Why Not Go?

Located on one small Caribbean island, French St. Martin shares its space with its Dutch neighbor of the same name; Sint Maarten. While many visitors will enjoy both these islands together, each one by itself offers a unique experience and it is no surpise that this destination was ranked as the fourth best island in the Caribbean by USA Today in… more…

Best Time to Visit

Travelers journeying to the peaceful neighbors of St. Martin will be… more…

Areas within St. Martin

Grand Case

Marigot

Orient Bay

Activities

When planning a trip to the Caribbean, most people imagine themselves lying on the beach with the sun beating down on them and a fruity drink in hand. While this is a great way to spend your St. Martin trip, there is plenty to do for those who envision a more exciting vacation. If you are intrigued… more…

Diving

Though St. Martin is not considered one of the top snorkeling and diving… more…

Bikes & Mopeds

Some free spirits prefer to use two wheels rather than… more…

Fishing

The waters of the Caribbean Sea are home to some of the… more…

Accommodations

The variety in culture and overall atmosphere of the greater island attracts many tourists to St. Martin. Travelers can spend their time relaxing and soaking up some sun on any of the peaceful white sand beaches on the French side, and then head over to the Dutch side for some gambling and exciting nightlife. Vacationers… more…

Hotels

When you choose to stay on the French… more…

Villa Complexes

Villas and cottages are also available… more…

All Inclusive

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Snorkeling

Depending on who you ask, St. Martin is said to have some of the finest snorkeling in the region, or it is said to be a bit lackluster. The best thing to do with this knowledge is determine to find out for yourself just how good the snorkeling is in St. Martin Conditions in the waters surrounding… more…

Sailing & Boating

The Caribbean is a popular spot for sailing and yachting adventures.… more…

Fishing

The waters of the Caribbean Sea are home to some of the… more…

Diving

Though St. Martin is not considered one of the top… more…

Weddings

If you are seeking an unforgettable wedding experience, you should consider planning to host your big event in beautiful St. Martin/St. Maarten. From… more…

Cruises

St. Maarten has become a popular destination for cruise ships, and has a major cruise ship port that welcomes about 650,000 cruise ship passengers a year.… more…

Packing

When packing your luggage for your St. Martin vacation, you have a number of decisions to make. From what clothes you'll wear, to which toiletries are most… more…

Beaches

The shared Caribbean island of Saint Martin and Sint Maarten is filled with natural beauty. Whether you're interested in seeing the French side or the Dutch side (or a bit of both!) there are plenty of beautiful beaches to behold. This tiny island is home to 36 beaches in total that run the gamut from tranquil to topless to toddler-friendly. Some of the island's most beautiful beaches are hard to reach, so travelers may want to plan ahead for their visit. But other equally beautiful… more…

Restaurants

Attractions

There are a plethora of incredible… more…

Clothing

The attire in St. Martin is generally informal, and ranges from none at… more…

Currency

Vacationers from the United States and most of Europe should have no… more…

Crime

Falling victim to a crime, even a petty crime, can ruin a dream vacation.… more…

Culture

Both the French and Dutch sides of St.… more…

Electricity

Travelers from the United States and… more…

Events & Festivals

With so many events and festivals taking… more…

Transportation

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

Air Travel

While there are two airports on St. Martin/St. Maarten, only the one on… more…

Ferries

Traveling by ferry between St. Martin and a collection of neighboring… more…

Rental Cars

It seems like second nature for most… more…

Sailing & Boating

The Caribbean is a popular spot for… more…

Taxis

Taxis are readily available on St.… more…

Food

The cuisine of Saint Martin and Sint Maarten is famous for it's skilled chefs and fine cuisine, attracting food connoisseurs from around the world to sample the French and Creole cooking popular on the island. Travelers to the island can choose the type of dining atmosphere they want, from posh and… more…

Budgeting

Whether you stay on Dutch Sint Maarten, French St. Martin, or go between… more…

Tipping

When visiting St. Maarten and St. Martin, vacationers… more…

History

Long before Christopher Columbus spotted the islands of… more…

Attractions

There are a plethora of incredible attractions to take in on the dual-nation island of Saint Martin and Sint Maarten. The French side of the… more…

Landmarks

If you want to explore all that this dual-nation island has to offer,… more…

Beaches

The shared Caribbean island of Saint Martin and Sint Maarten is filled… more…

Weather

Being in the tropics, and close to the equator, St. Martin and Sint Maarten experience very little variation in temperature throughout the year. In addition to the temperature, vacationers should consider humidity, tradewinds, rainfall and hurricane season when thinking about the climate of the island. Temperatures will range anywhere from 75 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. The average… more…

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