Maarten's reputation was sullied somewhat by a incident where a gay couple was assaulted near a popular beach bar, but island tourism officials were quick to apologize, and the island remains near the top of the list for many gay Caribbean travelers. Winter Travel. Barthelemy Photos St. The ferry prices are also only about a third the cost of the plane and didn't add on very much time actually. Passport Concierge:
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For me, the island has never been a place, like Mustique or Harbour Island, where chic fashionistas get dressed up to go to the beach. Barts, and some believe, as people will, that his treasure is still hidden among the coves of Anse du Gouverneur or buried in the sands of Saline. A few years later, he bought a chunk of rocky peninsula at St. Destination Expert for New York City.
I'd think if they weren't comfortable, they wouldn't keep coming back.