: The island of St. Martin/St. Maarten sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Irma in September 2017.
This well-run operation remains the best small hotel on the island despite its lack of a restaurant; dozens of restaurants are nearby, and the pool bar dispenses snacks in season. The closest beach is about a 10-minute walk away, and water views of Grand Case Bay from all rooms are extraordinary.
Grand Case, the village that arguably offers the finest dining on the island, is an...