The Pelican Resort is a full service resort offering restaurants, bars, water-skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, parasailing, sunfish and aquacat sailing, wave runners, pedal boats and more. Our bedroom units will accomodate, 2,4,6 or 8 guests. The Pelican Resort Club is one of the largest resorts on St. Maarten, the \Caribbean's Friendly Island\ in the Netherlands Antilles. The 30-acre, 342 all suite resort is situated on its own beautiful beach midway between the island's Dutch and French duty-free shopping areas, night life and over 200 restaurants make this 37 square mile island a gourmet's paradise. The Pelican Resort Club, the vacation jewel of the Dutch West Indies, features a Las Vegas style casino, white sand beach, two restaurants, five bars, five swimming pools, four tennis courts, a children's pool and playground, the island's largest watersports center, open sea marina and an on property shopping arcade with deli and mini-market.
tennis, scuba diving, snorkeling,The island of St. Maarten / St. Martin is the smallest island in the world divided between two sovereign powers, Holland and France. This charming Caribbean island offers not only duty free shopping and casinos but some of the finest watersport activities in the world. World class sailing tournaments such as the Heineken Regatta occur regularly and the many reefs offer excellent diving adventures.For those of you who enjoy fine dining St. Maarten / St. Martin is one of the most sophisticated spots in the Caribbean with over 200 fine restaurants Cafes and Bistros.DUTY FREE SHOPPINGFront Street in downtown Philipsburg is home to dozens of shops offering a wide selection of items from fine jewelry to designer clothing and the perfect souvenirs. Since St. Maarten is a duty free port there are no taxes on imported merchandise therefore you can enjoy savings on cameras, electronics, silver, porcelain and crystal to name only a few.U.S. dollars are widely accepted as well as traveler's checks and most major credit cards.Shopping districts in both countries offer restaurants, snack bars and outdoor caf's for your enjoyment.
We stayed at Pelican Resort on a timeshare exchange for two weeks. We stayed in two different apartments, the first a studio sleeping up to 4 people was a little dark due to the painted cane decor and a room divider but had some limited ocean views from the balcony. It was a liitle dated but in good condition with a full kitchen. The second was a more modern 1 bedroom accomodation which was considerabley superior due to it's light and airy decor. it also had better ocean views. The resort has a great beach from which you can watch the yachts come and go from Simpson Lagoon. The staff were warm and welcoming. There were good swimming pools but the highlight was hanging out at the beach bar at sunset looking for the green flash!
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January 18, 2008
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