Shopping in Oyster Pond

Shopping on St. Maarten and St. Martin is hugely popular thanks to the lack of duty and the many, many boutiques selling luxury goods from Europe.  Oyster Pond seems to slip between the cracks as a border town with nothing special to offer as far as shopping is concerned.  It is recommended that if you need anything beyond your basic necessities or a simple souvenir that you head to Philipsburg or Marigot. 

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you're hoping to find some souvenirs you might enjoy a visit to St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop, which is found within Philipsburg, 2.7 mi. South West of central Oyster Pond. The gift shop for {% link_to 545119 %} has authentic Caribbean items abound. If you're looking for an original gift to give to a friend or family member and you would like to support a good cause at the same time, then stop by the shop. If you are looking to call in advance, do so at (599) 542-4917.

A second place to consider is Shipwreck Oyster Bay, which is found 2.8 mi. (4.6 km) to the northeast of St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop. Souvenir shopping at its finest, Shipwrecks is the best loved gift shop around -- and has been for over 40 years. Generation upon generation of tourists have found their favorite commemorative items with this company. Guests will find them on Emerald Merit Road.

Another place you might enjoy is Shipwreck St. Rose Arcade. The "second shop on Front Street," this is just one branch of the most popular souvenir and gift shop on the island. Featuring a wide selection of high-quality options, if there is a particular item you're hoping to find, you can bet it is available here. They are located on Front Street.

The table just below lists more details concerning 9 of the gift and souvenir shops in and around Oyster Pond.

Gifts and Souvenirs Around Oyster Pond
Name Phone Location
Dimples (721) 542-6522 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Emile's Place (721) 542-6091 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Oyster Pond
Jackie's Gift Shop (721) 543-1004 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Shipwreck Island Living (721) 542-5358 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Shipwreck Oyster Bay (721) 542-5358 0.3 mi. East of Central Oyster Pond
Shipwreck St. Rose Arcade -- 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop (599) 542-4917 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Tantie Pearl Unique Gifts (721) 542-4069 Zorg En Rust, 2.0 mi. West of Central Oyster Pond
The Dutch Blue Delft Blue Gallery (721) 542-5204 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond

Specialty Shops

One of the interesting specialty retailers in the area is The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina. This store is found in the heart of Oyster Pond. You can purchase and rent everything you need to your diving adventure at this location, and if you're having a problem with any items, they are capable of fixing the issue. If you're interested in signing up for dive excursions, The Scuba Shop works with Dive Safaris to help make that happen. Guests can reach them at (721) 586-5339.

Another good option is Les Exotiques, which is located less than a mile away from The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina. At the gallery, you will be able to walk around and explore the many different finished works, and maybe even take a look at a work in progress. Additionally, most of the displayed sets are for sale, so if there are any in particular like, you will be able to take it home with you. You'll be able to find them at 76 Rue de la Flibuste.

Pandora Front Street: They have charms, necklaces, rings, bangles, earrings, promotions, the Essence collection, gifts, Pandora Rose, gold jewelry and Disney collection jewelry. You'll be able to find them at 12-2 Front Street.

Many specialty shops in or near Oyster Pond are listed here:

Specialty Shops Around Oyster Pond
Name Type Phone Location
Art Gallery Dona Bryhiel Art Gallery (059) 087-4393 Central Oyster Pond
Caribbean Pictoriar Art Gallery (059) 087-4451 Central Oyster Pond
DI Watch & Design Watch Store -- 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Diamonds International Jewelry Store -- 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Diamonds International Jewelry Store -- 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Les Exotiques Art Gallery (059) 029-5376 Central Oyster Pond
Milano 13 Jewelry Store (721) 527-2250 2.4 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Milano 14 Jewelry Store (721) 542-2259 2.4 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Nanette Bearden Fine Arts Gallery Art Gallery (721) 543-1540 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Pandora Front Street Jewelry Store (721) 542-1109 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Tanzanite International Jewelry Store -- 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina Dive Shop (721) 586-5339 Central Oyster Pond

Clothing and Apparel

Looking for clothing? Perhaps you would enjoy Lacoste Philipsburg -- it's located within Philipsburg, 2.8 mi. South West of central Oyster Pond. Lacoste sells a variety of brand products, though are most famous for their men's polos and intense colognes. Shoppers will also be able to year-round clothing including jeans, skirts, shorts, and light sweaters. If you want to know more, call them at (721) 542-2094.

Take a moment to read the following table if you want more information.

Clothing and Apparel Near Oyster Pond
Name Type Phone Location
Beach Avenue Boutique (721) 542-1314 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Crocs Front Street Shoe Store (721) 542-1077 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Crocs Harbour Shoe Store (721) 642-9364 Point Blanche, 3.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Oyster Pond
Donna Boutique Boutique (059) 087-3193 Cul De Sac, 3.3 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
Faconnable Boutique (721) 542-2444 2.7 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
La Petite Boutique Boutique (059) 087-8542 4.0 mi. Northwest of Central Oyster Pond
La Plantation Boutique Boutique (059) 029-5807 Griselle, 2.3 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
Lacoste Philipsburg Boutique (721) 542-2094 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond

Food and Grocery

Check this table for more information.

Food and Grocery Stores Near Oyster Pond
Name Type Phone Location
Alvin's Grocery Grocery Store (059) 087-3097 French Cul de Sac, 1.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Oyster Pond
Cake 'R Us Bakery (721) 542-1750 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Oyster Pond
Fresh & Food Grocery Store (721) 542-0834 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Oyster Pond
Opu's Home Baker Bakery (721) 542-0739 Middle Region, 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Oyster Pond
Sang's Super Center Grocery Store -- 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond
Steve Cash & Carry Grocery Store (721) 542-5474 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Oyster Pond
Tap Five Bakery (059) 077-1213 Griselle, 2.3 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
 

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