The Magic of St Martin: Everything You Need to Know About this Tropical Paradise

St Martin, an island run by both the Dutch and French, sits in the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Tourists from around the globe flock to the island to relax under the sun, enjoy the vibes, and marvel the magnificent marine life. Lots of St Martin vacation home rentals are available to make your trip perfect.

Where is St Martin?

The Friendly Island is in the northeast Caribbean Sea a few kilometres to the south of Anguilla. St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, and Montserrat are just over 100 kilometers to the south. The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are west. The 87km2 island itself is split between Sint Maarten to the south taking up about 40% of the landmass and Saint Martin. Sint Maarten, on the Dutch side, gets more visitors and has a better tourist infrastructure than their French neighbors to the south. Tourists can travel from one side to the other without facing passport control or security checks.

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5 Tips for World Cup Travel

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It’s always fun for travel enthusiasts when a particular event or gathering offers a reason for vacation, as it changes the narrative a bit from the classic lists of popular destinations. This is perhaps one reason why festival and event tourism has become such a big deal all over the world. And this summer, in just about a month’s time, we’ll get as good an example of event tourism when sports fans across the globe head to the World Cup in Brazil.

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