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(St. Martin, W.I) February 22, 2019. USA TODAY, the most widely circulated newspaper in the United States and, their website counterpart with a combined 6.6 million daily readers, released the winners of their Reader’s Choice Caribbean Awards today.

The Caribbean's Top 10 Best resorts, beaches, attractions, distilleries, restaurants and several other categories are included in the Reader’s Choice Awards.

Editors from USA TODAY and along with several travel experts selected 20 nominees for the different categories. After this vetting process, the public then voted on the nominees over a four-week period. The public was limited to casting one vote in each contest per day, which determined the top 10 winners.

There are a total of 9 categories that consist of Best Attraction, Best Beach, Best Beach Bar, Best Dive Site, Best Golf Course, Best Island for Romance, Best Resort, Best Rum Distillery and Best Restaurant.

St. Martin and Sint Maarten came in third place for Best Island for Romance. Gastronomic eatery Bistrot Caraibes came in fourth place for Best Restaurant and Grand Case Beach Club won sixth place for Best Resort in the Caribbean.

To see a complete list of all the winners and their ranking please visit