In September 2017, Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage across the island. Many places closed for rebuilding. Frommer's recommends that vacationers check in advance with all businesses before traveling.

This congenial little place is right in the midst of the action, and has waterfront rooms, to boot. Yes, digs tend to be tiny and Spartan (basic wood-frame furniture, ceiling fans, screened-in porches), but they’re meticulously well kept. Spend extra to get a room with air-conditioning, as much to block out the noise as for the heat.