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SHOPPING GUIDE DUTY-FREE SHOPPING, FASHION TRENDS AND SOME OF THE ISLAND’S BEST REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITIES

50 YEARS OF NORTH SOUTH NET INTERNATIONAL CUSTOM CONTENT SOLUTIONS

1970-2020

CELEBRATING HALF A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT


DIVER 300M

MASTER CHRONOMETER CERTIFIED Behind the elegance of every Master Chronometer timepiece is the highest level of testing: 8 tests over 10 days, to ensure superior precision and anti-magnetic resistance.

AVAILABLE AT: Art of Time • 26 Frontstreet • Philipsburg, St. Maarten • 1-721-542-2180 Artistic Jewelers • 61 Frontstreet • Philipsburg, St. Maarten • 1-721-542-3456


What do you love? Discover new arrivals

© 2019 Pandora Jewelry, LLC • All rights reserved


Autumn Collection

AVAILABLE AT

THE JEWELRY BOUTIQUE

(A DIVISION OF BALLERINA JEWELERS) 62-A Front Street (next to Courthouse) Philipsburg, St. Maarten | 1 721 543 0319 jewelryboutique@sintmaarten.net | www.ballerina-jewelers.com


EXQUISITE JEWELRY AND FINE TIME PIECES St. Maarten (2 locations) 56 Front Street & 6 Harbour point village T: 1 (721) 542 4399 F: 1 (721) 542 6135 E: infosxm@ballerina-jewelers.com

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St. Thomas (2 locations) 5180 & 5176 Dronningens Gade T: (340) 776 3701 F: (340) 776 1329 E: infostt@ballerina-jewelers.com


every moment counts THE SIDNEY CLASSIC COLLECTION AVAILABLE AT

EXQUISITE JEWELRY AND FINE TIME PIECES St. Maarten (2 locations), 56 Front Street, Philipsburg, 6 Harbour Point Village Tel: 1 (721) 542 4399 infosxm@ballerina-jewelers.com www.ballerina-jewelers.com


18KT GOLD ENAMEL DIAMOND RINGS


EXQUISITE JEWELRY & FINE TIME PIECES St. Maarten (2 locations) 56 Front Street, Philipsburg & 6 Harbour Point Village T: 1 (721) 542 4399 US: 1 (213) 291 8247 E: infosxm@ballerina-jewelers.com www.ballerina-jewelers.com

Vahan ®, Alwand Vahan ®, Moiré Pattern ® are Regd. Trademarks | Designs © Alwand Vahan Jewelry Ltd.

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FRONT STREET #54 (NEXT TO THE COURTHOUSE), PHILIPSBURG, ST. MAARTEN CYRUS WATHEY SQUARE #5 (OPPOSITE OF THE HARD ROCK CAFÉ), PHILIPSBURG, ST. MAARTEN


Couture Collection

That’s Beautiful Exclusively at

59 Front Street, Cyrus Wathey Square Philipsburg, St. Maar ten 1-646-432-4727 x35123


Exclusively sold at Diamonds International & Tanzanite International SafiKilima.com 59, Front St, Cyrus Wathey square, Philipsburg, St. Maarten Tel 1-721-542 7992.


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AMERICAN SPIRIT SWISS PRECISION

PRESIDENT Lorraine Talmi EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Wyb Meijer

NORTH SOUTH NET INTERNATIONAL CUSTOM CONTENT SOLUTIONS

P.O. Box 133, Grand Cayman, KY1-1101, Cayman Islands Tel: 345-949-7282 Email: info@northsouthnet.com CHAIRMAN Peter D. Savill EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Vanessa Molina Santamaria ART DIRECTOR Sarah Rusin ADMINISTRATION AND AD SERVICES Ingrid James VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES Luis Sardinas FINANCE DIRECTOR Paul Lewis ACCOUNTING MANAGERS Linda Villena, Robert Villena CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Ilja Botha, Riselle Celestina, Angela Gonzales, Arun Jagtiani, Jeffrey Dollar Laign, Debby Lind-Steyn, Chris Morvan, Carolyn Ramprashad, Alita Singh

INTRA-MATIC AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH SWISS MADE

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS J. Kevin Foltz, Richard Hazel, Jorge Ramirez US REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE

HAMILTONWATCH.COM PRESIDENT & CEO DUTY-FREE EDITOR Garry Duell, Jr. ADVERTISING SERVICES MANAGER Rosana Duell ST.MARTEEN (2 locations)| 56 Front Street, Philipsburg & 6 Harbour Point Village Tel: 1 (721) 542 4399 Fax: 1 (721) 542 6135 |infosxm@ballerina-jewelers.com www.ballerina-jewelers.com

4848 SW 74 Court, Miami, Florida 33155 Tel: 305-222-7244 Email: gduell@northsouthnet.com Cover photo: Richard Hazel/RTGH Photography Copyright © 2019 by North South Net International, Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction by permission only.

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MARC MÁRQUEZ. TISSOT t-race swissmatic. UP TO 3 DAYS OF POWER RESERVE.

#ThisIsYourTime TISSOT, INNOVATORS BY TRADITION

EXQUISITE JEWELRY AND FINE TIME PIECES ST. MAARTEN (2 LOCATIONS) 56 FRONT STREET, PHILIPSBURG & 6 HARBOUR POINT VILLAGE TEL: 1 (721) 542 4399 | INFOSXM@BALLERINA-JEWELERS.COM WWW.BALLERINA-JEWELERS.COM


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J. Kevin Foltz is a wanderer. After having successful commercial photography studios in Nashville, Tennessee, and Lima, Peru, he began specializing in travel photography for the custom publishing industry. He also completed a six-year stint as artist-in-residence at ArtCenter South Florida. Now based in South Carolina, he continues producing art and photography projects.

Born on the happy island of Aruba and raised on the friendly island of St. Maarten from a young age, Richard Hazel is an all-around island boy whose day job is that of an electronics engineer. In his spare time, he indulges his passion for photography at RTGH Photography. From weddings and events to plane spotting, landscape photography and everything in between, he loves capturing memories that last a lifetime.

Arun Jagtiani’s parents came to the island in 1970, and they never left. After living on St. Maarten, Jagtiani moved away to explore other places in the world and then returned in 2002. Since then, he’s worked in the local real estate market and, in the summer of 2009, he started Island Real Estate Team. They’ve become one of the largest agencies on the island and received many awards. They now have a new division, IRE Vacations, for vacation rentals.

With a career footprint spanning more than two decades, Alita Singh is a versatile writer as comfortable in feature writing as with hard-hitting news. A senior journalist attached to St. Maarten–based newspaper The Daily Herald, Singh is also a Dutch Caribbean correspondent for several news outlets. She was recently recognized as a “Prominent Woman” for her contribution to media and was named a “Community Ambassador” by the international iChange Nations (ICN) organization.


C E L E B R AT I N G 2 0 Y E A R S O F C H O C O L AT E D I A M O N D S ®

FEATURE OF THE YEAR

Phenomena Gems ™ NUDE PALETTE™

NUDE DIAMONDS™ CHOCOLATE DIAMONDS® STRAWBERRY GOLD®

EXQUISITE JEWELRY AND FINE TIME PIECES ST. MAARTEN (2 LOCATIONS) 56 FRONT STREET, PHILIPSBURG & 6 HARBOUR POINT VILLAGE TEL: 1 (721) 542 4399 INFOSXM@BALLERINA-JEWELERS.COM WWW.BALLERINA-JEWELERS.COM


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ROLEX

CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED

www.joesjewelry.com Tel: 1(721) 543 7020 Toll Free: 1(866) 313 2123 Fax: 1(721) 543 7023

Main Location & Diamond Boutique #66 Front Street Flagship & Rado Boutique #60 Front Street 3rd Location & Tissot Boutique #40 Front Street Philipsburg I Sint Maarten I Dutch Caribbean


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ISLAND FINDS WITH EVERYTHING FROM DESIGNER JEWELRY AND T I M E PI E C E S TO C H I C FA S H I O N S A N D LO CA L LY M A D E C R A F T S , ST. MAARTEN/ST. MARTIN IS A SHOPPER’S HAVEN.


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Endless Summer Swimwear

ENDLESS SUMMER SWIMWEAR 16-C Front Street, Philipsburg +1 (721) 542.1510 3 Travel Inn, Simpson Bay +1 (721) 545.2618 endlesssummerswimwear.com endlesssummerswimwear@hotmail.com

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ttention shoppers: Bring an extra suitcase when vacationing in St. Maarten/ St. Martin. Prices are low, and quality is high. This pearl in the Caribbean chain boasts a long-standing duty-free status and a bevy of stores where prices are slashed on a range of top-shelf goods — everything from designer jewelry and sought-after electronics to brand-name fashions and fine wines and spirits. St. Maarten/St. Martin has been a trade hub since the 17th century, when European settlers harvested salt from the island’s ponds and exported it around the globe. Now tourist spending fuels the local economy, in part, because the island has been a duty-free port since the 1930s. Both Dutch and French sides of the island offer a wealth of shops filled with goods to capture the imagination and taste of every shopper. Come with us on a shopping tour and you’ll see what we mean.


Show your love for St. Maarten

AVAILABLE AT

HARBOUR

FRONT STREET

5 Harbour Point Village Philipsburg, St. Maarten 721-542-9364

12-2 Front Street Philipsburg, St. Maarten 721-542-1109

www.boolchand.com/pandora © 2019 Pandora Jewelry, LLC • All rights reserved

BOOLCHAND’S 50 Front Street Philipsburg, St. Maarten 721-542-2245


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Linen Galore

PPING IN SHO

PHILIPSBURG The capital of St. Maarten is a charming, picturesque town.

High-end shops dot Front Street and Back Street, the main thoroughfares. You’ll find jewelry, electronics, clothing and everything in between here and in connecting alleys. Walking through the town is like going on a treasure hunt, and you’re apt to come away with more than Aladdin ever could have imagined. Look for that gift to mark a special occasion — an anniversary, engagement, graduation or milestone birthday. Philipsburg is the best place in the Caribbean to get GIA-

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certified diamonds and gemstones, loose or showcased in handcrafted settings. Check out the jewelry and timepieces at Artistic Jewelers/Art of Time, Ballerina Jewelers, Bvlgari Boutique, Caribbean Gems, Diamonds International, Effy Jewelers, J Best Jeweler, Joe’s Jewelry International, Jewels by Love, Longines Boutique, Royal Caribbean Store and Zhaveri Luxury. The latest models of electronics are often released here first. Boolchand’s, a celebrated name throughout the Caribbean, carries the most extensive line of cameras, phones, home entertainment


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systems and more. There’s also an exclusive Pandora store on Front Street. Head to Linen Galore for a classic or seasonal table spread to add elegance and glamour to your feasts. The store is stocked with floorto-ceiling displays of linen tablecloths, napkins and more. All patterns and color combinations are available for every season and décor. Swimwear and slippers are Caribbean wardrobe essentials. Endless Summer Swimwear on Front Street and in Simpson Bay stocks designs right off the catwalk. Grab a cover-up and perhaps a hat to take your beach outing a notch higher. Need some sun bronzer or sunscreen? Head over to Philipsburg Pharmacy. The shelves there are stocked with essentials and more. Also check out the latest collection of Polo Ralph Lauren and Armani at the JL store and accessorize with leather goods from Longchamps. If you’re looking for trendy island wear and tropical vibes, raid the racks at ready-to-wear boutique Pacific Avenue. For a locally made souvenir, pick up a bottle (or two) of Guavaberry Liqueur, the island’s signature spirit. Go for some Gouda cheese at Amsterdam

Amsterdam Cheese & Liquor Store

** CHEESE IS ALLOWED ** THROUGH US & CANADIAN CUSTOMS ONCE SEALED IN THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING

Email: acssxm@gmail.com Phone: +1721.520.1944

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* OVER 50 DIFFERENT GOUDA CHEESES * ONLY DUTCH STORE ON ST MAARTEN * HOMEMADE HOT SAUCES: * HOMEMADE TI-PUNCH RUM * DUTY FREE WINES & SPIRITS * DAILY WINE & CHEESE TASTINGS * DUTCH CANDY & COOKIES * TRAVEL WITH CHEESE UP TO 2 WEEKS WITHOUT REFRIGERATION * CUSTOMS FRIENDLY PACKAGING * READY TO TRAVEL:

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri, 830am-5:30pm *In weekends open only when cruise ship is in

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Pacific Avenue

Cheese & Liquor Store. Here, you’ll find an extensive line of fragrant cheeses, as well as island-made jams. The store also has a well-stocked liquor section, as do several of the stores along Front Street. For those visiting the island in July or August, Philipsburg is home to a special shopping event called Koopavond. Koop means “to shop,” and avond is “evening” in Dutch. Shops open later, and artisanal crafters line parts of Front Street, Cyrus Wathey Square and the Boardwalk from late afternoon into the evening. There is a host of entertainment for the entire family.

Something trendy for everyone!

PACIFIC AVENUE

Front Street 14 Philipsburg Tel: +1 721 543-0433

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Quality and Service Brands such as Tommy Bahama, Au Noir and Lilly Pullitzer

J. Kevin Foltz

IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR TRENDY ISLAND WEAR AND TROPICAL VIBES, RAID THE RACKS AT READYTO-WEAR BOUTIQUE PACIFIC AVENUE.


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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Royal Caribbean Store | 86B Front Street, Philipsburg | +1 721-542-8250

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oyal Caribbean Store, located in downtown Philipsburg, welcomes guests from all over the world to the friendly island of St. Maarten. The store offers a relaxed, family atmosphere. Having been on the island for the past 40 years and with extensive jewelry experience, they are able to carefully select high-quality, trending jewelry designs and offer them at the lowest prices. You’ll find a great selection of jewelry and quality pieces that you will not see back home for low discounted prices. St. Maarten is truly a taxand duty-free destination unlike other islands who have their taxes built into their products. The store offers diamonds and fine diamond jewelry in all different shapes and sizes. Each jewelry piece purchased comes with a guarantee and its evaluation papers — plus, the savings and deals at Royal Caribbean Store are a great advantage for everyone! In addition to diamond jewelry, they also carry a wide range of silver and Larimar jewelry. Larimar is unique to the Caribbean because of its magnificent turquoise blue colors. Royal Caribbean Store truly has something for everyone, in all price ranges. Deepak, the owner, is confident that they will find you a great deal! Visit Royal Caribbean Store, the best place to buy your jewelry in St. Maarten.


Proudly brewed and bottled in the beautiful island of St. Maarten

info@sanmartinbeer.com +1 (721) 543-3314 #3 Goldf inch Road, Point Blanche, St. Maarten

Open Monday to Friday 9 AM - 6 PM

Buy Local, Support Local | IPA and Stout available Brewery Tours available. Please email for bookings


ZHAVERI JEWELERS AKA

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ince 1986, Zhaveri has been renowned as THE complete jeweler of St. Maarten, trusted by generations of loyal clients. And now 33 years later, Zhaveri Exclusive Luxury aims at bringing a fresh approach to Caribbean retail, with a focus on customer experience within a unique and innovative store design. Zhaveri will be now be housed in a much larger, state of the art establishment in the heart of Front Street, the shopping Mecca of the Caribbean!  The new premises will allow Zhaveri to expand and transform from being the most formidable jeweler in St. Maarten into a complete House of Luxury! Zhaveri Exclusive Luxury will mix accessories from emerging brands and established names, and will feature limited editions and rare pieces, as well as affordable items. Their product selection will not just include their hallmark latest and greatest designs of fine jewelry, loose diamonds

and brand-name watches, but Zhaveri Exclusive Luxury will boast an incredible mix of the newest and trendiest items that include handbags, wallets, belts, shoes and other accessories! Whether you’re looking to pamper yourself or treat someone special to an exceptional gift, Zhaveri has always been highly recommended as a must visit destination for residents and visitors of St. Maarten, Anguilla and St. Barths. Zhaveri has always had, and will continue to offer, their immense selection of exquisite GIA certified diamonds in every shape and size, with colors ranging from white, pink, yellow, blue, black, champagne and much more!  Whether you want to purchase a loose diamond, an exotic gem, or have any precious stone mounted in a custommade piece of jewelry, Zhaveri will accommodate every request. Purchases include certified appraisals, and be sure to inquire about their lifetime upgrade policy on diamond

jewelry! High quality merchandise, excellent duty- and tax-free prices, responsive after-sales customer service, and an ethical, friendly and extremely knowledgeable team that is hell-bent on providing an innovative shopping experience, will demonstrate why Zhaveri has been St. Maarten’s premier luxury retailer for over 33 years! Whether it’s diamonds, exotic gems, handbags or other accessories that ignite you, Zhaveri Exclusive Luxury will have treasures to excite you!

New Location! New Location! New Location! 68 Front Street 1 721 543 1075

1 212 994 9637

sales@zhaveri.com www.zhaveri.com

1 721 559 2655


FINE JEWELRY • CERTIFIED DIAMONDS • TIME PIECES • DESIGNER HANDBAGS

68 Front Street, St. Maarten • Tel: +1-721-543-1075 105 Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 • Tel: +1-907-225-7300 www.zhaveri.com • sales@zhaveri.com


RECIPES TO TRY GUAVABERRY COLADA • 2 oz. Guavaberry Island Folk Liqueur • 1 oz. cream of coconut • 3 oz. pineapple juice ice Put ice in a blender, add Guavaberry, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice. Blend well. Garnish glass with pieces of pineapple, toasted coconut and fresh nutmeg.

Toast To The Island

A glass full of St. Maarten tradition, Caribbean Culture, Wild St. Maarten Guavaberries, Coconut, and Pineapple; meet our local island drink! The Guavaberry Colada is refreshing, sweet and, most of all, a delicious drink made with St. Maarten Guavaberry’s Original Wild Island Folk Liqueur. Guavaberry is a fruit found high in the warm hills of the island and was a Caribbean Amer-Indian favourite. Guavaberry Liqueur was first made in private homes and used for traditional celebrations. Over the years it has become an integral part of the island culture. The Guavaberry Liqueur is made from fine oak-aged rum, cane sugar and wild Sint Maarten Guavaberries. The aged liqueur has a woody, fruity, spicy, bittersweet flavor. This flavor sensation makes Guavaberry perfect for a variety of cocktails, as marinade in the kitchen, as extra ingredient in cakes, but it’s also delicious to pour over ice cream…

REPUBLIC MOJITO • 2 oz. Republic Rum • 1 oz. club soda • ½ lime • mint leaves • 1 tsp soft brown sugar Muddle the lime and mint leaves with the brown sugar in a hiball glass, add the Republic Rum, club soda, and ice. Stir well, garnish with mint leaves and lime wedges.

DARK ‘N HANDSOME • 2 oz Republic Rum • 2 oz ginger beer • 1 fresh lime • Angostura Bitters In an Old Fashioned glass pour the Republic Rum, squeeze the lime, and add some Angostura bitters. Stir well, top up with ginger beer and garnish with a lime wedge.

THE GUAVABERRY EXPERIENCE Right in the heart of historical Philipsburg you will find the Guavaberry Emporium. The old buildings are a National Monument built on the site of a Jewish Synagogue, abandoned in the late 1700’s. It’s one of the oldest buildings of Sint Maarten. All their rums and liqueurs are still produced right here. As soon as you set foot in here, you are covered in the traditional Caribbean atmosphere. This place is just packed with tasty island treats. From St. Maarten’s Guavaberry liqueur, a range of exotic rum liqueurs to honey, hot sauces, seasonings and their famous love potion. True rum lovers should try their 5YO and 8YO Republic Rum, an unsweetened golden blend of the finest Caribbean Rums, the youngest of which was aged in oak for five or eight years. Republic Rum is a real sipping quality golden spirit of the Caribbean. The Guavaberry Emporium is located at Front Street #8 and the friendly traditionally dressed staff will take good care of you with their daily free tastings.


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BALLERINA JEWELERS Michele Deco Two-Tone Diamonds ballerina-jewelers.com DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL Safi Kilima Tanzanite 50th Anniversary Pendant diamondsinternational.com

JEWELS & BEYOND 18k Yellow Gold and Diamond Ring jnjewelers.com

BALLERINA JEWELERS Hidalgo Diamond Butterfly Necklace ballerina-jewelers.com

DELIGHTFULLY

DUTY-FREE These classic timepieces and eye-catching jewelry are the perfect accessories to complete your look. BOOLCHAND’S PANDORA Pink Enamel and Sterling Silver Suitcase Charm boolchand.com

EFFY Watercolor Panther Ring Signature Collection effy.com CARIBBEAN GEMS Yellow Diamond Ring caribbeangems.com

BALLERINA JEWELERS Le Vian Chocolate Diamond Ring ballerina-jewelers.com

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JEWELS & BEYOND Two-Tone Gold and Diamond, Palm Tree Bangle jnjewelers.com


JOE’S JEWELRY INTERNATIONAL Le Vian Mermaid necklace joesjewelry.com

BVLGARI BOUTIQUE Bvlgari B.zero1 bulgari.com

BALLERINA JEWELERS Fope Vendome Collection Flex’it Bracelets ballerina-jewelers.com

ZHAVERI LUXURY Princess Cut Diamond with Trapezoid Diamonds on Either Side zhaveri.com

BOOLCHAND’S PANDORA St. Maarten Beach Scene Button with Pandora CZ stones boolchand.com

JEWELS BY LOVE Breguet Pilot's, Type XXI jewelsbylove.com

DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL Crown of Light Ring Crown Brilliant Collection diamondsinternational.com JEWELS BY LOVE Vacheron Constantin — Fiftysix Collection, Complete Calendar jewelsbylove.com

ART OF TIME AND ARTISTIC JEWELERS OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 11 50th Anniversary artoftimejewelers.com VISITSTMA ARTEN.COM

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EFFY Panther Rose Gold Pendant Signature Collection effy.com

BALLERINA JEWELERS Le Vian Chocolate Diamond Earrings ballerina-jewelers.com

J BEST JEWELER/MODE 9 Storm 6 Navigator Lazer mode9uk.com

ART OF TIME AND ARTISTIC JEWELERS PANERAI Submersible BMG-TECH™ - 47MM artoftimejewelers.com CARIBBEAN GEMS Diamond Solitaire caribbeangems.com

JEWELS BY LOVE NOMOS Autobahn Neomatik 41 jewelsbylove.com

LONGINES HydroConquest ballerina-jewelers.com ZHAVERI LUXURY Canary Yellow RadiantCut Diamond in CustomMade Mounting zhaveri.com

JEWELS BY LOVE A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon jewelsbylove.com

LITTLE SWITZERLAND Breitling Superocean 42 with Orange Dial and Black Diver Pro III Rubber Strap littleswitzerland.com


SHOPPING IN

SIMPSON BAY & COLE BAY

Jorge Ramirez

There are some excellent shopping opportunities around Simpson Bay. Lined by a long

St. Maarten Nectar

stretch of sandy white beach, this is the place to seek out beachwear, apparel and other gifts to bring back home. Some visitors may not know that Simpson Bay was once a thriving fishing village and, although some residents still take to the seas, this little village also reels in food connoisseurs, shoppers looking for the best buys and those seeking entertainment options. Fine wines, liquors and cigars are readily found along this bustling strip. In Simpson Bay, you can pick up locally made rums, luxury goods, clothing and more. If you’re in need of a bank or ATM, you’ll find those as well. Many of the restaurants here also feature boutiques that carry themed clothing and one-of-a-kind gifts and souvenirs. Voted best pharmacy in St. Maarten, Simpson Bay Pharmacy carries an international assortment of medicines, cosmetics and personal-care products. If you forgot to pack your sunscreen or other beauty essentials, the helpful staff will help you find just what you need. Cole Bay has experienced quite a bit of growth in recent years. Here you’ll find St. Maarten Nectar, which carries a wide array of locally made skin-care products and fragrances. Its popular mosquito repellents and sunscreens are made with natural ingredients and can also be found throughout the island in Philipsburg and Marigot, and at the Hair Salon & Wellness Spa at Oyster Bay Beach Resort. SXM Cosmetics are also made with natural ingredients. VISITSTMA ARTEN.COM

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ST. MAARTEN NECTAR’S POPULAR MOSQUITO REPELLENTS, SKINCARE PRODUCTS AND FRAGRANCES ARE MADE WITH NATURAL INGREDIENTS AND CAN BE FOUND THROUGHOUT THE ISLAND IN PHILIPSBURG AND MARIGOT, AND AT THE HAIR SALON & WELLNESS SPA AT OYSTER BAY BEACH RESORT.

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DID YOU KNOW?


ST. MAARTEN

NECTAR

The Skincare from Plants Only

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100% NATURAL | HAND MADE IN ST MAARTEN

St Maarten Nectar is the producer of Natural Skincare and Home fragrances made from only plant based ingredients in St Maarten. Our very first product Bug O%™ Mosquito Repllent was born in a simple kitchen but, with a huge purpose: to protect you and your family naturally! Due to it’s success it allowed us to become local producers and worldwide distributors.We now carry over 200 products that include treatments for the Face Care, Body & Hair, Sun Protection, Baby Care, Mosquito Repellent, Home Fragrances and our newly added NECTAR HOME. Our current locations include our wellness Spa at Oyster Bay Beach Resort where all treatments are done with our products only. Our therapists have a combined 30+ years experience, insuring top quality service. Other locations include our Boutique in Marigot, Port Sint Maarten and our Head Quaters in Cole Bay.

WHERE TO FIND US

The

ST. MAARTEN MAARTEN ST.

NECTAR

Wellness Spa

OYSTER BAY BEACH RESORT 10:00AM-6:00PM | Everyday 100% NATURAL TREATMENTS

LOOKING FOR YOUR OWN ST. MAARTEN NECTAR FRANCHISE? EMAIL US!

LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN NATURAL LOTION, SOAP OR CANDLE. Our Nectar Soap and Lotion Classes is the perfect activity for families, friends and even children. Offered weekly at our Lab Facilities, you will learn from scratch how to create your own All Natural Cosmetic that’s yours to keep.

CELEBRATING

10 YEARS

LOTION SOAP CANDLE CLASSES email:

info@StMaarten Nectar.com

Natural Living, Everyday www.StMaartenNectar.com World Wide Shipping!

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HEAD QUARTERSLAB & BOUTIQUE 16 WELFARE DRIVE #27 LAGUNA VIEW COLEBAY - ST MAARTEN TEL: +1 721 544 2337 MON- FRI 9:00AM-5:30PM SAT 9:30AM-12:30PM TM

MARIGOT BOUTIQUE 12 RUE PRESIDENT KENNEDY MARIGOT SAINT MARTIN TEL: 0690 13 42 83 MON- SAT 10:00AM-5:00PM HARBOR BOUTIQUE ST MAARTEN PORT SERVICES COMPLEX 1 GROUNDDOVE RD, POINT BLANCH SINT MAARTEN TEL: +1 721 544 2337 OPEN WHEN CRUISE SHIPS ARE AT PORT WELNESS SPA OYSTER BAY BEACH RESORT 10 EMERALD MERIT RD OYSTER BAY SINT MAARTEN TEL: +1 721 543 6849 OPEN EVERYDAY 10:00AM-6:00PM FOLLOW US:

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Jewels & Beyond 3 Cinnamon Grove (next to Maho Pharmacy) Maho, St. Maarten

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Maho Pharmacy

With shopping, dining and nightlife options,

you can easily spend plenty of time in Maho. Located a short distance from Princess Juliana International Airport, Maho is often referred to as “a destination within a destination” — and for good reason. The area has grown up around several resorts, including the all-inclusive Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa and the uberluxurious Sonesta Ocean Point. You’ll find shops that carry beautiful jewelry, designer fashion, unique accessories and more. Maho is also a great place to shop after hours. While shops in the main areas of Philipsburg and Marigot usually close around 6 p.m., Maho extends the shopping experience, sometimes late into the evening. Maho Pharmacy is open daily, and it’s a great place to buy more than just medicines. Pick up St. Maarten-made products, as well as personalcare items and other essentials. Jewels & Beyond offers one-stop shopping with a wide selection of fine jewelry, timepieces, Cuban cigars, liquor, souvenirs, beach items and designer sunglasses. St. Maarten/St. Martin may be a small island, but you’ll find everything you need and much more to fill an extra suitcase with unique treasures. Make time to discover some great deals and take something special back home with you to remind you of your visit.

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3 Cinnamon Grove Maho Shopping Center Maho, St.Maarten Tel: 721-545-3078 • Tel (U.S.): 305-508-5949 E-Mail: info@jnjewelers.com Website: www.jnjewelers.com

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