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Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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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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“great shopping” (80 reviews)
Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed yesterday

Look in the literature your cruise ship gave you. There is probably a coupon for a discount on the water taxi. It is the best way to get from the cruise port to the town and will save you a half hour walk. They have...More

Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day a lot of shops island is back to 90% normal shop owners friendly. Lots of restaurants and bars to sit and grab a drink

1  Thank NLSNA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great street near the cruise ship port. Very welcoming to one and to all to the tail of two country.

Thank Hamptongourmet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One block over front the beach is Front Street. Home to great shopping, food, a casino and a church. You can get high end jewelry to tee shirts here. A great place tostroll and see the shops and people watch.

1  Thank Tom_PGR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If coming from the port, Frontstreet starts at the busiest side, with lots of 'touristic' stores with t-shirts, design clothes and also jewelers, little further down are 2 nice shopping malls, one of them is st.Rose arcade, between Frontstreet and beach!

Thank dennysgoossens
Reviewed December 14, 2017

I find it best to go and blend in w/ all the locals. That way you to get feel the local vibe. And if you really want to add color and music? Be sure and visit during Carnival. WOW !! There is so much to...More

Thank kkrebs4
Reviewed November 23, 2017

The best shopping in all of the Caribbean. Stop and get ice cream from McDonalds or local eateries. The food is all good. Very casual. Best prices on booze and jewelry. Be sure to Visit DK Gems for a girls best friend and great watches...More

1  Thank theresacadams
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Cruisers are told to head to Front Street. Everything from post cards to Rolex’s. Check or ask for di#counts. Everything is negotiable.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Our hotel was only minutes away from Frontstreet which happens to be the place to go shopping for souvenirs, gifts, ans presents. The cruise ship guests come here as well so you are always guaranteed sales and specials.

Thank Suyen D
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

We love all the shops. We are in St. Maarten for 2 weeks every year and we drive from Maho Beach at least six times a year over to Front Street in Plillipsburg. The people are so friendly and interesting. We are counting down the...More

Thank MarkSeymour06
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Steve W
December 28, 2017|
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was. You can pull up YouTube videos of the damage. But if you will request to join the Travelers Who Love St Maarten there are very resent photos and videos of the Phillipsburg area and beach. It’s looking great now
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