Our top 10 things to do on St. Martin | St. Maarten:
1. Visit Philipsburg:
Enjoy the historical sights of the Capital and visit the Heritage Museum to learn all about our history.
Combine this with some Tax-Free shopping and a lunch or beach day at Ocean Lounge part of the famous Holland House Beach Hotel, and you’ll enjoy the best day!
2. Around the Island Tour:
Explore the Island all around with a guided tour early during your visit. That way, you know where to enjoy your days the most as everyone has their preferences.
We recommend you JoJunie tours with the most experienced local drivers/tour guides.
Another great option is an ATV Island tour.
3. Loterie Farm:
Combine a healthy & sporty day with some ultimate relaxation. With the hiking trails and tree-top zip lines, you enjoy the biodiversity of the tropical forest while admiring monkeys, iguanas, and other wild Caribbean species.
After or instead you can relax at their spring-fed swimming pool and enjoy great food and drinks. Read more…
4. Tour on the Water:
Around the Island or to Anguilla. With so much water surrounding SXM there’s nothing better and more calming than to explore the island from the ocean.
Catamaran, Mono-haul, Powerboat, or Jet-Ski, we made a selection of the best ways to explore the island by sea, read more.
5. Pinel Island:
A trip to St. Maarten / St. Martin is not complete without visiting lovely Pinel Island. From the parking for $12 both ways, you can take the Ferry leaving every 30 min.
When on Pinel, you can enjoy hiking this small charming island, snorkeling around, and chill on the beach. There are beach chairs available for rent at Yellow Beach or Karibuni, where you can also enjoy refreshing drinks and a great lunch!
6. A night out in Simpson Bay/Cole Bay & Maho:
The party central of the Caribbean. With the largest Mega Yacht Marina’s, Sail Marina’s, and Hotels, there are people all around.
You can choose between an array of restaurants, bars, casinos, and clubs. From Karaoke, Acoustic to Salsa, Rock, Blues, and House music, one night will not be enough! Or join the two weekly Pub Crawl to explore 5 bars in one night. Read more.
7. Dinner evening in Grand Case:
The culinary Capital of the Caribbean, with world-class fine dining all around. Here you find the largest selection of fine European cuisine paired with the best wines!
You can also visit Lolo’s for a Caribbean BBQ experience or Rainbow Café for a beach club vibe with sunset, cocktails, and tapas. You probably like to come back several nights!
8. Beach visits:
A Caribbean vacation is not complete without visiting our Island Beaches. St. Maarten – St. Martin is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, make sure you visit some.
Don’t miss Mullet Bay, Happy Bay, Orient Bay, Grand Case Bay, Great Bay, Simpson Bay, Kim Sha, and Maho Beach. Some are great to relax, some for water activities and others to see planes coming over. See our list of beaches here, read more…
9. Visit Local producers:
Visit and support the makers of our local products. Guavaberry Rum, Topper’s Rhum, Sint Maarten Nectar, Tijon Perfumes, MaDouDou, Caribbean Brewing Company, Noco Art Studio, Art Craft Café, Art Box Gallery and lots more. Great products read more.
10. Relax, rejuvenate and be reborn:
What’s better before going home than to enjoy a relaxing massage with only 100% natural essential oils. Combine this with your own made perfume and a fresh hairstyle. A reset and a fresh start before entering “normal life,” relax and read more…
Other great sightseeing locations:
Fort Amsterdam, Fort Louis, Marigot shopping, ATV Tour, Trike Rental, Diving Tour, Rainforest Adventure Zipline, Birdpark visit, Amuseum Naturalis. Check out our webpage for most of the best options. Enjoy!