Dutch and a French island! Indeed, in St. Martin, French and Dutch share the island in greater harmony. But the island has other peculiarities: they speak English and it is a tax haven. No wonder the shops there are rapidly developed and tourists abound. The north coast of the island is more conducive to laxity and to stroll on the beautiful white sand beaches. But if you venture to the center, you will reach the heart of the island and discover its secrets, ancient traditions still widely respected and a strong community and attached to their customs. St. Martin and surrounding area offer a varied range of activities and exotic: an afternoon dive in the crystal waters of the island, climb the volcano "Mount Scenery" get lost in the tropical vegetation of the island, s attempting to kite surf or soak up the rich cultural heritage of St. Kitts while listening to the stories told by locals. With regard to homosexuality on the island, homosexual couples can marry in the Dutch area and have the same rights as heterosexuals. The island has so many facilities and beaches gay and gay-friendly as the East Bay, the longest beach of the island. These facilities and beaches will welcome you with great ease.