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Useful Information

To get all information’s about tourism on the island you can contact or go to the Office of tourism on the island:

Office de Tourisme Saint Martin
Route de Sandy Ground – Marigot
97150 Saint-Martin
Tél : 0590 87 57 21
Fax: 0590 87 56 43
e-mail : contact@iledesaintmartin.org
web Français : www.st-martin.orgWeb English: http://www.stmartinisland.org/Address: • Map to Office de Tourisme • 
St. Maarten Tourism office
Krippa Bldg. Unit 10
Juancho Yrausquin Blvd. # 6
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Phone: +721-542-2337
Fax: +721-542-2734
Email:
info@vacationstmaarten.com
Web: www.vacationstmaarten.com

 

 

Weather & Forecasts

Two seasons: from late December to May, the dry season.
Beautiful despite the wet season: Winter’ runs from mid-June to November.
From late August to October, the cyclones are frequent. They are not always announced by the tourist office.
Saint-Martin has a much drier tropical climate (as evidenced by the occasional water shortages) as Guadeloupe or Martinique due to the low relief. The average annual temperature is 28 ° C.   The temperature can exceed 28 c ° from July to October and does not drop below 26 c ° during the dry season. The rains can be particularly abundant. Throughout the year, the sun rises between 5 and 6 o’clock and sets between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm.

Weather Forecast Sites:

SXM Hurricane
www.sxmcyclone.com

Weather forecasts for region ( France Guadeloupe)
www.meteo.gp

Beaches

With more than 70 km of coastline, Saint-Martin, is a magical island, planted as a paradise setting between Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.  Saint-Martin offers a variety of seascapes without precedent. Wild and peaceful beaches to those more devilish, all excellent by their singularity and illustrate the diversity and richness of the island.  37 beaches are among the most famous of the Caribbean. Between scuba diving, surfing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, kite-surfing, or simply lounging and sunbathing on the sandy blond and hot sand, everyone will enjoy his time off where only pleasures dominate…

For more information and details on these beaches, the site of the Saint Martin tourist office gives you more details:

 http://www.iledesaintmartin.org/activites-saint-martin/plages-stmartin-stmaarten.html

Nice places to visit

Marigot

  • The morning market (Wednesday and Saturday)
  • Fort St. Louis
  • Museum on the trace of the Arawaks (tracing the history of the island)
  • Scuba diving

Grand-Case

  • Beach and snorkeling
  • Lolos (Local cheap food and bbq) and restaurants
  • Créole Rock (window Boat)

Cul-de-Sac et Mont Vernon

  • Getaway to the Pinel islet (surface dive and tour of the reserve)
  • Anse Marcel
  • The Orient Bay Oyster Pond
  • Les îlots sauvages (Wild islands)
  • Dawn Beach

Philipsburg

  • Old street
  • Guana Bay Point
  • Scuba diving
  • Market

More information available here: http://www.routard.com/guide/saint_martin/795/itineraires_conseilles.htm#ixzz44nChZBxb

 

Sightseeing

Saint Martin :
• Marigot
• La sucrerie Spring
• La plantation Saint-Jean
• Pic Paradis
• La Loterie Farm
• La parfumerie Tijon
• Site archéologie Hope Estate
• La réserve naturelle
• La ferme aux papillons
• Grand-Case
• The old house
• L’obélisque de la frontière

Sint Maarten :
• Philipsburg
• Sint Maarten Park
• L’usine à sel de Sucker Garden
• Fort Amsterdam
• Fort Willem I

All the details of these sites are on the web site of the tourism office: http://www.iledesaintmartin.org/activites-saint-martin/visiter-saint-martin.html