Why Not Go?

The island of Sint Maarten/St. Martin is the smallest space to be shared by two countries. For over three centuries, these Caribbean countries have co-existed so peacefully that a visitor can cross borders from one nation to the other without realizing it. Sint Maarten, the Dutch half of this divided island, is home to more than seventy nationalities, and is one of the most well developed islands in the Caribbean. Philipsburg, its capital, is a hub for cruise lines and duty-free shopping, but… more…

Areas within Sint Maarten

Oyster Pond

Philipsburg

Simpson Bay

Accommodations

With Dutch influences (and a little from the French), Sint. Maarten has something unique to offer its visitors when it comes to accommodations. Travelers will find the best deals are usually in package vacations, which can be booked on both sides of the island. What attracts most people to St. Maarten is its Dutch heritage and the wonderment of two different nations coexisting so peacefully on such a small tract of land. The Dutch side of the island is beloved for its modern ambiance,… more…

Hotels

There are numerous reasons why a trip… more…

Villa Complexes

Private rentals are somewhat less… more…

Villa Rentals

Standalone villas are also very popular… more…

Activities

If you imagine yourself being kept busy from the time you wake up until… more…

Snorkeling

Ideal water conditions and a beautiful underwater landscape means that… more…

Diving

Tourists flock to Sint Maarten with hopes of taking advantage of the… more…

Fishing

Fishing the waters that surround St.… more…

Nightlife

Known for hosting some of the most… more…

Shopping

About 50 years ago, St. Maarten became… more…

Attractions

There is never a dull moment in St. Maarten – unless you want there to be. With so many attractions to see and beaches to lounge on,… more…

Landmarks

As you explore St. Maarten, you'll begin to see that almost all of the… more…

Beaches

If you're staying on the Dutch side of the island, you'll have plenty… more…

Natural Attractions

Restaurants

Despite being the Dutch side of the island, St. Maarten is overrun with French restaurants, but that seems to be a-okay with locals and tourists… more…

Food

The dining options of the Caribbean are indicative of the area's diverse… more…

Events & Festivals

Every year, the islands of the Caribbean host hundreds of carnivals,… more…

Nightlife

Snorkeling

Ideal water conditions and a beautiful underwater landscape means that a visit to St. Maarten is a great time to get in some snorkeling. If you've never participate in the sport before, you'll find this to be a great place to get started, and if you are a snorkeling pro, this is your chance to… more…

Sailing & Boating

Well kept marinas, pleasant sailing conditions and easy access to… more…

Fishing

Fishing the waters that surround St. Maarten almost always… more…

Diving

Tourists flock to Sint Maarten with hopes of taking… more…

Transportation

The variety of culture, food and beautiful white sand beaches make St.… more…

Air Travel

While there is one small airport located in St. Martin, most tourists… more…

Ferries

Sint Maarten is an especially popular hub for ferry services thanks to… more…

Rental Cars

Many travelers like to be in control of… more…

Sailing & Boating

Well kept marinas, pleasant sailing… more…

Taxis

One of the easiest ways to get around… more…

Weather

While weather patterns vary from island to island in the Caribbean, the one thing that is consistent about Caribbean weather is its year-round beauty.… more…

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