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.
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 considering sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, there are a few places that can help you. To visit our complete guide to bike or scooter rentals, visit this page.
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 operators and at least 7 good dive sites to choose from. Those interested can obtain more information concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so on this page.
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 there are some fishing fanatics in your group, they're in luck -- they can catch some fish with one of the 5 charter operators in this area. Navigate here to find our extended discussion of this topic.
The following table has some details concerning area firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water.
|Scoobidoo||(059) 029-1576||4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Marigot|
|Temptation Charter||(069) 088-8822||Downtown Marigot|
|(059) 087-4345||Downtown Marigot|
If you'd like to learn about charter operators and marinas click here.
If you're vacationing with some folks who enjoy window shopping they can while away some time exploring a few of the area's 86 retail shops. To read about opportunities for shopping in Marigot and nearby, visit this page.
Many visitors spend at least a day enjoying the sights and culture of Marigot. Interesting sights include 11 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Assuming you like the open air will probably enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Make your way to this article about area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to learn additional information.
Information concerning a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be found down below.
|(059) 087-8469||Esperance, 2.1 mi. Northeast of Central Marigot|
|(059) 087-5620||Colombier, 1.6 mi. East of Central Marigot|
|(059) 087-9691||Downtown Marigot|
|(059) 087-3016||French Cul de Sac, 3.3 mi. East of Central Marigot|
|Trisport Marigot||(059) 087-0891||Marigot|
|(059) 087-0558||Downtown Marigot|
If you like the idea of going snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Marigot. Make your way to this page dedicated to nearby snorkeling if you want to discover additional specifics.
Indulging in a trip to the spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you'll be pleased to know there are a few in this area. Go to this article which is all about spas in the area if you want to get more facts.
If you're a tennis player you might want to stay 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'll see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on the names to read more about the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Simpson Bay Resort and Marina||Pelican Key, 2.8 mi. South of Central Marigot||4|
|Princess Port de Plaisance||Cole Bay, 2.0 mi. South of Central Marigot||7|
|Belmond La Samanna||2.7 mi. West of Central Marigot||3|
For instance, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
The table just below lists some key facts concerning other activities.
|Amusement/Theme Park||--||Esperance, 2.1 mi. Northeast of Central Marigot|
|Kidsworld||Amusement Arcade||(721) 544-2883||Cole Bay, 2.2 mi. South of Central Marigot|
|Movie Theater||(059) 087-7602||Sandy Ground, 1.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Marigot|
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