Our Island

Saint-Martin's cultural diversity comes from its historical role as an island at the crossroads of the New World. Dutch, French and English traders brought European traditions, while the Afro-Caribbean influence comes directly from the languages and cultures of  West Africa.

  •   Our nature
    36 splendid beaches and marinas in both parts of the island attract countless tourists. Take a hike through the hills and along the beautiful coastline and enjoy the charm of this lush tropical island with its picturesque Creole huts.

  •  Shopper's heaven
    There are many tax-free shops, some offering well-known luxury brands.
    You also will find an abundant selection of all major ready-to-wear brands, jewelery, perfumes and the latest consumer electronics.

  •   Activities
    Done with shopping? You can't get bored on St. Martin as we offer so many activities, that they are too numerous to list: Sailing, surfing, scuba diving, wake-boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, tree-top walking, hiking, horseback riding, golfing, tennis...
  •   Dining
    A large choice of restaurants – many of them excellent – offer French, Caribbean and international cuisine. The island widely known as Gourmet Capital of the Caribbean.

  •   Nightlife
    Of all islands in the Caribbean, we have by far the best nightlife: begin with dinner at a fine gourmet restaurant, stop by some of our beautiful and entertaining casinos, and then finish by dancing the night away under the starry sky.

  •   Events
    Carnival and the St Maarten Heineken Regatta are our most prestigous annual events - supported by many other smaller scale happenings. Ask our front desk for more...
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This is our 7th year at the marquis and it has been exceptional each time - The Dorsch -
We were welcomed right away and everyone was so friendly throughout our stay. We loved our experienc...