This single island is shared by two nations, The Netherlands and France.
Each side of the island carries their own personalities and are CO-governed
along with their European counterpart. On the French side, St. Martin, you
will find a pretty, quiet and stylish side of the island. On the Dutch side,
St. Maarten, you will find it to be highly developed around the port of
Philipsburg where cruise ships frequently stop in order to let their
passengers enjoy duty-free shopping. On this special island, English is
spoken everywhere. For people who love the sun, they will love this island.
Surrounded by 37 beaches, finding a place to relax and enjoy some sun is not
St. Martin has over 200 restaurants and the cuisine ranges from Asian, Italian, North African, West Indian, Creole and French dishes. Also enjoy perfect golf games, tennis games or horseback riding. St. Maarten is also perfect for all of those fabulous watersports.
The Friendly Island of Sint Maarten Saint Martin is the smallest piece of land shared by two countries - Holland and France. "It's a little European with a lot Caribbean. " In the 36 square mile area, you will find yourself swept away by the breathtaking landscape, fluttering butterflies, blue turquoise waters, beautiful white sand beaches, luscious food, delightful Duty Free shopping, exciting nightlife and glorious Caribbean sunshine. St. Maarten St. Martin offers a delightful array of entertainment for families to honeymooners.
During the day, aside from catching some rays and relaxing on the beach with a good book, there are many different activities available to experience on the island. Horseback riding, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, windsurfing, jet-skiing, kayaking, hiking, sailing and deep sea fishing are just a few of the popular activities to get your vacation senses excited! During the evenings, enjoy the exciting nightlife of steel bands, casinos, dance clubs, open-air cafes and incredible fine dining. What ever your tropical vacation desires, you are sure to find it on Sint Maarten Saint Martin.