Where to stay in St Maarten
St Maarten is well-stocked with accommodation, and the island's luxury hotels come fully equipped, from casinos and beauty parlours, to extensive watersports facilities. Even more modest beachside establishments typically have a swimming pool and restaurant.
A government tax of 5% is levied on all hotel bills and many hotels add a 10 to 15% service charge. Some even add a further 10% as an energy surcharge.
Bed and breakfast
Several guest houses cater for the less demanding; apartments and villas may be rented.