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Old 04-17-2008, 12:08 PM
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Which itineraries have you narrowed it down to? Which ships? Sometimes the ship can make up for a less desirable port. Don't get me wrong, St. Maarten is a nice port. I like snorkeling, and the snorkeling there, well, isn't. So that's one reason I don't like it that much. Another reason is because they charge to use the restrooms at Orient Beach. I understand it's a way to generate revenue for the bars/restaurants on the beach, but it just isn't right. St. Maarten is fine, the locals are very friendly, if you're a shopping lover-it's a great place. Any island beats a day in the office, for sure. So don't let me discourage you from St. Maarten. Let us know which ones you're considering.