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Car Rental or Scooter Rental for touring the island

Ohio
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Car Rental or Scooter Rental for touring the island

My family of four (2 adults & 2 teens age 16 & 19) are taking a cruise in December on the Carnival Valor & we will be docking for about 11 hours. We want to shop, do the beach & tour the island. Should we rent a car or two scooters for tourning the island. We want to probably go to Orient Beach. Does the entire beach allow total nudity?

St Maarten-St Martin
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for St Maarten-St Martin, Philipsburg
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1. Re: Car Rental or Scooter Rental for touring the island

I would rent a car. Riding scooters on the island is not always so safe.

We have a lot of traffic and a lot of traffic that doesn't always respect scooters on the road.

Orient Beach has always been a clothing optional beach but it seems authorities are clamping down now on total nudity past the Club orient section of the beach.

so right now I would say that is the only area where total nudity is allowed.

Ohio
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2. Re: Car Rental or Scooter Rental for touring the island

Thanks - do you have any recommendations for car rentals right off the ship?

3. Re: Car Rental or Scooter Rental for touring the island

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