Best St Maarten – St Martin Restaurants
Known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, St Maarten – St Martin has a lot to offer by way of world-class dining experiences.
The best St Maarten – St Martin restaurants also regularly make the lists of many international journals and magazines including Caribbean Journal, Conde Naste and Travelers amongst others.
We are SO LUCKY to have not only sampled the best St Maarten – St Martin restaurants but also MANY of the restaurants on the latest published list of the 50 Best Caribbean Restaurants from ‘Caribbean Journal’ and in our humble opinion St Maarten – St Martin has more than it’s fair share of excellent international class dining experiences.
This is not just about the food, but also the ambiance, service, mood, music, view and service……..and as the French would say that ‘je ne sais quoi’ – the indescribable ‘I don’t know what’ that can only be experienced and fails to be relayed adequately in the written or orally descriptive word.
Great to see that 3 of the best St Maarten – St Martin restaurants made the list!:
When you are next in St Martin and want a really great evening ambience with lively music, people and an authentically French-Caribbean ambiance you can’t do any better than ‘The Village’ – ‘Le Village’ at Orient Bay.
St Maarten Fireworks – The Highlights
Just in case you missed them…..the annual St Maarten Fireworks display
We think you’ll agree that the display gets better every year. Good job SXM!
Caribbean Art, Poetry, Music, Literature & History
St. Martin to the French artist is the modern equivalent of the impressionists’ Provence of the 1930’s – a far-flung colony in the exotic tropics where creative passions are easily stirred and imagination is free to roam and bring the seemingly trivial or innocuous to life. A la Gaugin perhaps?
PhD’s have been written on Caribbean culture and artists of all genres so it is no surprise that the rich heritage of the Caribbean is alive and well in St. Maarten and St. Martin – I mention both spellings of the name because the Dutch side and the French side are unique in their collective contribution to the arts. St Martin has the French flair with distinct Creole undertones and St. Maarten has the Dutch and English influence borne of constant colonial conquest and slavery. Continue reading