Due to the current covid-19 pandemic, there are travel restrictions. We put together this website to give you the insider scoop on gay life on sxm (the airport code and the easy name to use on the island on the rest of your journey through this website), whether you are on the dutch side or french. If you consider yourself a caribbean vet, chances are youve already been to st. But while that glam-for-all speck of paradise has tons of speedo-clad french men turning it into a homo hotspot -- as much as any caribbean island can be called a homo hotspot -- the hilly dutchfrench outpost can get its gay on, too. Martin is a 37 square mile island situated in the leeward islands where the northeastern caribbean sea meets the western atlantic ocean. Gay saint martin travel guide 2020 with maps and listings for all gay bars and beaches, clubs and parties, saunas and cruising and hotels nearby. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) persons in sint maarten may face legal challenges not experienced by non-lgbt residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal in sint maarten, a constituent country of the kingdom of the netherlands, but same-sex marriage is not legal. Same-sex couples with dutch nationality must travel to the netherlands to get married and legal protection of marriage is not unconditional. Martin has a range of gay friendly accommodations to suit almost every gay and lesbian travelers budget or particular needs, right across the spectrum. The island boasts everything from gay friendly 5 star, first class, world-renowned hotels to charming little guesthouses, all-inclusive resorts and luxurious vacation villas. Check that to stay gay on the french side, check into three-room villa rainbow (pic paradis www. Fr from 80) an exclusively gay property, housed in a charming old stone house with 180-degree views of the caribbean. The luxurious clothing-optional inn is situated amid orchids and tropical foliage on the islands. St martin sint maarten island is actually two countries st martin is french, and sint maarten is dutch. Despite this, there are no issues moving between the two sides. There are some laws that differ (casinos are allowed on the dutch side, but not the french), but by and large youll not notice the difference. Comgay-friendly for a complete overview of the island of saint barthélemy, my tips about having a great stay.