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 feeling the wind on your face as you move along, there are several businesses that can help you. To navigate to our complete page about renting a bike or scooter, go to 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.
You'll find a couple of dive operators and at least 7 interesting dive sites in the area. Click on this link to see our article about diving opportunities in this area.
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 experienced anglers traveling with you, they'll be pleased to know there are 5 charter fishing services in this area. Those needing to learn more about fishing in this area can do so on this page.
Hoping to spend some time on the greens? Marigot isn't quite a golfer's paradise, but there is one golf course in the area. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning golf throughout St. Martin can do so by visiting our Golf page.
Be sure to look through the following table for a listing of local providers that will help you enjoy some time on the water.
|Garfield Fun Charters||(721) 587-1503||Simpson Bay, 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot|
|(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|
|(059) 087-4345||Downtown Marigot|
If you want to read about marinas and charter operators click here.
If there are some shopping fanatics in your group, they might enjoy browsing some of the 86 retail stores in the area. Visit this extended discussion if you'd like to find out more about shopping in and around Marigot.
Many visitors spend at least a day soaking in the culture, sounds and sights of Marigot. Area sights include 11 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will typically have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To navigate to our detailed guide to attractions, use this link.
Details concerning a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be found in the following chart:
|(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|
|Shoreline Helicopters Inc Tours||(866) 361-1100||2.6 mi. South West of Central Marigot|
|Trisport Marigot||(059) 087-0891||Marigot|
|(059) 087-0558||Downtown Marigot|
If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Marigot. Read this article about nearby snorkeling if you're interested in learning better details.
Relaxing in a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to discover there are a few options. Click to view our extended discussion of this topic.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of 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 example, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
Information concerning a few other activities are provided in the following table.
|Bubble Watersport||Watersports Operator||(059) 087-6043||Sandy Ground, 1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Marigot|
|Swimming Pools||--||Cole Bay, 2.0 mi. South of Central Marigot|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(059) 077-1272||Marigot|
|Movie Theater||(059) 087-7602||Sandy Ground, 1.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Marigot|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(059) 087-0086||0.4 mi. South West of Downtown Marigot|
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