Diamonds International



If you’re seeking fantastic bargains and distinctive discoveries, St. Maarten/St. Martin beckons with a plethora of treasures available at duty-free rates. This 37-square-mile haven is a shopaholic’s paradise, offering numerous options, from stylish apparel and luxury timepieces to unique mementos and top-notch spirits. Embark on a shopping expedition across the island with us and reveal the concealed gems waiting to be found.

The Dutch side of St. Maarten boasts a shopping haven in its capital, with Front Street and Back Street forming the vibrant heart of the retail scene, along with their interconnecting alleys and squares that host a diverse array of boutiques and vendors.


Front Street, in particular, is often dubbed the “diamond district” due to its impressive concentration of jewelry stores. These establishments proudly showcase GIA-certified diamonds in various cuts, sizes, and clarity alongside a splendid selection of high-end gemstones, designer jewelry, and exquisite timepieces.


Jewelers, such as Art of Time, Ballerina Jewelers, and Diamonds International, offer personalized shopping for bedazzling merchandise in maximum comfort and luxury. When seeking a special piece to mark an occasion or to propose a question, jewelers working at AMA Jewelers, Caribbean Gems, and Pavillion Jewellers, among others, are fluent in the art of gems. You can be the designer by picking your own setting or consider an item created by a top designer name. Jewelers including Joe’s Jewelry International, Dazzling Gems, and Masterpieces pride themselves in offering both timeless and trendy pieces as well as horloges fit to become heirlooms. And for even more options also visit Ocean Jewelers, Oro Diamanté, and the Royal Caribbean Store. There is no doubt you’ll find what you’re looking for at one or more of these top-rated establishments.


Tech enthusiasts, on the other hand, will find what they’re looking for at Boolchand’s, an electronics powerhouse that has been a steadfast presence in St. Maarten/St. Martin for 90 years. Here, you can explore an extensive inventory of electronics, fine jewelry, watches, and footwear. Notably, Boolchand’s boasts an exclusive Pandora store on Front Street, where you can even acquire a custom-engraved St. Maarten charm as a keepsake of your visit.


For a charming detour, consider stopping by AMAsterdam, nestled in an alley off Front Street. It’s not just a shop; it’s an experience not to be missed. Here, you can take a selfie in an old Amsterdam trolley car and indulge in island-specific Delft Blue ornaments and souvenirs.


Dutch cheese lovers will appreciate the offerings at Amsterdam Cheese & Liquor Store. This establishment features a rich selection of cheeses from The Netherlands, including the renowned Gouda and Edam varieties and wheels of cheese infused with chocolate, cumin, and spices.


For luxurious gifts, gourmet delights, local arts and crafts, and an exclusive collection of Royal Delft Blue, visit Le Dutch on Front Street at Holland House Beach Hotel. This delightful shop brings you the best of The Netherlands and France in one location.


Elevate your style at JL Store, your destination for designer fashion from brands like Polo Ralph Lauren, Armani, Longchamp, and more. To immerse yourself in the island’s laid-back vibe, explore Pacific Avenue for attire from Tommy Bahama, Lilly Pulitzer, and Au Noir. And if you’re searching for the perfect swimsuit, Endless Summer Swimwear has you covered, offering a chic collection of beachwear and resort attire designed by renowned fashion houses for women, men, and children.


As you explore the streets, consider a visit to International Liquor & Tobacco and The Captain’s Duty-Free Shop, where you can peruse an array of spirits, including top-shelf rums, ideal for savoring during your stay on the island or stocking your home bar.


Motorcycle enthusiasts shouldn’t miss Harley-Davidson St. Maarten in Bobby’s Marina. Here, you’ll find a treasure trove of bike parts and accessories, all at budget-friendly prices.





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