Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts

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Hunter Publishing, Inc, Mar 1, 2003 - Travel - 230 pages
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A guide to discovering and enjoying the islands of St Martin and St Barts. Half-French, half-Dutch, St Martin offers Orient Bay, the St. Tropez of the Caribbean; duty-free shopping in Philipsburg; Marigot, with chic French boutiques and superb food; and Restaurant Row in Grand Case, with great eateries in charming Creole houses. St Barts has few buildings higher than one story, no large hotels, memorable food and 22 beautiful beaches along turquoise seas.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Travel Information
25
Money Matters
36
St Martin
55
Getting Around
62
Where to Stay
116
Where to Eat
134
Nightlife
147
St Barts
157
Getting Around
163
Where to Stay
190
Where to Eat
205
Island Facts Numbers
218
Maps
224
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About the author (2003)

Lynne Sullivan wrote our highly successful Adventure Guides to the Virgin Islands, to Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao and to St. Martin & St. Barts.

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