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St Maarten Recovery

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St Maarten Tourisme Recovery Tourism Recovery Several months after Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten showing visible signs of progress. The Islands of St Maarten and St Martin after facing disruption of life after tropical hurricane Irma is slowly, but surely bouncing back and they are all working hard to bring the island back to its full […]

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St Maarten island and SXM airport updates

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St Maarten island and SXM airport updates General update: AIRPORTS PRINCESS JULIANA (SXM) & GRAND CASE (SFG) are both operational since October 2017. Arriving and departing from the small Grand Case airport (only for flights between the French Caribbean islands) is the same experience as before, the airport is fully functional. Unfortunately, the same cannot […]

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St Maarten Tourisme Recovery

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St Maarten Tourisme Recovery Tourism Recovery Several months after Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten is slowly recovering and showing visible signs of progress. This past month marked the reopening of St. Maarten’s cruise ports, as Viking Cruises’ Viking Sea ship and Marella Cruises’ Marella Discovery sailed into port on December 4 and 5, 2017 respectively. American […]

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St Maarten Festivals schedule 2018

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2018 St Maarten Festivals schedule St. Maarten festivals News Determined to rebuild after Hurricane Irma’s unprecedented fury, the island is getting ready for the Heineken Regatta, the first major event since the September storm. On the calendar for March 1-4, sailors from 35 countries race the clear sea as spectators line the shores cheering on […]

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St Maarten, a year in review …….

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2017 year in review – St Maarten To all my Family, Clients, Friends Google+, Twitter, Blog and Facebook followers. A heartfelt wish from all of us at BlueOceanVilas to you ……. I want to extend my sincere Xmas and New Year wish to you and your family, may you be blessed with great health, prosperity, […]

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Rockland Estate, Sint Maarten

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Rockland Estate Rainforest Adventure, Sint Maarten Rockland Estate, SXM St. Maarten’s major new attraction, Rockland Estate, will be opening to the public this Friday in advance of cruise ships returning to Philipsburg in mid-December. Rockland Estate is Sint Maarten’s newest attraction. The eco-park is located on the historic Emilio Wilson Estate just a short ride […]

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Naked Boy Hill, St Maarten

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Naked Boy Hill, SXM Naked Boy Hill, St Maarten Naked Boy Hill. The names comes from a tree that used to grow a lot there, the Parinari Campestrus, locally known as Bois Bandé or Naked Boy tree, because the bark is always peeling of. The bark is said to have aphrodisiac properties, a natural viagra […]

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Commercial flights operating to SXM SXM Flight Schedules to St Maarten For those who are in need of some sandy toes and salty kisses from the caribbean, here is a list of the commercial SXM flights operating to SXM: Effective October 23, Winair is operating flights between St. Maarten and San Juan KLM: 2 x […]

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