Sandy Ground, Saint Martin

Sandy Ground (French: Sol Sableux) is a coastal community on the French side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin/Saint Maarten.

Sandy Ground
Sol Sableux
Sandy Ground is located in Saint-Martin
Sandy Ground
Sandy Ground
Coordinates: 18°03′32″N 63°05′49″W / 18.05889°N 63.09694°W / 18.05889; -63.09694Coordinates: 18°03′32″N 63°05′49″W / 18.05889°N 63.09694°W / 18.05889; -63.09694
CountryFrance
Overseas collectivitySaint Martin

Sandy Ground is known for its luxury hotels,[1] nature, and beaches.[2]

GeographyEdit

It is located on the west coast in the direction of the Lowlands and the Princess Juliana International Airport.

Hurricane IrmaEdit

Sandy Ground sustained heavy damage to its infrastructure. This Category 5 hurricane made landfall on the island in September 2017, causing $156 million in damage and killing 15 people.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Top 10 Hotels in Sandy Ground, St. Martin | Hotels.com". www.hotels.com. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  2. ^ "Anguilla Beaches Walk... Sandy Ground Beach and Village". anguilla beaches. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  3. ^ Dobson, Jim. "Hurricanes Irma And Maria Update: Caribbean Luxury Resort Damage Reports". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-09-05.