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 like the idea of enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, there are multiple different places that can help. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, go to 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.

There are two dive services and at least 7 different dive sites in the area. Anyone needing to get comprehensive information about diving in this area, can do so on 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 and your traveling companions like to fish you will be happy to know there are several charter operators in this area. To visit our detailed page about deep sea fishing, read this article.

Golf

Like to play golf? Marigot isn't quite a golfer's paradise, but the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. To learn more about golfing throughout St. Martin, click here.

Sailing and Boating

Random Wind

Look through the following chart to read more about area firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Marigot
Name Phone Location
Bluebeard Charters (721) 587-5935 Pelican Key, 2.7 mi. South of Central 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
Sugar Rush Charters (721) 580-4404 Cole Bay, 2.6 mi. South of Central Marigot
Voyager Charters (059) 087-4345 Downtown Marigot

If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators follow this link.

Shopping

La Boheme

If you have some shopping aficionados in your group, they're not totally out of luck -- at least 64 retailers are located in this area. Click this link to view our page about shopping in and around Marigot.

Sightseeing

Fort Louis

Many visitors spend at least a day exploring the sights and sounds of Marigot. Among other things, the area has 11 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts will frequently enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To read our detailed guide to attractions, go to this page.

Take a moment to look through the table below for a list of a firm that can help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

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
Shoreline Helicopters Inc Tours (866) 361-1100 2.6 mi. South West of Central Marigot
Transco (059) 087-3016 French Cul de Sac, 3.3 mi. East of Central Marigot
Trisport Marigot (059) 087-0891 Marigot

Snorkeling

Marigot Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater beauty you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Marigot. Those interested can get more details concerning opportunities to go snorkeling here.

Spas

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to discover there are several in this area. Use this link to view our extended discussion of this topic.

Tennis

Belmond La Samanna

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name 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 example, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Check out the following chart for a list of other activities.

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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