Beach scenery and arriving view at St. Maarten

Maho Beach scenery and arriving view at St. Maarten; St. Maarten Tourism

St. Maarten/St. Martin

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English-speaking St. Maarten draws its name from Dutch colonial roots. St. Martin is a former French colony. This dual nationality and dual personality island of tropical treasures marries savior faire with Caribbean cool. The only missing ingredient is you.

History
Island history starts with recently found artifacts made by Stone Age people dating back to 4,000 BC.

Beaches
With over 45 miles of coastline, the dual-identity island features some of the world’s finest seascapes.

Attractions
A yachtsmen’s dream, offshore features a constant tension between Atlantic and Caribbean waves & wind.

Eco-Travel
St. Martin has stepped up its land preservation, hiking, pony-trekking, mountain biking & kayaking.

Travel Tips
Large cruise ships dock in Phillipsburg on the English-Dutch side of the island at A.C. Wathey Pier.



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