St. Maarten, a spectacular Caribbean island located at the northern end of the Lesser Antilles, offers visitors a fusion of cultural delights, dazzling beaches, exciting activities, and endless entertainment. The island was peacefully divided in 1648 between Holland and France and today it is the smallest landmass in the world shared by two sovereign nations. Graced by gentle trade winds, St. Maarten’s climate is sunny and warm all year round. The average temperature during the winter season is 27°C and in the summer, it is slightly warmer and more humid. The average water temperature is a pleasant 25°C, perfect for enjoying an array of fun water sports.
St Maarten is an ideal destination for beach lovers offering 37 beautiful white sand beaches stretching around its coasts, a crystal clear sea, lush palms, along with a bounty of smaller nearby islands to explore. Some of St Maarten’s renowned beaches include Dawn Beach, known for its powdery white sand, Guana Bay Beach, with its magnificent views of St. Barthelemy, and Maho Beach, one of the island’s most dramatic beaches and the most popular for swimmers.
Active travellers can enjoy a medley of fun activities and sports in St. Maarten. Water sports abound with surfing, windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling, diving, jet skiing, kayaking, and deep sea fishing being some of the favourites. On land, visitors can enjoy hiking and biking, and world class golfing. Because of its central location, St. Maarten is also the perfect destination for island hopping. Day trips to the neighbouring islands of Anguilla, Saba, St. Barths and St. Eustatius can easily be arranged in destination.
Explore the breathtaking natural attractions of the island from the limestone plateaus of the lowlands and the cliffs of Cupecoy, to the gorgeous natural reserves and the volcanic rock summits of Paradise Peak. Discover the varied flora and fauna of the island at St. Maarten Park and encounter vibrant tropical vegetation, colourful birds, and charming baboons.
Once the sun goes down, St. Maarten comes alive with sizzling nightlife and entertainment. Try your luck at one of the world class casinos, which are plentiful on the island, hit one of the lively beach bars, or dance the night away at a swanky nightclub. The fun doesn’t stop until you do.
Visit St. Maarten and see for yourself why this island is a favourite of travellers from across the world. Immerse yourself in the relaxed tropical atmosphere and feel all your worries melt away. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway in paradise, a relaxing beach vacation, or a fun holiday with family and friends, St. Maarten offers you a medley of island delights.