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.

You'll find 3 dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. Read this article concerning diving opportunities in this area if you want to find out more specifics.

Fishing

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

Hoping to reel in a big one during your vacation? You might be pleased to learn there are 3 charter operators in this area. You can go to this article concerning nearby fishing options if you need more specifics.

Sailing and Boating

Robinson Speed Boat Tours

The chart just below has a few details concerning firms that will help you spend some time 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
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
SXM St. Martin Catamarans Charters (069) 039-7457 Griselle, 2.4 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
Soualiga Destinations (631) 458-0543 2.9 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond

If you'd like to read about local marinas and charter options use this link.

Shopping

St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop

If you have some folks who enjoy window shopping in your group, they can have some fun exploring some of the 42 retail shops in the area. To get information on opportunities for shopping in Oyster Pond and nearby, read this article.

Sightseeing

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

You should plan on spending some time exploring the sights and sounds of life in Oyster Pond. The area features 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts are likely to have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Follow this link to find our page about area sightseeing and attractions.

Information concerning a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights can be found in the table 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 to snorkel you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Oyster Pond. Anyone who needs to learn more concerning opportunities to go snorkeling by clicking on this link.

Spas

Going to a spa just might be one of the highlights of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to discover there are several in the area. To see our complete guide to spas, check out this page.

Tennis

If you're a tennis player your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of 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 offers the option of playing in the evening hours, after the lights come on.

Other Activities

Take a moment to look through the following chart for information about other activities. to learn more. for information concerning other activities.

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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