Esmeralda St Martin Hurricane Videos News Damage Cleanup Updates
Caribbean Villas St Maarten Reservations Center
Self Catering Holiday Lodging Accommodations (800) 480-8555

NEWS FLASH!
October 10, 2017
HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE


On Sept 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma delivered a horrific punch to St Martin/St Maarten. The north-eastern side of the island (where the strongest force winds are typically experienced in a hurricane), was severely damaged and/or destroyed. Unfortunately, Orient Bay and Grand Case were two of the hardest hit areas of the island with battering winds of up to 185 mph.

The accompanying surge of sea water, sand and debris went as far back as the base of the mountain in Orient Bay, effectively covering the entire village. All the restaurants and shops along the beach were completely obliterated, including Coco’s Beach Club, Waikiki Beach Bar, Bikini Beach Bar & Kontiki Restaurant. The residential buildings and hotels along the beach were severely damaged.

Esmeralda Resort sustained wind damage to several of its villas however, due to its elevated position relative to the beach, it appears the storm surge did not make its way through the grounds. Currently, Esmeralda is hosting some of the French Military who are there to help with clean up on the French side of the island.

At this point in time the insurance inspectors are still assessing the damage and tallying estimates of the cost to make repairs, but rest assured, we are told Esmeralda will be restored and will continue to be a favorite hideaway for its many loyal, and much appreciated guests.

The current estimated date for receiving guests at several of the hotels in Orient Bay, including Esmeralda (assuming all goes smoothly with getting permits, building materials, and laborers, etc.), is April 1, 2018, however, this date is subject to change in either direction depending on the speed of recovery.

Please note that he resort will only start accepting guests when there are restaurants and beach chairs with service for its guests. 2018 may not see full recovery, but Orient Bay will still be a magical, relaxing place to vacation, and in fact, a visit before the crowds are back may prove to be an exceedingly enjoyable experience!

The good news is the resilient, energetic business owners and residents of SXM who rely on tourism as their sole source of income, are united in the goal of getting things back to “better than” normal ASAP! The island has been in hyper cleaning mode (with help from Military) for weeks and every day gets better. There are about 60 restaurants open in the Cupecoy and Simpson Bay areas, and Princess Julianna is accepting limited commercial flights as of Oct 10, 2017!

We are firmly convinced that St Martin will be better than ever before! It will be a safer, cleaner, more modern destination, but maintain its Caribbean charm and reputation as “the Friendly Island”!

Please contact us around December for a more accurate assessment for vacation possibilities in Orient Bay and other areas of the island.

ST MARTIN / ST MAARTEN NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT !!! THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR BELOVED ISLAND IS TO PLAN A VISIT ASAP !!!

News Flash!
Videos of Orient Beach
October 10, 2017

~~~~~~~~

Orient Beach
The Dreadful Devistation Wrought By Irma
from Davidpmd on Vimeo Video

Orient Beach Recovers
21 Days After Irma!

from Davidpmd on Vimeo Video

Contact Form
The Beach Is Closer Than You Think!

First & Last Name

Email Address

Daytime Phone

Evening Phone

Number of Guests
& Ages of Children

Departure Date &
Length of Stay or Best Guess...

Do You Have A Budget In Mind?

Have you been to St. Martin before?
Tell us as much as you can about
your vacation plans, interests &
how you prefer to be contacted...

We accept Visa, American Express and Master Card.

http://4-caribbean-villas.com
Owner Direct Rental Club
Offered By US Office
St Maarten Reservations Center
Private Villas, Resorts & Hotels

phone...
800.480.8555

international phone...
480.460.2800

St Martin Reservation Center BBB Business Review

email...
2 to 4 Bedroom Villa
Rentalss St Martin

Specials!

Click here for...

Discounts on:
St Martin Rental Cars

Click here to see...
Resorts & Hotels - Page 1

Click here to see...
Hotels & Resorts - Page 2

Click here to see...
2 to 4 Bedroom Villas

Click here to see...
5 to 10 Bedroom Villas

Click here to see...
Grand Luxury Villas

Click here to see...
Esmeralda Resort

Click here to see...
Alamanda Resort

--> --> click here
..to visit
4-caribbean-villas.com
Homepage


--> --> click here
..to SEE MORE
St. Martin Vacation Rentals!


St. Martin Reservations Center
Phoenix, AZ 85048-8424
http://4-caribbean-villas.com
Toll Free (800) 480-8555; International (480) 460-2800
~
vacation rental advertising
2001-2018©joytracy.com