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restaurant very near the airport?

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restaurant very near the airport?

We will be connecting through SXM when returning from Saba. We have a 3.5 hour layover. That seems long enough to have an early lunch some place, but I would not want to stray far from the airport. Ideally there would be someplace walking distance from the airport, or a 5 minute taxi ride. Any such places? (otherwise we may be left with the option of lunch in the airport, but I'm assuming that would not be great). Thanks.

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1. Re: restaurant very near the airport?

Turtle Pier restaurant - opposite the airport runway.

Edited: 6:21 am, May 14, 2012
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2. Re: restaurant very near the airport?

oh!!!

you cant go wrong with a nice burger or chicken satay at the Sunset Grille!

its one of the happiest places on this Earth!~

we literally decided to do a late lunch there when leaving last year... sad to leave, but it was on a high note.

God, i love that place. all of it!

HAVE FUN!

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3. Re: restaurant very near the airport?

Karacter. Great food and free chairs and umbrella. Sits on the side of the runway and one of the nicest beaches in St. Maarten. We never miss our trip there, sometimes visit 2 or 3 times.

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Thanks. Can we walk to these places from the airport?

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5. Re: restaurant very near the airport?

You can walk to Turtle Pier in a few minutes - you'll need more time to walk to the other places listed.

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6. Re: restaurant very near the airport?

For a nice meal the best place is the Turtle pier. It is an easy walk from the airport. 150 yards.

Edited: 5:15 pm, May 14, 2012
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How long would it take us to get to Karacter? Could we walk from the airport, or need a taxi?

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8. Re: restaurant very near the airport?

You can not walk to Karakter from the airport in a short time. You will need a taxi.

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How long would the taxi ride to Karakter take? Any idea what the taxi might cost? Thanks!

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10. Re: restaurant very near the airport?

6 - 7 minutes

taxistmaarten.com/en/taxi-zones-rates.html