House Hunters on Vacation a hit show on HGTV, recently shot an episode in St Maarten, to be aired on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 3:30 PM.
The episode in which host Taniya Nayak, follows two couples, Nashville musicians Krystal and Jared Ribble, and Leif and Jaimee Shires who were surprised with a vacation to St. Maarten . Filming was done at three amazing properties; the Penthouse with the media room and spa privileges, the hilltop oasis with the infinity pool, and the deluxe Hacienda with private bungalow and French Chef. Both family will ultimately choose their favorite property out of the three to enjoy for one week .
Filming of "House Hunters on Vacation" took place on both the Dutch and French sides of the island, including Maho Beach, Pic du Paradis, Mullet Bay, Front Street, Rue de Republique and the Grand Case area.
Augusto Priest acting director of tourism for the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau said "We're thrilled that our beautiful island will be featured on HGTV.”