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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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So commercial, fine for the cruise ship passengers who want to buy mass produced items. Marigot... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Fun shopping on Front Street. Back Street is less authentic.

If you're looking for jewelry, this is the place to be. Negotiating is the name of the game. But... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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This crowded street is a popular tourist center for duty-free shopping.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So commercial, fine for the cruise ship passengers who want to buy mass produced items. Marigot has small French shops to enjoy No more front street for us Check the cruise ship schedule to see how many ships will be in port before going

Thank fellacher
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're looking for jewelry, this is the place to be. Negotiating is the name of the game. But don't accept their first offer. If they don't have to call someone, you haven't gotten down to the best prices. I found that the smaller shops...More

2  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Neither my wife nor I are big shoppers, so please take my review with that in mind. It seemed that almost all of the shops had the same touristy items, cigars, liquor, and beach gear for sale. The stores generally open up when cruise ships...More

Thank BenB47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Front street is part of the Phillipsburg experience, and it is much better during high season, or when there are cruise ships in port, as this is when all the businesses are open

Thank midnight2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought a beautiful ring and pendant while touring through the shops on Front Street. The colors were the beautiful turquoise of the ocean and though I am not in St.Maarten anymore I still get to wear it around my neck! I have a gorgeous...More

Thank lisasvacation
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's really not much to say about this place. It's touristy obviously but nothing to be WOW'd about. It's definitely a great background for a picture that's about it. We went through the back way and well, don't do that because it seemed a little...More

1  Thank RC0702
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good deal on high-quality or custom made jewelry, this is the place. The prices might even make up for the cost of your travel. Probably half the price of that at your mall jeweler. Try Dazzling Gens for sure....More

Thank Les J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went first time about 6PM and everything was shut down, surprising for a tourist location. Went second time on a Sunday at about 11AM and 90% of the shops were closed. 3rd time kind of a charm. Monday morning, still a lot of places closed,...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Done lot's of shopping here! Stores are very nice, has most of anything that you will need, jewelry, electronics, clothing, shoes and so much more at very affordable pricing! Not forgetting the very affordable liquor!

Thank BobandCarolCT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very touristy as this is the port where the cruise ships dock, its always good to go when there are no cruise ships that day. great things to buy here with unbeatable prices.

Thank Ankit K
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March 3, 2017|
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Response from Cruiser_D_R | Reviewed this property |
try this one, good luck Jezel Shoe & Accessories Boutique Shoe Store · 5.0 Philipsburg Front Street #92 · +1 721-520-7263 ·
Sharon M
November 14, 2016|
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Response from Sand088 | Reviewed this property |
Sharon, The main street, Front St, is about 12-14 blocks. Being from NYC, I will clarify that these are not "City" blocks but much shorter. Strolling at a leisurely pace, you can go from one end to the other in about 1/2... More