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Seaview Beach Hotel Amid the town center’s shops and eateries, this unassuming hotel faces Great Bay Beach and its boardwalk. It’s a 7-minute walk from Sint Maarten Museum and 11 km from Princess Juliana airport
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Holland House: In the heart of Philipsburg, yet right on the beach, experience St. Maarten’s casual lifestyle at Holland House.
Seaview Beach Hotel Amid the town center's shops and eateries, this unassuming hotel faces Great Bay Beach and its boardwalk. It's a 7-minute walk from Sint Maarten Museum and 11 km from Princess Juliana airport
On the boardwalk along the beach, this charming, laid-back hotel close to restaurants has views of the Great Bay and mountains. It's a minute's walk from Sint Maarten Museum
Entertainment or Unique Tours:
Beaches, tours, and water sports make this island attractive for tourists.
Attractions such as
- Loterie Farm
- Fort Amsterdam
- Simpsons Bay Bridge
- The Salt Pickers
- Slave Emancipation Statue
- National Nature Reserve of St. Maarten
- Seaside Nature Park
- Great Salt Pond,
- Little Bay Pond,
- Parotte Ville
- Loterie Farm
- Parrot Ville Bird Park
The Dutch side of the island St. Maarten has the nightlife of the island through its Paradise Plaza and Diamond casinos. Restaurants, clubs, and lounges that feature live dance music of the calypso beat.
Island is known for its Dutch historic culture, charm, and excellent cuisines.
Philipsburg.Carnival: St. Maarten Carnival is the largest and longest-running event in the region. It can run from April 14th – May 3rd, 2021. Located on the waterfronts on the main streets of
Lime & Dine:
The national dish of St.Maarten is Stewed Conch and dumplings
- Little Bay Beach
- Great Bay Beach
- Indigo Bay
- Maho Beach
- Mullet Bay
- Simpson Bay Beach
- Kim Sha Beach
- Dawn Beach
- Duana Bay Beach
- Gibbs Beach
- Pelican Key
- Oyster Bay Beach
Water sporting activities such as Biking, Boating, Sailing, Fishing, Golf, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Parasailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Water jets, Sea trek, Kite surfing, Surfing, Paddling and Cycle routes.
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Bike & Scooter Rentals:
All options of bike, scooter, and gears available
Ample options available
Link: Taxies St.Martin
Public transportation is limited to small busses that run between major areas. There is no schedule or bus stop, you just watch for a bus (minivan) to approach and flag them down.
Wheelchair accessibility available
Airport: Princess Juliana International Airport
Commercial airlines: Air France, KLM, and others
By sea: Cruise ships, Private Yachting/Boating, and Private Plane
About the Island
St. Maarten is a half-side island is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
Capital: Philipsburg – Dutch side
Population: 8,123 (January 2019 census)
Area: 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Country: Netherlands (The Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Methodist
Language: Dutch, English, Spanish, and Papiamento
Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
St. Martin / Sint Maarten, dating back to 4,000 BC. Around 800 AD most Caribbean islands were settled by Arawak Indians who arrived from South America. After the Spanish invasion, the Dutch and French settled and agreed to divide the island. in 1817.
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