St Maarten / St Martin – Island Without Boundaries

Not having had borders for 400 years, a highly diverse landscape and being one of the safest destinations in the Caribbean, allows you to travel wherever you want – and all that St Maarten / St Martin offers is well within reach well within an hour travel.

So for those who seek to have their own itinerary and set out their own excursion, St Maarten / St Martin has plenty to discover on your own!

To Do Off The Beaten Track

For those explorers looking for an original track over the island, some suggestions:

Picture of Lovers Bay Beach near Anse Marcel, French side St Martin

  • Take a hike! The EPIC foundation as well as the heritage museum have laid out various walking routes through St. Maarten / Saint Martin’s nature.

Philipsburg mural saying “I Left My Heart in St. Maarten”

Entry to the Amuseum Naturalis / Fruits de Mer museum in an old Orient Bay plantation House

  • • The relatively new Amuseum Naturalis of the Fruits de Mer foundation gives a great insight of St. Maarten history and nature, including exhibitions.

Cannon in front of the Philipsburg St Maarten culture & history Heritage Museum

  • • The same for the Heritage Museum in Philipsburg!
  • • Visit the old salt mill, a remnant of Sint Maarten’s salt economy of once.
  • • Stroll or drive up Pic Paradis, the highest peak of the island. A great way to end your hike is to take a cocktail at Loterie Farm.

Empty beach at uninhabited Tintamarre island near Orient Bay St Martin

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