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St. Maarten Welcomes Newest Hot Spot Sky Beach Rooftop Beach And Lounge

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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (June 23, 2011) - Vacationers visiting St. Maarten now have another exciting place to unwind and enjoy exciting nightlife. The Sky Beach Rooftop Beach and Lounge just opened and offers a welcoming atmosphere. Sky Bar is open Wednesday - Sunday from 4 pm - 1 am.

"The Sky Beach Rooftop Beach and Lounge is a wonderful addition to the option visitors have for nighttime entertainment," said Regina LaBega, Director of Tourism for the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau. "The establishment is beautiful and offers a spectacular setting for all to enjoy," she added.

Sky Beach is a 1,500 square meter rooftop beach, lounge, and bar set atop The Sonesta Maho Resort. Opened by James Goldman, the man behind Bamboo Bernies (www.bamboobernies.net) and Tantra (www.tantrasxm.com), Sky Beach is an ideal place to relax and unwind to the soft ambient sounds of Jamaraqui, soft house, and lounge music.

Sky Beach features unique seating arrangements for guests ranging from custom designed day beds to custom designed cabanas. It is the ideal place for a pre-party night or post-beach day. Cabanas are by reservation only.

Sky Beach features an indoor art deco inspired lounge on the first floor offering high end spirits and respite from inclement weather in the event that occurs. Sky Beach is available for private functions.

Sky Beach also features a beach sand volleyball court featuring 125 cubic meters of sand. Sky Beach sunsets are magnificent as Sky Beach offers a 300 degree panoramic view from 25 meters in the air of Mullet Bay Beach, the French Lowlands and the airport.

Fire Shows, Live Jazz, and Lounge DJ's performing high atop the Sonesta Resort on a "beach" truly make Sky Beach unique and special. For further information, e mail at TheSkyBeach@Gmail.com or call Sky Beach at 599.545.3547.

St. Maarten

St. Maarten is the smallest island in the world to be shared by two nations, Kingdom of the Netherlands and France, creating a European-influenced vibe with a Caribbean flair. As "the culinary capital of the Caribbean," St. Maarten offers an eclectic array of cuisine fusion for food lovers with more than 365 restaurants, one for each day of the year to satisfy the tastes of every palate and pocketbook.

Located at the northern end of the Lesser Antilles, the island's 37 square miles has 37 breathtaking beaches and is home to many historical and family-oriented attractions. During the day, watersport enthusiasts can take full advantage of the island's scuba diving and snorkeling facilities. The capital of Philipsburg offers duty-free shopping with a bustling city atmosphere, while 14 casinos and numerous nightclubs provide endless entertainment.

Accommodations are varied and include elegant private villas, family oriented resorts, quaint cottages and luxury spa resorts. Air service is available to Princess Juliana International Airport from numerous U.S. and Canadian cities as well as from Europe, South America and the Caribbean.

Find St. Maarten on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VacationStMaarten and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/StMaartenTravel. For more information, visit www.VacationStMaarten.com.

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