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Fort Louis

Marigot 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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“great view” (61 reviews)
“short hike” (13 reviews)
Marigot 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

After shopping the local market for souvenirs to bring home; bags, jewelry, dresses, spices and T-shirts we decided to talk the short walk up to the fort ruins. It was mostly steps and a paved route. Not difficult at all but the view was fantastic....More

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is a short hike to a scenic, historical point. The view is gorgeous and perfect for pictures. Couple visiting the fort with the open market in Marigot.

Thank magan5052
Reviewed September 22, 2016

A lovely hike up the hill rewarded by an amazing view. You could, pretty much, see the entire island from up here. I highly recommend this little respite from the beach! It's quite breezy so keep that in mind when picking your outfit for the...More

Thank gaddingabout2016
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Just one of those things the tourist forgets, and , then we get bad press. If you want that green flash suspnset pic with fortress in the for ground.... Stay in a group of people and have your hire car close. Basic sense please people...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The view from this fort is spectacular. You can take in the views of Marigot as well as the ocean from up high, while you sit back and enjoy the cool Caribbean breeze. It's free, parking is plentiful and the street is not hard to...More

Thank sonja2183
Reviewed September 8, 2016

This is a fort with a view. The view is stunning almost in all directions that you look. We took lots of pics from here and I wished that we had brought a picnic. Parking is difficult at site.

Thank Deana M
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a french fort up on a hill. There are some can ons and ruin of the fort, not much to see as a fort but the views of the town and ocean are awesome!

Thank satobt
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We were headed up together to see the fort however it is not handicapped accessible so my husband had to go alone. First disappointment. Not alot of signs for directions second disappointment it meant alot of extra walking up the mountain. Once he found it...More

Thank TamaraMBrown
Reviewed September 4, 2016

For just a short climb, you can experience the most amazing views of the island. My children loved it and I felt as though I was on top of the world.

Thank DeniseAli
Reviewed August 30, 2016

I have visited SXM for decades (as a kid, teen and now an adult) I have always seen this fort but never even thought of trying to get to it. Well on this visit I decided to do it...and took my kids and wife with...More

Thank payochi
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Chris L
Hi, How far is the fort from Orient beach and the craft market can you walk easily from one to the other? Thanks , Chris
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Eugene W | Reviewed this property |
This would be quite the walk. It is not close to Orient Beach. Sorry!
Are toiletries provided. Is Wifi free
February 21, 2015|
Response from Ktauil | Reviewed this property |
There's no toiletries and no wi fi. But you will spend about 1 hour only to visit all place. The view is great!