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Address: Marigot Harbour, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: 0690162556

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Colorful Marigot Market...how to get there and back by bus from St. Phillisburg

Came in on a cruiseship to St. Phillisburg, which is the Dutch side of St. Maarten. Wanted to do Marigot first, which is on the French side. When you exit the Port, take a left... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Ontario
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70 reviews 70 reviews
55 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Came in on a cruiseship to St. Phillisburg, which is the Dutch side of St. Maarten. Wanted to do Marigot first, which is on the French side. When you exit the Port, take a left and follow the roadway, until you come to a Green fence with a cut-out of a girl in a Red Bikini holding a sign saying... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I spent some time at the market while touring St. Maarten. Many of the vendors have the typical tourist t-shirts and cheap souvenirs. If you look beyond that, there are several local artisans that have nice things. We bought a small sculpture crafted from the Tagua nut and a nice necklace. You don't need a lot of... More 

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Rowayton, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We vacation on Saint Martin every other year and always spend one day exploring Marigot. This year was the most disappointing one yet. The flea market vendors are seedy, the souvenirs expensive but cheaply made and the selection minimal. The only saving grace was Sarafinas for breakfast and La Vie en Rose for dinner.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I visited the French side of St. Maarten for the first time on February 26, 2015. Though I did enjoy the photo opportunities with the beautiful blue waters with the sailboats in the view, I was not impressed with the amount of trash and animal feces that I saw. I did visit the flea- market and found a jewelry stand... More 

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Moneta, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Marigot is one of the first places we go after getting settled in for our stay in Sint Maarten and we love to walk around through the market! This year we met Felicia...she makes dolls and head bands; we chatted with David...bought some tiles from him last year that we used in a new tiled shower; visited the Secret Spot... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We hit the market on Saturday monring at 8am. We met up with another traveler and shared a fresh fish. Bought some fish spice at another stand, a lime and back to the hotel. That fish was AMAZING! You can find some of everything if you go early enough

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N.J.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Unfortunately, Marigot has dwindled from an upscale lovely town to a to a mixture of many closed shops along with a handful or two of some decent stores and restaurants along with a small mall. It seems that most cruise ship visitors are funneled into the marketplace where there are stalls that seem to all be selling the same kitschy... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We took a cab from the cruise pier with two other couples and had a great time in the market buying gifts, etc.. Nice restaurants with good service although we only had a couple of beers. The cab then took us to Maho to see the planes landing and then back to the ship. Fun day!!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

There are numerous stalls set up so many types of souveniers are available. Some stalls sell the same thing for different prices so have a walk around.

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Southfield, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We took a St. Maarten Island Tour as part of a Royal Caribbean International tour. We enjoyed seeing the countryside, towns and landmarks as well as the seascape from the bus. We stopped in Marigot, the capital of the French side of the island. Though the market was largely forgettable, our guide recommended Sarafina's, a French bakery that served coffee,... More 

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