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News From The Summit Resort Hotel, St. Maarten

Dear Valued Guest of the Summit Resort Hotel,

The sparkling waters, nourishing sunshine, and delicious local flavors of St. Maarten provide a welcome respite from the dark and cold that covers most of the Northern Hemisphere at this time of year. And the Summit Resort Hotel is the perfect location from which to enjoy it all!

Savor the Fruits of St. Maarten

In its drive to increase awareness of St. Maarten's culture, heritage, and wildlife, the Summit Hotel is proud to join forces with local organization Les Fruits de Mer.

Les Fruits de Mer is dedicated to raising awareness of theecology, culture, and sport of the island through discovery, inspiration, and education. One of the organization's founding members, Mark Yokoyama, has written a book called "The Incomplete Guide to the Wildlife of Saint Martin," which is filled with beautiful color photos and vivid descriptions of the wildlife of St. Maarten. Copies are available for sale at the hotel.

We look forward to a fruitful working relationship with Les Fruits de Mer. To find out more about the organization, we encourage you to visit their website.

A Taste That's Sure to Delight!

One of the questions we hear most often from guests of the Summit Resort Hotel is, "Where can we find real local food, drinks, and entertainment?"

For a taste of what our beautiful island has to offer, we proudly present Ms. Arrindell, a social worker by day who turns into a rum connoisseur when night falls. Amy has won several awards for her Guavaberry and lime liquor, which is made from locally grown fruits.

Warning: one sip of this delicious concoction will make you fall helplessly in love. But don't forget to try some of Amy's other drinks, made with such heavenly local fruits as Gooseberry, Passionfruit, Golden Apple, Starfruit, and Suriname cashew.

The next time you're staying at the Summit Resort Hotel, stop by the restaurant Tropical Heaven NV to sample and purchase Amy's various liquors. Taste for yourself how delicious St. Maarten can be!

The Votes Are In....for Best Caribbean Island

While Puerto Rico took 1st prize, we couldn't be more pleased that St. Maarten came in 4th for Best Caribbean Island in the 10 Best Readers' Choice travel award contest promoted by USA Today! Click Here for the complete list.

While we're proud of this honor, we're even more thrilled that the contest helps spread the word about the splendor of St. Maarten, as well as the many other lovely islands of the Caribbean.

Thanks to all of our friends and guests who voted for St. Maarten!

The Heineken Regatta Sets Sail!

Mark your calendars now for the 34th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, which will take place from March 6th-9th, 2014. What could be more thrilling than watching 32 countries and almost 200 entries race in the crystal-clear waters while sipping an ice-cold Heineken under a warm tropical sun?

Click here to read more about it. And don't forget to make your reservations at the Summit Resort Hotel now!

Escape from the winter doldrums into the glow of St. Maarten! Make a reservation at the Summit Resort Hotel and start your getaway into the sun, surf, and splendor of the Caribbean.


Bruce Jakubovitz, Owner
E. P. Evans , General Manager
The Summit Resort Hotel
In the US 718-775-3250
International 1-721-545-2150
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