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.


Wathey Square can be found near the middle of Philipsburg.

Nearby Restaurants

Don't worry if your visit to the park leaves you a bit hungry -- you will find a great concentration of local restaurants within traveling distance. The most convenient place to eat to Wathey Square is Bardfoot Terrace Bar & Restaurant, an ideal restaurant to have a bite to eat at before visiting Wathey Square. Bigwood Grill and Burger King Philipsburg offer additional refreshment choices nearby. At Burger King Philipsburg you and your group will be able to try a bite of American food and enjoy the St. Martin scene.

Nearby Attractions

Other nearby activities include The Courthouse, which is within traveling distance in Philipsburg. Also think about visiting The Salt Pickers, which is another nearby attraction.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

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 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
Fort Amsterdam Historic Site 1.1 mi. (1.6 km) SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg

Location: Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten


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