Activities in Oyster Pond

The main attraction of picturesque Oyster Pond it the marina which is protected by a natural coral reef.  This makes sailing and scuba diving great activities for tourists to take advantage of.  Because “The Pond” is right on the border of the French and Dutch sides of the island, dining, shopping, and nightlife are also major activities to consider.  

Diving

Oyster Pond Diving

Oyster Pond is strategically located towards the center of the east coast, giving it direct access to many of the sites in the area.

There are several dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. You can read this page dedicated to scuba diving in this area if you want to discover more facts.

Fishing

The seas around Oyster Pond are some of the best places in the Caribbean for fishermen looking to catch large fish like marlin.

If you enjoy fishing you might be happy to discover there are a few charter fishing services in this area. Those interested can get more information about fishing in this area can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Robinson Speed Boat Tours

The chart below provides you with some details regarding local providers that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Oyster Pond
Name Phone Location
Blue Safaris (721) 526-2749 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Captain Alan's Boat Charters (721) 580-0377 0.2 mi. East of Central Oyster Pond
Lord Sheffield (721) 552-0875 Point Blanche, 3.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Oyster Pond
Offshore Sensations Philipsburg (721) 527-1444 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Pirate Tours (305) 879-0941 3.1 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Robinson Speed Boat Tours (721) 581-3798 3.0 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Soualiga Destinations (631) 458-0543 2.9 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond

If you want to find out about charter operators and local marinas go to this article.

Shopping

St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop

If there are some people who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- more than 42 retail stores are located in this area. Visit this page if you're interested in learning about shopping in and around Oyster Pond.

Sightseeing

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

You should plan on spending some of your time exploring the sights, sounds and culture of Oyster Pond. Area sights include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will probably have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Navigate here to find our discussion of area sightseeing and attractions.

Information concerning a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be found right below.

Sightseeing Services Near Oyster Pond
Name Phone Location
Fun and Roll (721) 523-9672 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Transco (059) 087-3016 French Cul de Sac, 1.5 mi. Northwest of Central Oyster Pond
Winston Sightseeing Tours (059) 087-2561 French Cul de Sac, 1.5 mi. Northwest of Central Oyster Pond

Snorkeling

Fun and Roll

If you like the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Oyster Pond. Use this link to read our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.

Spas

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to learn there are a few in the area. Go to this page about nearby spas if you want additional facts.

Tennis

If you want to play some tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Oyster Pond
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Hotel La Plantation Mont Vemon, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond 2 check
La Plantation Orient Bay Resort Griselle, 2.3 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond 2 check
Club Orient Resort 2.0 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond 2 check

For example, Hotel La Plantation allows you to extend your play time into the evening hours, when the lights come on.

Other Activities

Information about a few other activities are shown in the following table.

Other Activities Near Oyster Pond
Name Type Phone Location
Bayside Riding Club Horseback Riding Site (590) 557-6822 1.7 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
Kontiki Watersport Watersports Operator (059) 087-4327 2.1 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
Wind Adventures Watersports Operator (059) 029-4157 Griselle, 2.2 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
 

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