While it may not seem like much now, it was fields like Mount Vernon Plantation that gave St. Martin its wealth during the colonial and early independence eras of its history. This historical park will give visitors a unique insight into the production of sugar, rum, and the harvest of numerous spices.
In addition to being home to a variety of fruit trees and some sugar cane, Mount Vernon Plantation is also the home to some old mill buildings that are a rare feature on the island. These humble buildings once served as the backbone to the entire St. Martin economy for decades, producing the products that made this island so lucrative to the European colonial powers.
Mount Vernon Plantation is set on two acres of a verdant green valley.
Mount Vernon Plantation is located in a nice area within St. Martin, which means guests staying in this region of St. Martin will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. If you want to find a place close to Mount Vernon Plantation, you'll have a moderate variety of hotels in the region to choose from.
|Club Fantastico||Resort||0.5 mi. (0.6 km)||N|
|La Plantation Orient Bay Resort||Hotel||0.5 mi. (0.4 km)||NNE|
|St Tropez Hotel||Hotel||--||--|
|Palm Court Hotel||Hotel||0.6 mi. (0.1 km)||NE|
|Hotel Alamanda Resort||Resort||0.6 mi. (0.1 km)||NE|
|Club Orient Resort||Resort||0.7 mi. (0.7 km)||E|
You certainly won't go hungry if you're spending time near this historical site; there is a wide variety of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. The closest place to eat is Paradise View, which sells Caribbean meals. Rancho Del Sol and Plantation Cafe are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Plantation Cafe you and your party might try a bit of Creole food and enjoy the culture of St. Martin.
Call their number in advance to determine the exact hours of operation.
If you need to know the price of admission, call Mount Vernon Plantation before your visit to find out if they charge, and if so, how much.
Phone Number: (059) 029-5062
Location: 2 Main Road, Cul de Sac, Saint Martin, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
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