What can you do in Saint-Martin?

What can you do in Saint-Martin?


You want to travel and you have chosen Saint- Martin, the Friendly Island of two nationalities. But you wonder what you could do to fill your time of unforgettable memories. Don't worry. This destination has plenty of surprises in store for you! Be sure to have a successful holiday in Saint-Martin!

Visit Philipsburg

In Philipsburg, you would like to follow the route of the two main streets that make up the city: Back Street and Front Street. In these streets, many products are available in duty-free. For parties with friends over a drink, Front Street offers you bars and casinos. This will allow you to play a few games or just observe the fun atmosphere while sipping your drink.

The courthouse also requires a short visit. It represents one of the historic monuments of great importance in Saint Martin. You could also visit the Sint-Marteen museum. This will be an opportunity for you to get to know the history of the island and to discover objects from the Arawaks people. As you leave Philipsburg, don't forget to admire the breathtaking view from the ruins of Fort Amsterdam and Fort Willem I.

Discover the beaches in Saint-Martin

If there is one thing you cannot fail to do in Saint-Martin, it is the visit of the beaches. The island has 37 beaches, each more attractive than the others. Each one has its specific characteristics. You can find the quietest, wildest, most sporting or still the most heavenly ones. All holidaymakers in Saint Martin will therefore find out what to do during their stay. There is something for everyone. The beaches that might interest you are:

  • Mullet Bay
  • Red Bay
  • Baie de l'Embouchure
  • Galleon
  • Plum Bay
  • Grandes Cayes
  • Happy Bay>
  • Maho Beach
  • Visit one of these beaches is a must in Saint-Martin. Diving enthusiasts will have a great time indulging to their favourite aquatic activities. Maho Beach is the most popular beach and is the one that is the most visited by tourists. It is located not far from Juliana airport. You can relax by the shoreline in your deckchair to watch the planes land. You can also find bars nearby offering refreshments.

    Visit the highest peak on the island

    Come and experience great sensations in Saint Martin by visiting Pic Paradis. This is the highest summit of the island of Saint-Martin. Its 424 metres above sea level will offer you a magnificent panoramic view of the whole island and the neighbouring islands, especially the Caribbean and Marigot. It is also the starting point for many hiking trails for sportsmen and nature lovers. On your way, you could come across animal species such as monkeys, butterflies, iguanas... You can also reach it by car. It takes a good 15 minutes to go there.

    Your holiday in Saint-Martin can be great. All you have to do is find the right activity. While visiting, you will be able to get to know this two-faceted island better. The beaches are also ideal for moments of relaxation. Now it's up to you!