All of the finer things in life can be found on this elegant island that shares the cultures of two countries. To the south is the Dutch side, Sint Maarten, with its cosmopolitan capital of Philipsburg, duty-free shops, glitzy casinos and nightspots. To the north isthe French side, St. Martin, with its chic boutiques, French cafés and deluxe resorts. Pay a visit Maho Beach and watch incoming jets flying in for a landing just a few feetover your head. The French capital of Marigot is a culinary haven for sampling all regions of French cuisine.