: The island of St. Martin/St. Maarten sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Irma in September 2017.
Perched halfway up the hill overlooking Orient Bay, La Plantation Resort is a collection of comfortably equipped bungalows that are a 10-minute walk from Orient Beach.
La Plantation is farther from the beach than neighboring resort Alamanda—a drawback for those seeking a true beach resort. On the other hand, it's slightly more serene for the same reason.
Those looking for aut...