4 reasons to visit St Maarten
Sint Maarten is an island that is part of the Netherlands Kingdom in the Caribbean, and is especially interesting because the peaceful dual ownership of the island. Indeed the small caribbean island is divided between France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
St Maarten is the Dutch side of the island and Saint Martin is the French side. If you’re looking for a wonderful place to have a great time, look no further because St Maarten has it all.
Excursions in St. Maarten would not be complete without some time spent at one of the 37 beautiful beaches. Snorkeling, diving, sailing and wind sailing are just some of the popular ocean activities that you can do. Cupecoy Beach is a popular destination near the French border to see the sunset and Dawn Beach is an amazing spot to watch a sunrise. Great Bay is a beautiful white sand beach where you can see and be seen, and Guana Bay is a more secluded area.
The Dutch side of St Maarten is known for a amazing nightlife, complete with casino. St. Maarten’s offers a wealth of nightclubs and hot spots, whether you want to dance or relax with a local rum, you’re sure to find the perfect place to enjoy the warm night air in Sint Maarten.
St Maarten Shopping is one of the activities that is popular with all tourists due to the duty free. You can find an amazing selection of local art, handcrafted items, jewelry, tobacco, liquor and exotic food. Since the tiny island enjoys a Duty Free status, there is no problem with importing goods – which means great deals for you. This makes shopping one of the most popular activities especially in Philipsburg St. Maarten.
Saint Maarten features many wonderful sights to see, loved by tourists and locals alike. One of these is a gorgeous restored Italian carousel, known simply as The Carousel where you can excellent ice creams which is the perfect destination if you bring children to the island. Marigot Market offers shopping and local flair and Fort Saint Louis is a popular historical attraction. You shouldn’t miss the butterfly farm where you can see hundreds of beautiful butterflies.
Whether you’re looking for a wild nightlife or a beautiful beach getaway, you can have it all and more when you plan a vacation to St Maarten.