Book Description: Insider advice on how to best experience these beautiful islands' white-sand beaches, virgin rainforest, and offshore desert islands.Insightful commentary on shopping, nightlife, and attractions, from the boutiques and markets of charming French Marigot to the glitzy discos and open-air nightclubs of Dutch Sint Maarten.Detailed practical information on when to go and how to budget your time.Opinionated write-ups of hotels and restaurants. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations—they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity—no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people. User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.