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Observations from our editor about visiting, vacationing and partying on the Island of St Maarten, St Barth and St Martin.

St Maarten 2015 Heineken Regatta News

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Rick Weslund's El Ocaso wins the 2014 St Maarten Heineken regatta

St Maarten 2015 Heineken Regatta Racing in the Tropical sun with crystal clear water and ice cold Heinekens and their official official slogan “Serious Fun”, only 111 days as of this writing to go before the start of the 35th anniversary edition of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta the event and kick off on March […]

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Caribbean vacation villa rental decision time ?

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Vacation decision time ? A wonderful decision indeed, however, you must have thousands of questions such as, “Where does one start as Caribbean vacation villa rentals increased in popularity and has led to hundreds of thousands of properties listed online” At BlueOceanVillas we try to simplify the process for you. First and foremost, you need […]

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Oyster Pond

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Villa Angelina - formely known as Selah - a 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bathroom villa located in Oyster Pond on the hillside on the Dutch side of St. Maarten, with great views of Dawn Beach and the Atlantic Ocean

Oyster Pond, Dutch St Maarten Oyster Pond is located between Dutch St Maarten and French St Martin on the east side of the Friendly island. This is the spot where tropical Tradewinds come together melting the multicultural French Oyster Pond and Dutch Oyster Pond together. Close to Oyster Pond you will find the white sandy […]

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Caribbean Food Festival St Maarten

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Caribbean food fest in St Maarten

Caribbean Food Festival, St Maarten The 2nd Annual Caribbean Food Festival which is themed  “Wave yuh flag, taste di flava”  is being held on Sunday, November 2, at 11:00am-8:00pm. The Food Fest will take place next to Taste Factory with plenty of parking in the Kimsha parking lot. The event which will test your  palates and […]

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Finding the Best Deal on a Caribbean Vacation

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St. Maarten — Year after year, the Caribbean continues to be one of the favorite vacation destinations for U.S. travelers. It is reasonably close proximity and gorgeous natural surroundings make it the perfect choice. However, finding a Caribbean Villa that fits a middle-class budget can be tricky, though not impossible. For starters, we recommend you stay […]

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Simpson Bay Causeway Project

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The Simpson Bay Causeway bridge St Maarten

St Maarten — The Simpson Bay Causeway started early 2012 and was completed in December 2013. Construction was carried out by Volker Stevin Caribbean. The Swing Bridge on the Causeway is 220 feet long and weighs 450 tons. The Causeway has a total length of 2493 feet and features a two-lane motorway, a bicycle track and […]

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