St. Maarten, St. Barts and Anguilla provide picturesque ports, incredibly unique local culture, beautiful water and pristine beaches. St. Maarten is half Dutch and half French, creating two distinct cultures on a single island. The French side is home to wonderful fine dining experiences and quiet beaches, while the Dutch side has busy shopping districts and tourist getaways. St. Barts is a less bustling island town, with picturesque beaches and ports. It's main town of Gustavia is filled with wonderful restaurants, cafes, and boutiques for shopping at.