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Inside Background
St. Maarten is generally considered a safe place to visit, but as with any...
Last edited: July 29, 2014
The history of the Caribbean is filled with stories of colonial imperialism...
Last edited: May 19, 2006
Phillipsburg - Dutch side capital where the cruise ships dock.  Great duty free...
Last edited: September 03, 2013
You can find any number of guide books that will help you plan a dream trip to...
Last edited: September 16, 2011
http://www.st-mar... side Tourist Office http://www.vacati... side Tourist...
Last edited: March 17, 2010
The weather in St. Maarten is fairly consistent year-round with temperatures...
Last edited: August 18, 2011
St. Martin is a 37 sq. mile island divided between two countries; French St...
Last edited: February 13, 2012
Avoid ACE Car Rental on Airport Road on St. Maarten.  Relatives were just back...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
St Martin is a wonderful vacation spot with a taste of Europe, wonderful...
Last edited: November 15, 2014
Inside Transportation
One great way to get to/from St. Martin is by ferry. It's easy to get to...
Last edited: February 12, 2012
While all of the below information is of great help, one must be wary of the...
Last edited: June 20, 2014
Public transportation is limited to small busses that run between major areas...
Last edited: May 05, 2006
Some car rental companies at the cruise terminal can be way too eager to get...
Last edited: August 14, 2014
If you are considering renting a scooter, motorcycle or bicycle, please refer...
Last edited: May 18, 2006
Inside Things to Do
Visit the FlyZone on the French Side -- it is a zipline adventure course for...
Last edited: February 27, 2014
Traveling to St. Martin can be any easy trip due to the short distance from...
Last edited: April 16, 2007
Grand Casse--every Tuesday evening  Simpson Bay:  Prive' Hookah & Sky...
Last edited: September 24, 2013
Every trip to St. Maarten should include a visit with Ruby Bute, one of the...
Last edited: December 14, 2008
Shopping? Did you say shopping in St. Maarten? What a fine idea. There are tons...
Last edited: June 20, 2006
Baie des Petites Cayes is a beach on the northeast side of St. Martin.  It is...
Last edited: January 26, 2013
SXM has a fairly relaxed attitude towards beach nudity and is one of the...
Last edited: April 02, 2014
Nettle Bay, in French called "Baie Nettlé", is a long, flat, usually calm beach...
Last edited: November 29, 2013
If you are visiting Philipsburg, there is a Water Taxi service that runs every...
Last edited: April 04, 2014
Baie Rouge is a picturesque beach in the Terres Basses (Lowlands) area on St...
Last edited: August 15, 2010
Loterie Farm, located at the base of Pic Paradis, is not a farm at all!  It is...
Last edited: December 05, 2012
Unfortunately, late in September a tropical storm eroded the beach quite badly...
Last edited: November 08, 2010
Mullet Bay has the most amazing water in the world when the water is calm, The...
Last edited: July 14, 2013
Orient Beach is a very nice beach that is situated in a relatvely isolated part...
Last edited: July 30, 2010
Pinel Island is a little gem just a short boat ride off French Cul-de-sac. It's...
Last edited: June 14, 2014
  Seaside Nature Park is a beautiful spot on the Dutch side of St Maarten. It...
Last edited: July 19, 2014
Inside Dining Scene
For an island that is only 37 square miles in size (approximately 7 miles by 5...
Last edited: May 10, 2010
There are lots of great bakeries all over the island.  A favorite is La...
Last edited: May 08, 2008
St Martin / St Maarten is in general quite an expensive island, there are...
Last edited: February 16, 2013
90% of restaurants are either entirely outdoors or have a large seating section...
Last edited: April 15, 2007
Authentic German Cuisine near Simpson Bay in St. Maarten (Dutch side)
Last edited: May 12, 2008
Inside For Foreign Visitors
The official currency of St. Maarten is the Antillean (not the Dutch) guilder...
Last edited: April 29, 2013
Arriving on St. Maarten / St Martin from North America currently requires a...
Last edited: April 17, 2013
90% of the residents on both sides of the island speak English.  French is...
Last edited: May 19, 2006
Calling from St. Maarten / St Martin can be expensive.  The phone systems are...
Last edited: March 12, 2014
There are a few Medical Facilities in St Maarten/St. Martin.  One that is...
Last edited: March 17, 2007