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  • Water sports in Saint-Martin | © OT de Saint-Martin - Laurent Benoit

  • Marina in Saint-Martin | © OT de Saint-Martin -Laurent Benoit

  • Marigot Market in Saint Martin | © OT de Saint-Martin -Laurent Benoit

  • Gastronomy in Saint-Martin | © OT de Saint-Martin - Laurent Benoit

  • Sailing in Saint-Martin | © OT de Saint-Martin - Laurent Benoit

  • Nightlife in Saint-Martin | © OT de Saint-Martin Laurent Benoit

  • Saint-Martin | © OT de Saint-Martin - Laurent Benoit


    Rendez-vous in Saint-Martin

    Saint-Martin, more than elsewhere

    Saint-Martin is a small, 37 sq mile French and Dutch island, with a thousand contrasting facets, allowing individuals to explore and find more than you expected!

    Dubbed the "Friendly Island", welcomes you to come and discover beautiful landscapes, amazing culture, and fine cuisine. Its sounds, colors, and aromas will arouse all of your senses!

    From its calm and quiet sunsets, to its addictive nightlife, Saint-Martin promises neverending pleasure.

    The authenticity of its numerous markets and shops offers opportunities to take a little piece of the island home with you. Your stay on the island will create memories that will last a lifetime, forever enticing you to return again and again. Come enjoy the best of island living, and fall in love with the Caribbean charm.

    Don't miss

    • La Baie Orientale (Oriental Bay)
    • Fort St-Louis
    • Pinel islet
    • The market in Marigot
    • Philipsburg
    • Grand Case

    Useful information

    • Main town: Marigot (French part)
    • Entry formalities: For citizens of the European Union, the European Economic Area, Andorra, Monaco and Switzerland, visas are not required, you just need a valid passport (flights land in the Dutch part of the island), and a return ticket. For nationals from other countries, and only for stays of three months or less, an ordinary valid passport is sufficient, with your return ticket.
    • Time difference with Paris: - 5 hours in winter, - 6 hours in summer
    • Currency: Euro and US $
    • Climate: Mild tropical
    • Temperature: Between 27°C and 29°C (~80 - 85°F) year round

    Getting there

    For intercontinental flights, there are several departures a day from Princess Juliana Airport (on the Dutch side), linked to the major European airports, via connecting flights with Air France and Corsair among others. The Grand Case Airport, on the French part of the island, is used for flights arriving from the Caribbean, generally with Air Caraïbes.


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