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Oct 12, 2006 12:36 AM

St Maarten & St Kitts??? Anyone?

Any off the beaten path ideas for recreation or restaurants?

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  1. Go on the French side of SXM. You will find the most amazing cuisine around. They also have these BBQ pits, where actually are really good. Real homecooked comfort food.

    Have fun!

    (I have never been to St. Kitts)

    1. It's been several years, but we stayed at the Ocean Terrace Inn on St. Kitt's. The dinners at their Waterfalls Restaurant were WONDERFUL---great West Indian cuisine.
      For a bit more "off the beaten track", take the ferry over to Nevis and go to the botanical gardens---the restaurant there had an amazing roti.

      1. In St. Maartin it is hard to find bad food but if off the beaten track is what you want - go the the French Quarter and eat at Poulet D'Orleans or Yvettes.

        1. 1) Marigot (assuming you got a kitchen): Wed & Sat are Market days. Get wonderfully fresh fish, plus local produce: yucca, avocados, guavas. Cook your own. Try to be there no later than 7 AM, good fish runs out fast!

          2) Marigot, no kitchen: have lunch or dinner at La Vie en Rose (590 87 54 42). Lobster bisque to die for.

          3) Have lunch in St Barth. Boat leaves daily from Marigot harbour at 9, back at 4:30.

          1. Any suggestions for lunch as we'll only be there for a day?