Tips & Tricks
Scuba Diving — along the coasts of Saint-Martin / Sint Maarten, over 55 sites are currently listed and visited daily by dive centers, which welcome every year a growing number of passionate lovers of the subsea. From beginners to masters, all levels can find here welcoming structures to start discovering the island´s largest playground: its […]
Maho Beach (Sint Maarten) – located on the Dutch side of the island, Maho Beach is world-famous for its unique location right at the business end of the Princess Juliana Airport runway. Crowds gather simply to watch jumbo jets take off and land. Don’t leave anything on the beach under the flight path as the […]
Windsurfing – visitors interested in this watersport activity are often advised to visit Galion Bay (Saint Martin) from November to May – which reputedly offers some of the best windsurfing conditions on the island. Such travelers can contact for further details: Wind Adventures (www.wind-adventures.com) and Windy Reef (www.windyreef.com).
Ilet Pinel (Pinel Island)(beach) — this small paradise island lies just off the east coast of Saint Martin, at the heart of the Nature Reserve. Legend has it that in his attempt to capture the island of Saba, the buccaneer Pinel was driven back by the island’s inhabitants who hurled great rocks down on the […]
Loterie Farm (Route de Pic du Paradis 103, Rambaud, Saint Martin) – this is a 150-acre natural reserve owned and operated by American expat B.J. Welch. There are hiking trails where eco-tourists can see native forests with tamarind, gum, mango and mahogany trees, and even some wildlife. There is also a leisure area consisting of […]
Princess Casino (Princess Port de Plaisance, 155 Union Road, Cole Bay, Sint Maarten) — The Princess Casino at Princess Port de Plaisance is the largest casino on the island and one of the largest in the entire Caribbean. The casino features more than 12,000 sq. ft. of gaming tables, slots (including a second floor devoted […]