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Windsurfing

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).

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Simpson Bay

Simpson Bay (Sint Maarten) — Skirting the runway of Princess Juliana International Airport and the picturesque fishing village of Simpson Bay, this undeveloped strip of fine sand runs to the foot of the “Pointe Burgeaux” rocks.

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Scuba Diving

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 […]

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Princess Casino

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 […]

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Orient Bay

Orient Bay (beach) — Known as the “Saint Tropez of the Caribbean”, Orient Bay (Baie Orientale) beach, situated in the north-eastern part of the island, is one of the island’s largest and most popular beaches. The beach offers a full range of tourist amenities, including beach restaurants, hotels, shops and watersports. Orient Bay is a […]

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Mullet Bay Golf Course

Mullet Bay Golf Course (Sint Maarten) – this golf course (the only one on the entire island of Saint Martin) is located near the largest hotel complexes on the (Dutch side of the) island.  On the edge of Mullet Bay beach, a clever golf course dodges in and out of the Caribbean coast and the […]

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Maho Beach

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 […]

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Loterie Farm

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 […]

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Le Galion

Le Galion (Galion Beach – Quartier d’Orléans) — The ultimate family beach, Galion Beach is a favorite spot for local families during island festivities.  Le Galion is a surfers’ and windsurfers’ paradise and is well sheltered and protected from the ocean swell by its coral reef. Here, you can also practice snorkeling, sea kayaking, stand […]

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Ilet Pinel

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 […]