Half French and
half Dutch, St Martin is cuturally very
rich. Having lived together peacefully
for 200 years these two communities are
the same and yet different. The Dutch
side, the southern half, is smaller and
home to Philipsburg, one of the main ports.
On the French side, Marigot is the main
has good winds, medium seas and many reasonably
short distance sails to closeby islands,
like Anguilla and St Barts The island
has many hotels, restaurants and boutiques
and offers duty free shopping. There are
also casinos ashore. Surrounded by several
white sandy beaches St Martin has embraced
the yachting industry and is home to many
Charter around Saint Martin
Offering unparalleled variety this group
of islands combines spectacular scenery
and friendly people. Each island has its
own character and culture although their
heritage of European colonialism is very
apparent. It is, however, very clear that
the heart of the islands now beat to the
rhythmic pulse of a West Indian drum.
A tiny island with miles of white sandy
beaches and surrounded by coral reefs.
Prickly Pear Cays offers the best snorkelling.
If scuba diving is your sport of choice,
then the natural marine reserve of St.
Bart’s is a must-visit for you. The small
island of St Barts has few anchorages
but is effortlessly chic. Often referred
to as the St Tropez of the Caribbean,
a visit to the Port of Gustavia will make
you feel as though you stepped into the
South of France.
Kitts & Nevis
Uncrowded and unspoilt with prohibitively
expensive property, St. Kitts remains
a jewel in the Caribbean crown. A great
destination for nature lovers who enjoy
hikes through tropical forests.
Visiting Nevis is like stepping back in
time. Hard to reach by the masses, Nevis
is still very unspoiled.
and Scuba Diving
There are several scuba diving centers
around the Islands to take you to one
of the many great dive sites.
to Get There
International Airport (SXM). The airport
is located 5 miles (8km) west of Philipsburg
in St Maarten. Airport facilities at Princess
Juliana include a bank, ATM, restaurant,
refreshments, and duty-free shopping.
There are regular flights from Amsterdam,
Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Jamaica,
Miami, New York, Paris Philadelphia, Toronto.
Dollars and Euros are universally accepted.
Major credit cards are generally accepted
in hotels, restaurants and larger shops.