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    6 Days In St Martin

    1. Tonya@Budget and the Beach

      September 5th, 2016 at 1:12 pm

      Look like an awesome vacation!

    2. Stefanie

      September 5th, 2016 at 2:06 pm

      Thanks Tonya! It was lovely 🙂

    3. Mel @ brokeGIRLrich

      September 5th, 2016 at 10:09 pm

      Looks like an awesome vacation. I used to love stopping at St. Maarten on ships – Philipsburg has an AMAZING chocolatier, probably some of the best candy I’ve ever had. Glad you had a great time!

    4. Stefanie

      September 8th, 2016 at 1:38 pm

      Ah, I missed it :/ I wonder how different it is with a cruise ship in port. There was NOBODY on the streets.

    5. DC @ Young Adult Money

      September 5th, 2016 at 11:13 pm

      Looks like you had a great time! I still have yet to use Airbnb but really would like to give it a try! Seems like you were able to save on accommodations by taking this approach. I need to try it!

    6. Stefanie

      September 8th, 2016 at 1:38 pm

      Yes! You should DEFINITELY try it. I’ve used it both as a host and a guest. Also used vrbo this past weekend in The Bahamas – SO much cheaper than the resorts!

    7. Alexis @FITnancials

      September 6th, 2016 at 12:12 am

      Wow! St. Martin looks so beautiful. I went to St. Thomas a few years ago and I had such a great time. My sister and I stayed at an all exclusive resort (which I was against for awhile, until I went to one and it ended up being amazing!). I hope to visit the islands again soon.

    8. Stefanie

      September 8th, 2016 at 1:37 pm

      I LOVE all inclusives. The experience of having everything curated for you and at your fingertips is pretty fabulous.

    9. giulia

      September 6th, 2016 at 8:21 am

      is official I need to have a real holiday , during this summer I demostrate that is possible have a great staycation but after 4 years of staycation and some day trips I need to have some weekends off:D…seems you had a great time!!!

    10. Stefanie

      September 8th, 2016 at 1:36 pm

      Staycations are fun, but it’s definitely nice to have the full getaway experience every now and again. It’s a good goal to save for 🙂

    11. Julie @ Millennial Boss

      September 7th, 2016 at 3:01 am

      Looks like an amazing vacation and you’re totally right about the sun loungers. I hate when I get beat to a lounger or a cabana!! I wake up early on vacations to snag one of those!

    12. Stefanie

      September 8th, 2016 at 1:35 pm

      The sun lounger game is SO intense. And most of the day, it’s just towels that wind up sitting on the sun loungers anyway 😉

    13. Joseph

      September 10th, 2016 at 5:29 am

      Wow you are living the dream that I am embracing! Financially independent and able to work from anywhere on the globe… I wonder how long it will take me to get there!

    14. Stefanie

      September 10th, 2016 at 1:57 pm

      It took me about 3 years. 3 years of 24/7, but in the end, only 3 years – you got this!

    15. Brandi

      February 1st, 2017 at 9:18 pm

      Great info! My family is going for spring break in April and we have already booked Airbnb for the week. Thanks for the helpful tips.

    16. Stefanie

      February 1st, 2017 at 9:21 pm

      Enjoy it!

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      June 25th, 2018 at 8:31 am

      […] I hit up St Martin in the Caribbean this August and The Bahamas over Labor Day weekend. Not only was it significantly cheaper because of our off-season timing, we had the beaches almost entirely to ourselves! […]

    18. Sebastián rosero

      February 28th, 2019 at 9:46 am

      Hey. Thank you for all the tips they are really helpfull. I wanted to ask you how much do you spend during your six days there?

      Im going with my girlfriend for about 9 days

    19. Stefanie

      March 14th, 2019 at 3:51 pm

      Hey Sebastian, it total we spent less than $1000 (not including airfare), but like I mentioned in the blog post, I did my research and really utilized Trip Advisor.

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