The French and the Dutch; two sides of the smallest island on the globe - Saint Martin, equally guarantee fair sandy beaches, marine food restaurants, live Caribbean melodies and local rum, simply after getting here through convenient flights. It is a great place to enjoy the nightlife with its electrifying nightclubs, sophisticated lounges, ritzy bars, interesting adult entertainment centers, classy casinos, fun local amusement and a surplus of eateries. Just 37 square miles, but still has no dearth of haunts for night-time fun seekers. The hot spots include Philipsburg and Cupecoy in St. Maarten and Marigot and Grand Case in St. Martin, making your trip the most fun- filled one.
There are a plethora of events you can rejoice with; the Heineken Regatta in March and the St. Maarten's Carnival in February and then the one in April/May, being the most anticipated ones. The Carnival time which comes twice every year, is the time when there are abundant of flights to St. Martin, opening opportunities for thousands of visitors to join the overnight parties and fun during the Carnival. The famous J’ouvert, as the morning parades are called, are full of flamboyant and colorful costumed dancers, magicians and musicians, all jumping and dancing with the soca and the calypso
Each one in your family will feel special with the carnivals special parades namely the kids parade, the teenagers and the grand one. The carnival’s exciting music shows, world-class dining and magnificent beaches can leave anyone spell bound. Get hold of cheap flight deals and plan a holiday for your family during the Carnival time to experience cool and festive week long revelry, discovering the real essence of St Martin.
A February holiday on this island offers travelers the flavor of a traditional ingredient which is used in the cuisine of St Martin. You may beat the Arrowroot into pulp, make healthy tea out of it or simply taste it in the local callaloo and johnnycakes. The Arrowroot festival, 2012 will commence on Feb 27 and last till May 31.
For those who are already here in January, the Tuesday nights or the famous Harmony Nights offer an enlivening time full of live music and dance at the Grand Case village. Eating tasty local food, seeing art exhibitions and buying arts and crafts can be on the activity list during these amazing nights on the island.
Heineken Regatta from the first day of March, 2012
Hundreds of sailors along with music fans can be seen present every March at St Martin for the Heineken Regatta. This prestigious sailing event is one of its kinds in the world. The best thing about the Heineken Regatta is that any person can join in – on land or on sea. One does not need to be a super sailor or even need to possess a boat, to sail during this event. Besides this, it features top-notch musicians who play amazing music in the yacht clubs, island parks and also on the vessels that partake in the challenge. It is four days of tough off shore chasing and then live entertainment and music at fantastic night parties. Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Dancehall, Rock, hip hop and Jazz, all these music forms are performed here by local and universal artists.
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