Belmond La Samanna
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Luxury Geared Towards LGBT TravelersFollowing extensive renovations after the 2017 hurricane, Belmond La Samanna plans to reopen in December 2018.
Belmond La Samanna on the French side of St. Martin is arguably the island’s finest resort. Some suites have private plunge pools, and the hotel is close to a shimmering stretch of sand called Baie Longue Beach," explains Clifford. "But here’s what I really love: It’s part of the Belmond luxury group, formerly known as Orient Express, which, as part of its rebrand, rolled out a marketing campaign that specifically welcomes LGBT travelers.