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 experiencing the wind in your face, there are several places that can help. For a more thorough discussion of bike and scooter rentals, read this article.

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 two dive services and at least 7 different dive sites in the area. To see our detailed guide to diving opportunities in this area, read this page.

Fishing

Taylor Made Charters

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 anglers in your group, you might be happy to learn there are several charter operators in this area. To get more information on the closest fishing options, check out this page.

Golf

Want to play some golf on vacation? Marigot isn't exactly overrun with golf greens, but there's one place to be aware of. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. For more in-depth coverage of this specific topic, visit this article concerning golf throughout St. Martin.

Sailing and Boating

Sugar Rush Charters

The chart just below has more information about local providers that will enable you to get 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 charter operators and area marinas follow this link.

Shopping

La Boheme

If you have some shopping aficionados traveling with you, they might enjoy browsing some of the 50 retail shops in the area. If you want detailed information on shopping in and around Marigot, you can do so by clicking here.

Sightseeing

Fort Louis

Many visitors spend at least a day soaking in the sights, sounds and culture of Marigot. Area sights include 11 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Assuming you enjoy spending time outdoors will frequently enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To read about other area sightseeing attractions, click here.

Information about a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services In And Around Marigot
Name Type Phone Location
R & J Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (059) 087-5620 Colombier, 1.6 mi. East of Central Marigot
Rising Sun Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (059) 087-9691 Downtown Marigot
Saint Martin Evasion Excursions and Sightseeing Service (059) 087-1360 Marigot
Transco Excursions and Sightseeing Service (059) 087-3016 French Cul de Sac, 3.3 mi. East of Central Marigot
Trisport Marigot Excursions and Sightseeing Service (059) 087-0891 Downtown Marigot
Trisport Simpson Bay Kayaking Kayaking Service (721) 545-4384 Simpson Bay, 2.4 mi. South of Central Marigot

Snorkeling

Marigot Snorkeling

If you like to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance while vacationing in Marigot. You can go to this extended discussion which is all about nearby snorkeling if you'd like to find additional specifics.

Spas

Going to a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to learn there are a few in the area. For a better look at places to relax in this area click this link.

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 following list can help with your decision making process. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn 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 instance, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

The following chart lists some 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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