St Maarten Points of Interest and Places to Visit

St Maarten

Simpson Bay

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 99 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The expansive arc of Simpson Bay Beach, St Maarten’s longest, has everything you’d expect from a Caribbean beach: squeaky white sands, clear, lapping waters and gently waving palms. While it backs ...  Read more

Maho & Mullet Bay

4 star rating: Recommended 12 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Find Saint Martin’s main airport on a map and you've found Maho Beach. How close is it, you ask? Well, if you’ve ever seen a photo of sunbathing tourists gawping as 747s approach the runway ...  Read more

Cole Bay Hill

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To enjoy incredible views and take panoramic photos of St. Maarten’s capital and coastline, head to Cole Bay Hill. You can drive up the hill to Harold Jack lookout point, a scenic overlook where you ...  Read more

Great Bay Beach

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When you’re in Philipsburg, you’re never far from the sand because Great Bay Beach fronts the entire length of the town, and the proximity means it’s loaded with amenities. Beach bars abound, as do ...  Read more

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

You don’t have to travel across the empire to find Chewbacca, Han Solo, and Yoda—since all of them are hanging out right here on the streets of downtown Philipsburg. This museum is the brainchild of ...  Read more


4.5 star rating: Recommended 27 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The island of Saba is little more than a few wind-swept volcanic peaks rearing out of the Caribbean, but its diminutive size and isolation make it a sanctuary for plant and animal life. ...  Read more

Maho Beach

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Maho Beach can't boast that it's one of the most peaceful beaches in the world, but it certainly has a unique claim to fame, particularly if you're an aviation lover. This is because Maho Beach is ...  Read more

Divi Little Bay Beach

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Little Bay Beach is a secluded hideaway just outside of Philipsburg. The beach itself sits just over the western peninsula of Great Bay, and it’s soft white sand offer an enticing backdrop to the ...  Read more

Fort Amsterdam

To get an up close look at the very beginning of St. Maarten’s colonial history, head to the peninsula on the western side of Great Bay, where you’ll find the ruins of Fort Amsterdam. Built in 1631, ...  Read more

Front Street

Philipsburg’s Front Street, or Voorstraat in the local Dutch, is the hub of this Caribbean capital. It runs for about half a mile along the inside of the bay, overlooking the waterfront. Front Street ...  Read more

Philipsburg Courthouse

The centerpiece of the Philipsburg is the courthouse on Watney Square, at the heart of the Front Street shopping area. The historic wooden building is bright white with a bell tower that sports a ...  Read more

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