Activities in Marigot

Photo credit: © Len Hardy
 

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 thinking about sightseeing at your own pace, there are a few rental agencies that can help. Anyone needing to find out more concerning this topic can do so by following this link.

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.

There are a couple of dive services and at least 7 different dive sites to choose from. To get more information on scuba diving in this area check out this page.

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.

Deep Sea Fishing is a popular sport in this area, as indicated by the presence of 5 charter fishing services that operate from this area. Take advantage of this page which is all about fishing in the area if you're interested in learning more information.

Golf

Want to play some golf on vacation? Marigot isn't exactly flooded with golf greens, but the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. To read about other golfing throughout St. Martin, click here.

Sailing and Boating

Random Wind

More details concerning local providers that can enable you to get out on the open water can be seen in the table below.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Marigot
Name Phone Location
Bubba Charters (059) 049-7980 Marigot
Caraibes Sport Boats (059) 087-8938 Marigot
Garfield Fun Charters (721) 587-1503 Simpson Bay, 2.5 mi. South 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
Random Wind (721) 587-5742 Simpson Bay, 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot
Scoobidoo (059) 029-1576 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Marigot
Voyager Charters (059) 087-4345 Downtown Marigot

If you'd like to find out about charter operators and area marinas use this link.

Shopping

La Boheme

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they might enjoy exploring a few of the area's 86 retail shops. To find out about opportunities for shopping in and around Marigot, click here.

Sightseeing

Fort Louis

You really should set aside a day for experiencing the sights and sounds of Marigot. Sights in the area include 11 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature enthusiasts frequently enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To read more about area sightseeing attractions, read this article.

Information about a firm that will provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be seen in the chart below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Marigot
Name Phone Location
Esperanza Transports (059) 087-8469 Esperance, 2.1 mi. Northeast of Central Marigot
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
Shoreline Helicopters Inc Tours (866) 361-1100 2.6 mi. South West of Central Marigot
Trisport Marigot (059) 087-0891 Marigot
Van Putten (059) 087-0558 Downtown Marigot

Snorkeling

Marigot Snorkeling

If you love to snorkel there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Marigot. For a better look at nearby snorkeling opportunities, navigate to this page.

Spas

Going to a spa could be the highlight of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there are a few in the area. Those wanting to find out more about this topic can do so by visiting this page.

Tennis

Belmond La Samanna

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to read about other aspects of 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

Be sure to look at the table just below for information concerning other activities. for information concerning one other option. for more options.

Other Activities In And Around Marigot
Name Type Phone Location
Bubble Watersport Watersports Operator (059) 087-6043 Sandy Ground, 1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Marigot
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
Sea Breeze Fitness Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (059) 087-0086 0.4 mi. South West of Downtown Marigot
 

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