Set beside the island’s finest beach and lapped by the Caribbean Sea, Belmond La Samanna is the ultimate St. Martin luxury resort. Constantly ranked among the region’s top ten hotel retreats, it is a garden paradise in which to enjoy an al fresco massage, or lie in a hammock, lulled by the waves. Take a sunset cruise around the island or head into town to enjoy the vibrant local scene. There’s always a touch of romance in the air. All rooms have private balconies, satellite TV and a DVD player. Wi-Fi is free in all rooms, and the bathrooms have oversized cotton towels. Gourmet dishes are served in the elegant Le Reservé, and The Grill offers pool-side dining. The guests may as well dine on their private terraces and later enjoy a drink from the wine cellar. La Samanna features luxury spa facilities including relaxing massage treatments, yoga and pilates classes. The hotel has an outdoor pool with a sun terrace, and watersports center. The guests may participate to sailing trips to neighbouring islands or reserve luxurious beach cabanas for the day and enjoy a number of delightful touches. These include a bottle of wine or champagne, complimentary skincare products, two loaded iPods and personal butlers. La Samanna Resort is less than 3 km from Mullet Bay Golf Club and 5 km from Princess Juliana International Airport.