Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 542

Oranjestad www.statia-tourism.com The island was first seen by Christopher Columbus in 1492. It changed hands twenty- two times but since 1818 has remained a Dutch colony. It was an important, wealthy island under the Dutch and because of its wealth, was known as “The Golden Rock”. GETTING TO ST. EUSTATIUS To get to St. Eustatius, you will have to first fly to St. Maarten then on to St. Eustatius with WinAir on one of their five daily flights to the island. AIRLINES FLYING TO ST. MARTIN/ST. MAARTEN FROM THE US American Airli nes United Airlines Delta Airlines Jetblue FROM CANADA Air Transat Air Canada Sunwing Click here for more information on getting to St. Eustatius. Photo Credit: Cees Timmers Photography