If you go
WHERE TO STAY Saint Martin Rentals Multiple locations 315-307-7186
www.saintmartinrentals.com Villas, condos and townhomes, including numerous in Orient Bay Village. We stayed in a two-story, twobedroom townhome, a three-minute walk from the beach. Condos from $170.
Grand Case Beach Club 21 Rue de Petit Plage, Grand Case 1-800-344-3016
www.grandcasebeachclub.com Fronting two small beaches, with a water sports rental shop and a great ocean-side restaurant. Rooms from $190. WHERE TO EAT Villa Royale 47 Blvd. Grand Case, Grand Case 011-590-870-742
www.restovillaroyale.com Creole cuisine with a local vibe and superb service. Entrees start at around $16.
La Table D’Antoine Place du Village d’Orient Bay 011-590-590-52-9757
www.latabledantoinesxm.com French cuisine in a delightful, open-air setting. Entrees start at around $17. WHAT TO DO Kayak to Pinel Island Embarcadere de Pinel 011-590-690-22-0322 www.caribbeanpaddling.com/kayak/kayak-rental Paddle across calm bay to small island with clean, soft beaches, restaurants, bars, snorkeling and short walking trails. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Single kayaks from $13 for two hours.
Day trip to St. Barts Aqua Mania Adventures Simpson Bay Resort Marina 721-521-2640
www.stmaarten-activities.com Scenic 45-minute ferry ride to St. Barts, which offers stunning beaches, highend shopping and dining. From $70, plus $15 port fee.