Things To Do
The neighborhoods of Simpson Bay, Pelican, and Cole Bay are all havens for tantalizing your taste buds. Each area has their own selection of highly rated food establishments from local (Caribbean) cuisine, French to Italian, Japanese to Thai, they are all perfect for a leisurely lunch or dinner. After dinner, continue into the night by visiting one of the lounges or one of the clubs to dance the night away.
Aside from our famous annual Heineken Regatta and Carnival, St. Maarten features many more activities throughout the year. Enjoy a day in the sun, on one of our 37 beaches, rent a water scooter, hit a hiking trail or if you are extremely adventurous try out our zip lines. You will never reach the level of boredom while here.
Philipsburg’s Front Street, is known for its high-end stores offering a vast array of jewelry and watches, electronics as well as perfumes. Collections of clothing and shoes can also be found on both Front and Back Street.
Our supermarkets have a huge assortment of imported products from the US and Europe.