Welcome to
Philipsburg!


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Philipsburg

The beaches of Philipsburg are often busy with cruise ship passengers trying to squeeze in as much time in the sand as possible. Great Bay Beach is a favorite thanks to its…

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Things to
See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
Philipsburg

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Activities

Just one mile of coastline backed by four streets makes up the city structure of St. Maarten's Philipsburg, but there is much activity to keep this already busy tourist town going.…

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Shopping

You can imagine that as the Caribbean's only 100 percent duty free and tax…

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Nightlife

For nightlife in Philipburg, your top choices are Front Street and the Boardwalk.…

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Fishing

Anglers staying in the Philipsburg area are in luck because they have easy access to the St. Maarten/St. Barths Drop-Off,…

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Sailing & Boating

Known for its excellent docking and repair facilities, St. Maarten has become a…

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Casinos

At the heart of the casino scene in Sint Maarten is Philipsburg. There are…

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Of St. Maarten's towns, Philipsburg is perhaps the busiest, with so much to see and do. Taking the time to get in some snorkeling may well be one of the most relaxing several…

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Landmarks

When you've had your fill of duty-free shopping and many lazy hours in the sand, plan to take a tour of Philipsburg which…

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Bikes & Mopeds

A popular way to get in a day of sightseeing around historic Philipsburg is to rent a bike or scooter and zip around on…

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Attractions

Philipsburg is the main town and most popular tourist destination in St. Maarten. It is especially known for its…

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Although it has long been a popular dive site, Philipburg is best known these days for its dive centers which regularly host shark dives, allowing adventurous divers to get up close…

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Phillipsburg is one of a handful of towns on the dual national island that offers not only a high number of dining establishments, but a high number of impressive dining establishments.…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
Philipsburg

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Accommodations:

Philipsburg's Dutch heritage is evident in the landscaping and architecture, which makes staying in any of the accommodations at this destination a unique experience for the eye.…

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Hotels

Although the types of accommodations in Philipsburg vary allowing guests to find a property that works in their budget…

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Villa Rentals

Standalone villas are a good option in and around Philipsburg. Those interested can find a variety of unique villa styles…

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Beaches, shopping, and dining are the top three reasons that tourists visit Philipsburg. There is a fourth type of attraction that warrants some attention as well: sites that…

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Home to the international airport, the cruise ship dock, and the ferry terminal, Philipsburg is clearly St. Maarten's hub of transportation. That doesn't mean you should just…

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Travel Planning Fundamentals for
Philipsburg


Philipsburg

Driving

Self-navigating the Caribbean is an ideal way to feel at home on your vacation island. What's more, you'll have the freedom…

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Philipsburg may be one of the top shopping destinations in the Caribbean, but there is time for other activities as well – like getting pampered at one of the numerous day…

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Air Travel

If you're planning to stay in Philipsburg during your time in St. Maarten, you'll be especially pleased to find out that…

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Ferries

In the Caribbean, ferries are as normal as a public bus system in large cities in the United States. They offer…

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Sailing & Boating

Known for its excellent docking and repair facilities, St. Maarten has become a top yachting destination in the Caribbean…

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