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 or gifts you should think about visiting St. Maarten Museum Gift Shop, which is found within Philipsburg, 2.7 mi. South West of central Oyster Pond. They are open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Guests can reach them at (599) 542-4917.

Another option is Shipwreck Oyster Bay, which is found 2.8 mi. (4.6 km) away from 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. Guests will be able to 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. The property can be found on Front Street.

The table just below provides you with some details concerning 9 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 more popular specialty retailers is The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina. This venue is found within 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. If you would like to call ahead of time, do so at (721) 586-5339.

Another good option is Les Exotiques, which is located within a mile to the north of 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. They're located 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. Find them at 12-2 Front Street.

The following chart offers some key facts regarding the 12 specialty shops in the vicinity of Oyster Pond.

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 some clothing? You might want to try Lacoste Philipsburg -- it's found 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 call before making reservations, do so at (721) 542-2094.

Take some time to look through the following chart to learn more.

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 out 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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