Shopping in Oyster Pond

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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 enjoy shopping for souvenirs you might want to check out St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop, which is located in 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 would like to call ahead of time, you can do so at (599) 542-4917.

A second option is Shipwreck Oyster Bay, which is located 2.8 mi. (4.6 km) to the northeast of St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop. In addition to a huge selection of souvenirs and gifts that are stamped to commemorate your time on the island, this location also sells snacks and drinks, rum, and toiletries. They're on Emerald Merit Road.

A third place to consider 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. The property can be found on Front Street.

The table just below lists more information on the 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 area's popular speciality shops is The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina. They're located in the heart of Oyster Pond. Specializing in a whole host of watersports apparel and equipment, The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina is more than your typical dive operation. If you'd like to call ahead of time, you can do so at (721) 586-5339.

Another option is Les Exotiques, which is found less than a mile to the north of The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina. Explore the artistic creations Marie Moine, as she crafts, paints, and displays her ceramic pieces that include a variety of painted plates as well as framed portraits. The high quality works found here have garnished fans from around the world, and might just do the same to you. The property is located at 76 Rue de la Flibuste.

Pandora Front Street: They are open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and if there is a ship in the port, ten they are open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday. The property can be found at 12-2 Front Street.

The following chart lists some key facts concerning the specialty shops in Oyster Pond or its vicinity.

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

Want to shop for some clothing? You might enjoy a visit to Lacoste Philipsburg -- which is located in 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 are looking to call ahead, you can do so at (721) 542-2094.

Lots of the apparel shops in or near Oyster Pond are provided down below.

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

Review the table just below to learn more.

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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