Travel: Get two islands for the price of one when visiting Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

Four years ago, Hurricane Irma damaged 90 percent of the island’s buildings, leveling a third of them, but resilient St. Maarten emerged phoenix-like with even posher accommodations for its guests. A case in point is the luxurious and unique Morgan Resort & Spa. It's located within walking distance of the island’s legendary Maho Beach, where part of the experience is watching the jets from around the world glide onto the runaway at Princess Juliana Airport at heights so low it seems you can touch these metal birds.