Reader recommendation: West St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort
A beautiful resort right on the beach at Dawn Beach. It is in the perfect location on St. Maarten if you want to be away from the hustle and bustle.
Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort, 144 Oyster Pond Road, St. Maarten; 011-599-543-6700, https://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/index.html.
Doubles from $169.
-- Tim McSweeney, Aliso Viejo