The island's capital of Philipsburg is one of the most popular stops for cruise ships. The town offers fantastic shopping and a great beach.
The island offers many different kind of beaches: from active beaches with bars and restaurants to secluded bays and coves. Pictured here is Gallion Beach.
St. Maarten is the Caribbean's leading yachting center, boasting the best marine facilities. The world's most elegant mega yachts visit the island frequently.
Known as the Caribbean's gourmet island, St. Maarten is home to hundreds of first rate restaurants. Nightclubs cater to any party style and 15 casinos attract players.
There is a special activity for every hour of the day.