Fort Louis

Photo Credit: © Richie Diesterheft CC BY

Once a major component of Marigot's defense, Fort Louis stands over the city offering fantastic views of both Marigot and the island of nearby Anguilla. Visitors will be able to take in the views, and learn about this mighty garrison that has been standing guard for over two-hundred years.


Partially in ruins, the fort still gives tourists an idea of what it took to protect the surrounding area. Many find it is pleasurable to hike up the hill to the fort, tour the property, and take a moment to gaze out over the surrounding area, which includes a panoramic view of nearby Anguilla in the distance.

Staying Close

Downtown Marigot is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort Louis, because those staying in this part of St. Martin will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. There are a suitable quantity of lodgings in the area within the vicinity of Fort Louis.

Hotels near Fort Louis
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Centr' Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0 km) SSE
Golfe Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0 km) SSE
Hotel de la Vallee Cachee Hotel 0.1 mi. (0 km) SSE
Hotel La Residence Hotel 0.1 mi. (0 km) SSE
Le Cigalon Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0 km) SSE
Marina Royale Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0 km) SSE
Rosely's Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0 km) SSE

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most enjoyable options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is enjoying a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this historical site. Plongeoir, which has a menu full of Asian meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Plongeoir is a short ways off, but far enough that you will need to decide on taking advantage of a means of transportation to transport your party. Ali Baba and Bali Bar are some more restaurant options close to Fort Louis. At Bali Bar you and your companions should be sure to try a bite of International fare and experience the flavors of St. Martin.


Operating Hours

You can visit Fort Louis during daylight hours any day of the year.


There is no charge to tour Fort Louis.

Contact Information

Location: Rue de Fort Louis, Marigot, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten


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