Wathey Square

Set in the heart of town, Wathery Square is a bustling port, shopping center, and more that serves as the unofficial town center.

Within the square, which is picturesque with its palm trees, Dutch style buildings, and view of the sea, has a tourist booth were visitors can gather information about the island, peddlers hawking their wares, and an 18th century courthouse.


Located near the middle of Philipsburg, Wathey Square happily welcomes residents and travelers who are rooming in this town or a nearby area. Whether or not you are staying in this location, you should feel free to stop by for some fun in the sun.

Nearby Restaurants

Don't worry if your visit to the park leaves you a bit hungry -- you'll discover a wide variety of restaurants within traveling distance. The most nearby place to eat to Wathey Square is Bardfoot Terrace Bar & Restaurant, a great eatery to eat at on your way to spending some time at Wathey Square. Bigwood Grill and Burger King Philipsburg are additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Burger King Philipsburg you and your group will want to test out American food and experience the flavors of St. Martin.

Nearby Attractions

There are at least one or two additional places of interest nearby, including The Courthouse, which is within traveling range in Philipsburg. You might want to also think about visiting The Salt Pickers, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Parks are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit in St. Martin. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Wathey Square
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
The Courthouse Historic Site 0.0 mi. (0.2 km) N Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Other Attraction 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) NNE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum -- -- Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 0.3 mi. (0.7 km) ESE Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Other Activities/Excursions -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
Fort Willem I Historic Site 0.9 mi. (1.3 km) W Little Bay
St. Maarten Zoo -- 1.0 mi. (1.5 km) N Philipsburg

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