St Martin: The Party Land
On the northeast coast of the Caribbean, the small island of Saint Martin is situated. Its inhabitants are a collection of the Dutch and French. The island has a small portion of its sovereignty to France and the rest to the Kingdom of Netherlands.
The island is an attraction to foreigners from across the planet for a numerous reasons, including its guava-berry rum, jewellery, night-life and casinos. Cheap tickets to Saint Martin’s public celebrations and festivals are a featuring attraction to tourists world-wide.
The first three months of the year have music night on every Tuesday at Grand case, a small village on the island. The weekly gala is about the island’s specialties including delightful eateries, local bands exhibiting their music and the arts and crafts on display for tourists to take back priceless souvenirs.
February is the festive month to celebrate the island’s traditional food ingredient, arrowroot. The village Columbier prepares feasts the traditional way, including the ingredient in their lavishing cuisines. The flavors of the event are rich and depict the true colors of this beautiful island. This is an experience that no world-class hotel or restaurant anywhere can give you!
In April, Saint Martin Open is celebrated as a golfing event. Players of all types- local and international, professional and amateur and young and old come to enjoy this fest. It is held at the Mullet Bay Golf Course in the true Caribbean fashion. An event similar to this is held in August, where the golfers are given a nine-hole tournament exposure, under the moonlight. Cheap flights to Saint Martin are easily available if one ensures advanced booking at least a month before the event.
The Abolition Day held on 27th May every year is a huge music fiesta where the island turns into a mad party world. Dancing along Marigot’s waterfront, the party-enthusiasts celebrate in full mood. There is also an official government ceremony held on the island. It is a spectacular event!
In November, a fun-filled family fest is organized at the French Quarter village. The event called St Martin’s Day has a variety of popular traditional stalls for games and food. There are shows conducted by the dance performers and local musicians. This is a charming event to look forward to, in the wintery season.
Just like any other country, this island celebrates the Christmas season with full cheer and celebrations. In fact, the people participate in the festive Lighting Competition, where the entire island is lighted up. The most vivid and amazing colors and festoons are a spectacular site, this time around the year.
Flights to Saint Martin halt at the Princess Juliana International Airport; it handles a little less than two million passengers annually. Once at the island, the main mode for transportation is rental cars. Some of the major flights for the island are Boeing 747’s and McDonnell Douglas’.