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St. Martin and St. Maarten Travel Guide

St. Martin and St. Maarten Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in St. Martin and St. Maarten with our insider's guide.


Kayaking is becoming very popular and is almost always offered at the many water-sports operations on both the Dutch and the French sides. Rental...


Mountain biking is a great way to explore the island. Beginner and intermediate cyclists can ride the coastal trails from Cay Bay to Fort Amsterdam...

Boating and Sailing

The island is surrounded by water, so why not get out and enjoy it? The water and winds are perfect for skimming the surf. It'll cost you around...


Diving in St. Maarten/St. Martin is mediocre at best, but those who want to dive will find a few positives. The water temperature here is rarely...


Dutch Side Mullet Bay Golf Course. St. Maarten is not a golf destination. Nevertheless, there have been improvements to this golf course...


You can angle for yellowtail snapper, grouper, marlin, tuna, and wahoo on deep-sea excursions. Costs range from $150 per person for a half day...

Sea Excursions

Dutch Side Aqua Mania Adventures. You can take day cruises to Prickly Pear Cay, off Anguilla, aboard the Lambada, or sunset and dinner...


Some of the best snorkeling on the Dutch side can be found around the rocks below Fort Amsterdam off Little Bay Beach, in the west end of Maho...


Spas have added a pampering dimension to several properties on both the French and Dutch sides of the island. Treatments and products vary depending...

Horseback Riding

Island stables offer riding packages for everyone from novices to experts. A 90-minute ride along the beach typically costs $100 or more for...


Expect to pay $50 per half hour for waterskiing, $40 to $45 per half hour for jet-skiing. French Side FlyBoard St. Maarten. In St. Martin...


The best windsurfing is on Galion Bay on the French side. From November to May, trade winds can average 15 knots. French Side Wind Adventures...



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