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Inside Background
St. Maarten is generally considered a safe place to visit, but as with any...
Last edited: 29 July 2014
The history of the Caribbean is filled with stories of colonial imperialism...
Last edited: 19 May 2006
St. Martin, isle of picturesque villages. The best way to discover the way of...
Last edited: 25 July 2016
You can find any number of guide books that will help you plan a dream trip to...
Last edited: 23 August 2016
http://www.st-mar... side Tourist Office http://www.vacati... side Tourist...
Last edited: 17 March 2010
The weather in St. Maarten is fairly consistent year-round with temperatures...
Last edited: 22 October 2015
St. Martin is a 37 sq. mile island divided between two countries; French St...
Last edited: 13 February 2012
St Martin is a wonderful vacation spot with a taste of Europe, wonderful...
Last edited: 15 November 2014
Inside Transportation
One great way to get to/from St. Martin is by ferry. It's easy to get to...
Last edited: 12 February 2012
While all of the below information is of great help, one must be wary of the...
Last edited: 8 April 2015
Public transportation is limited to small busses that run between major areas...
Last edited: 5 May 2006
Some car rental companies at the cruise terminal can be way too eager to get...
Last edited: 26 February 2016
If you are considering renting a scooter, motorcycle or bicycle, please refer...
Last edited: 26 February 2016
Inside Things to Do
Visit the FlyZone on the French Side -- it is a zipline adventure course for...
Last edited: 27 February 2014
Traveling to St. Martin can be any easy trip due to the short distance from...
Last edited: 16 April 2007
A new nature park has opened on the Dutch side – The St. Maarten Bird Park.  It...
Last edited: 10 May 2016
Grand Casse--every Tuesday evening  Simpson Bay:  Prive' Hookah & Sky...
Last edited: 24 September 2013
Every trip to St. Maarten should include a visit with Ruby Bute, one of the...
Last edited: 14 December 2008
Shopping? Did you say shopping in St. Maarten? What a fine idea. There are tons...
Last edited: 20 June 2006
The beach on the north of the island  
Last edited: 27 January 2015
Baie des Petites Cayes is a beach on the northeast side of St. Martin.  It is...
Last edited: 26 January 2013
SXM has a fairly relaxed attitude towards beach nudity and is one of the...
Last edited: 2 April 2014
What's The Big Attraction At Maho Beach? Some years ago a documentary for The...
Last edited: 28 May 2015
Nettle Bay, in French called "Baie Nettlé", is a long, flat, usually calm beach...
Last edited: 29 November 2013
Пляж Simpson Bay
Last edited: 15 January 2015
If you are visiting Philipsburg, there is a Water Taxi service that runs every...
Last edited: 8 November 2015
Baie Rouge is a picturesque beach in the Terres Basses (Lowlands) area on St...
Last edited: 15 August 2010
Loterie Farm, located at the base of Pic Paradis, is not a farm at all!  It is...
Last edited: 5 December 2012
Unfortunately, late in September a tropical storm eroded the beach quite badly...
Last edited: 8 November 2010
Mullet Bay has the most amazing water in the world when the water is calm, The...
Last edited: 5 February 2015
Orient Beach is a very nice beach that is situated in a relatvely isolated part...
Last edited: 30 July 2010
Pinel Island is a little gem just a short boat ride off French Cul-de-sac. It's...
Last edited: 14 June 2014
  Seaside Nature Park is a beautiful spot on the Dutch side of St Maarten. It...
Last edited: 19 July 2014
Inside Dining Scene
For an island that is only 37 square miles in size (approximately 7 miles by 5...
Last edited: 10 May 2010
There are lots of great bakeries all over the island.  A favorite is La...
Last edited: 8 May 2008
St Martin / St Maarten is in general quite an expensive island, there are...
Last edited: 16 February 2013
90% of restaurants are either entirely outdoors or have a large seating section...
Last edited: 15 April 2007
Authentic German Cuisine near Simpson Bay in St. Maarten (Dutch side)
Last edited: 12 May 2008
Inside For Foreign Visitors
Major banks on the Dutch side include ScotiaBank, RBC (Royal Bank of Canada...
Last edited: 3 February 2016
Arriving on St. Maarten / St Martin from North America currently requires a...
Last edited: 17 April 2013
90% of the residents on both sides of the island speak English.  French is...
Last edited: 19 May 2006
Calling from St. Maarten / St Martin can be expensive.  The phone systems are...
Last edited: 12 March 2014
There are a few Medical Facilities in St Maarten/St. Martin.  The official...
Last edited: 9 September 2016