Activities in Marigot

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On the French side of the dual nation island of St. Martin/St. Maarten is a small but stylish town called Marigot.  This spot screams sophistication with its boutique shops and bristros that line the streets, and its elegantly dressed tourists walking throughout the streets on the hunt for good deals on luxury goods thanks to the duty free possibilities.  Activities available to visitors staying in this town go beyond the superficial and include sightseeing bicycle tours, fishing, and pleasure sailing. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

Marigot is a bike friendly place. Whether you are looking for a cruise to explore the city, or a mountain bike to traverse the rugged hills, you will likely find an offering to suit your needs.

If you are intrigued by the idea of feeling the wind in your hair, there are several businesses that can help make it happen. Read this page concerning bike and scooter rentals if you'd like to find out more details.

Diving

Marigot Diving

While it is the beaches and relaxation that draw most people to Saint Martin, there are dive sites that surround the island. Marigot specfically has a number of shallow dives that might fit best with beginning divers.

You'll find a couple of dive services and at least 7 interesting dive sites in the area. To see our complete page about scuba diving in this area, see this page.

Fishing

Rudy's Deep Sea Fishing

Marigot has some good fishing options nearby for tourist looking for a day of angling. Tourists just have to decide what kind of fishing they want to do.

If you're an avid angler you might be happy to know there are several charter fishing services located in this area. To read about other the closest fishing options, navigate to this page.

Golf

If you or someone traveling with you likes to play golf you may realize Marigot isn't necessarily a golfing paradise. Nevertheless, the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. In addition, you can navigate to this extended discussion if you want to get additional facts regarding golf throughout St. Martin.

Sailing and Boating

Sugar Rush Charters

The table directly below offers more details concerning local providers that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Marigot
Name Phone Location
Aqua Mania Adventures (721) 544-2640 Pelican Key, 2.8 mi. South of Central Marigot
Bluebeard Charters (721) 587-5935 Pelican Key, 2.7 mi. South of Central Marigot
CaptainJo Boat Charter (069) 074-7001 Grand-Case, 3.4 mi. Northeast of Central Marigot
Offshore Sensations Simpson Bay (721) 527-1444 Simpson Bay, 2.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Marigot
Passaat Classic Schooner (721) 580-3301 Simpson Bay, 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot
Scoobidoo (059) 052-0253 French Cul-de-Sac, 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Marigot
Sugar Rush Charters (721) 580-4404 Cole Bay, 2.6 mi. South of Central Marigot
Voyager Charters (059) 087-4345 Downtown Marigot

If you'd like to find out about nearby marinas and charter operators read this page.

Shopping

La Boheme

If you have some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they may be interested to know that more than 64 retail stores are located in this area. For information concerning opportunities for shopping in and around Marigot, use this link.

Sightseeing

Fort Louis

You should plan on spending a day experiencing the sights and culture of Marigot. The area has 11 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Nature enthusiasts typically have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Follow this link to find our page concerning area sightseeing and attractions.

The following table lists more information about a firm that will guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Marigot
Name Phone Location
R & J Tours (059) 087-5620 Colombier, 1.6 mi. East of Central Marigot
Rising Sun Tours (059) 087-9691 Downtown Marigot
Saint Martin Evasion (059) 087-1360 Marigot
Transco (059) 087-3016 French Cul de Sac, 3.3 mi. East of Central Marigot
Trisport Marigot (059) 087-0891 Marigot
Winston Sightseeing Tours (059) 087-2561 French Cul de Sac, 3.3 mi. East of Central Marigot

Snorkeling

Marigot Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater sightseeing there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Marigot. Readers can get more details about opportunities to go snorkeling by going to this page.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be the highlight of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you'll be pleased to discover there are several in this area. Make your way to this article about spas in the area if you're interested in learning more specifics.

Tennis

Belmond La Samanna

If you like to play tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to read more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Marigot
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Simpson Bay Resort and Marina Pelican Key, 2.8 mi. South of Central Marigot 4 check
Princess Port de Plaisance Cole Bay, 2.0 mi. South of Central Marigot 7 check
Belmond La Samanna 2.7 mi. West of Central Marigot 3 check

For example, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

The following table enables you to learn a few details concerning other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Marigot
Name Type Phone Location
Carib Swim Pool Swimming Pools -- Cole Bay, 2.0 mi. South of Central Marigot
Future Fitness Center Fitness Centers and Instructors (059) 077-1272 Marigot
M.J.C. Sandy Ground Movie Theater (059) 087-7602 Sandy Ground, 1.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Marigot
Port De Plaisance Fitness & Tennis Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (721) 544-3033 Cole Bay, 2.0 mi. South of Central Marigot
Sea Breeze Fitness Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (059) 087-0086 0.4 mi. South West of Downtown Marigot
 

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