/52-95-50. Fax 590/27-84-63. 15 units. Winter 185€–230€ double; off season 95€–150€ double. AE, MC, V. Closed Sept. Amenities: Babysitting; pool; room service. In room: A/C, TV, fridge, kitchen, Wi-Fi (free). Salines Garden Cottages ★ This is a crazy-good value on pricey St. Barts. Guests stay in stylish gingerbread cazes (traditional Creole houses), three with kitchenettes,
categories. It’s a prime excuse for partying, particularly on the Dutch side. Post-race performances have included the Black Eyed Peas, Wyclef Jean, and Jimmy Cliff. For details, call 721/544-2079 or visit www.heinekenregatta.com. First weekend of March. April Carnival. The Dutch side chimes in with its own, even more extravagant version of Carnival, beginning the Wednesday after Easter Sunday and continuing for 18 riotous days of beauty pageants, costume and calypso competitions, Mas