Boat and Ferry Travel
You can take ferries to St. Barth (45–80 minutes, €55–€90 from the Dutch or French side, though you can pay in dollars); to Anguilla (20 minutes, $25 from the French side); and to Saba (one to two hours, $90–$100 from the Dutch side).
Aqua Mania Adventures. Boats run day trips to Saba, St. Barth, and Anguilla. Pelican Marina, Simpson Bay, n/a St. Maarten. 721/544–2640; www.stmaarten-activities.com.
Dawn II. Ferry service to Saba Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Philipsburg, n/a St. Maarten. 599/416–2299; www.sabactransport.com.
Great Bay Express. A high-speed ferry gets you from the Philipsburg dock to St. Barth in 40 minutes. Trips are offered three times a day. There is on-site parking for $20/day. Bobby's Marina Village, Philipsburg, n/a St. Maarten. 721/542–0032; 690/88–38–99; www.greatbayferry.com.
Link Ferries. Ferry service to Anguilla runs from both Marigot and Princess Juliana Airport. Marigot, n/a St. Martin. 264/497–2231; 264/497–3290; www.link.ai.
Shauna. Service to Anguilla is offered from Juliana Airport. Simpson Bay, n/a St. Maarten. 264/476–0975.
Voyager . Service from both Marigot and Oyster Pond connects to St. Barth several times a day. Marigot, n/a St. Martin. 0590/87–10–68; www.voy12.com.