ORIENT BEACH, St. Martin - Orient Beach in St. Martin/Sint Maarten (www.VacationStMaarten.com) has been nominated among 20 beaches for the title of "Best Caribbean Beach category" by USA Today's10Best Readers' Choice Awards.
Fans of the idyllic island are encouraged to vote daily for St. Maarten's Orient Beach through Feb. 2, 2015 to ensure that Orient Beach earns the top spot as the Best Caribbean Beach by visitinghttp://www.10best.com.
"Our beaches are some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean and we take pride in the unique options each beach has to offer and we would love the honor of being named the Best Caribbean Beach by USA Today readers," said Marla Chemont, Interim Director of Marketing for the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau. "Orient Beach is a favorite among locals and visitors alike and we encourage everyone to vote," added Chemont.
Guests visiting St. Maarten will enjoyOrient Baywhich combines the beach with bistro - further solidifying St. Maarten as "the culinary capital of the Caribbean." In addition to being an official "clothing optional" beach and offering a large variety of water sports, Orient Bay's numerous restaurants offer local as well as other fine dining opportunities.
St. Maarten/St. Martin is home to 37 breath-taking beaches and boasts numerous historical and romance-oriented attractions. During the day, water sport enthusiasts can take full advantage of the island's scuba diving and snorkelling facilities, while the capital of Philipsburg offers duty-free shopping with a beautiful city atmosphere, 14 world-class, Vegas-style casinos and plentiful nightclubs provide endless entertainment.
With the widest variety of dining experiences of any other island in the Caribbean , the Dutch nation of St. Maarten and the French overseas Collectivity of St. Martin offer a wide range of cuisines served in 365 restaurants-one for every day of the year.
For more information on St. Maarten, visit the official site of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau atwww.VacationStMaarten.com.
St. Maarten is the smallest island in the world to be shared by two nations, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and France, creating a European-influenced vibe with a Caribbean flair. As "the culinary capital of the Caribbean," St. Maarten offers an eclectic array of cuisine fusion for food lovers with more than 365 restaurants, one for each day of the year to satisfy the tastes of every palate and pocketbook.
Accommodations are varied and include elegant private villas, family oriented resorts, quaint cottages and luxury spa resorts. Air service is available to Princess Juliana International Airport from numerous U.S. and Canadian cities as well as from Europe, South America and the Caribbean.
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