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St. Maarten

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St. Maarten

Will be visiting St. Maarten in July 2010 for my sons graduation present with friends. What would someone reccommend for 18yrs old to do?? We are staying at Divi Little Bay resort. Want them to enjoy the island.

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That's a tough one because it would depend on their interests and limitations. They may be interested in the Extreme Zip Lines which is near Pic Paradise on the French Side. The guys will also be happy just hanging at the beach most of the day. One activity they may find unbelievable would be the 20 meter challenge where 2 sailing ships race each other. Each passenger is given a task on the boat and so I would think a few 18 year olds will come in handy.

There are also the Rhino Riders which are very large jet skies that look like mini boats. You follow the leader out to various parts of the island to snorkel or just ride around.

You could also take a side trip to Anguilla to enjoy their expansive and pristine beaches and gorgeous resorts.

Finally, for the evening, I would suggest you take them to the Red Piano for music or maybe Maho for some casino play. There are great restaurants in both areas and there is a nightclub above the Casino Royal that they may want to go up to while the parents hang out in the casino.

Most of all, since you will be chaparoning, I would make sure you set a very strict curfew because the later the night gets, the more issues could arise. The island is fun but people need to keep a level head and in my opinion 18 year olds don't usually have that sort of common sense and need to be reminded.

Have a great time!!!

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Visiting different beaches - Orient (has a lot of water activities), Baie Rouge, Friar's Bay, Dawn Beach, Mullet (and snorkeling). Beach Bars/restaurants with music, watching the planes land at the Sunset Bar & Grill. Day trip to Anguilla (as sxmluver suggested) or a day trip by catamaran to Prickly Pear to snorkel. Lunch in Grand Case at the lolos or Calmos Cafe. A good steak dinner at Uncle Harry's. Pinel island) although it's a little quiet ofr 18 yr.olds. It does have snorkeling.

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I had to laugh because they saw casino and asked what the age to gamble was?? Since I haven't been able to find out that information maybe you have the answer. Being from Vegas I think they are just curious. SInce I dont gamble being from Vegas it was quite funny.

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If I'm not mistaken, I believe that 18 years old is a legal age. I would advise that if they want to enter, they should certainly bring proof of age with them just in case.

PS...I just checked and 18 is the legal age to enter the casino and play if they want.

Edited: 08 February 2010, 13:10
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