It's the West Indies. We come to Saint-Martin to enjoy the pleasures of the beach and a festive atmosphere in the evening, accompanied by our travel guide not to miss any of the good deals. The passage of Hurricane Irma in September 2017 devastated this paradisiacal and tourist island, which has since recovered. Located in northern Guadeloupe and eastern Haiti, Sint Maarten occupies the northern part of one of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea. This island is shared with Sint Maarten, its Dutch part. Saint-Martin alternates between busy seaside resorts and isolated coves. It's up to you to choose with the help of your Saint-Martin tourist guide! This destination is also famous for its fusion cuisine and duty-free shops where you can stock up on jewellery and alcohol. The water temperature is always around 27°C. The turquoise sea, the vegetation in the interior of the lush island. Essential: the visit of the Farm Farm Lottery natural reserve of 54 ha nestled on the Pic Paradis, the highest point of the island, the Farm Lottery offers an environment and breathtaking panoramas and tourist services to enjoy the best of the local way of life. Accessible only by car, it is less than 4 km from the Fort Louis marina (Marigot). On the sea side there is also pleasure boating which is developing and on the land side eco-tourism with the discovery of the environment on foot, on horseback or by bicycle depending on the sites.

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When to go to Saint Martin?

When to go to Sint Maarten? The climate in Sint Maarten is ideal... all year round. The dry season period also corresponds to the high tourist season. At this time of year, morning and night temperatures are cooler, but do not fall below an average of 20°C. There are two seasons, even three tourist seasons in Saint-Martin. From December to the end of April, it is high season. Rates are at their highest and tourists are flocking. From May to the end of November, it is the off-peak period at least for European holidaymakers. July and August are an intermediate period. The summer holidays allow Caribbean residents living in Martinique or Guadeloupe to return home. The prices of tourist services are rising and air tickets are quite expensive. The wet season or wintering season is generally associated with the hurricane season, which extends from June to December. In Sint Maarten, the contrast between the dry and wet seasons is less marked than in the more southerly islands, such as Guadeloupe and Martinique.

How to go to Saint Martin? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Saint-Martin is a destination widely offered all inclusive by travel agencies. You have the choice of the degree of luxury of the accommodations that will determine the price of your stay. You have stays oriented towards water sports, ecotourism, hiking, cultural discovery, etc.

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No problem to go to Saint-Martin alone. You generally transit through Guadeloupe. On the French side, the airport is located in Grand-Case. Air Caraïbes and Saint-Barth Commuter take off and land at Grand-Case. From Guadeloupe or Martinique, you can also make the crossing by cargo ship (10 to 12 days of navigation). On the island, you can easily find accommodation and food.

Roads were severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. If many are now open to traffic again, ask the locals for directions or use public transport or a taxi to get around the island.

Prepare for your trip Saint Martin

Transportation
  • Book a ferry
  • Car Rental
  • Taxi
Accommodations
  • Find a hotel
  • Holiday rental
Stays
  • Tailor-made trip
Services / On site
  • Book a table
  • Activities & visits

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When to travel?

When to go to Sint Maarten? The climate in Sint Maarten is ideal... all year round. The dry season period also corres...
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Weather forecast

As in the Caribbean as a whole, the climate is tropical, with an annual average of 27°C, peaks at 32°C for maximum...
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Budget

The local currency is the euro. Most credit cards are accepted everywhere and you can withdraw money from bank ATMs....
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Formalities

It is a destination in the French overseas departments and territories. European nationals and Swiss nationals do not...
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Health

Vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis, hepatitis A and B, whooping cough. Even if malaria has disappear...
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How to travel by yourself?

No problem to go to Saint-Martin alone. You generally transit through Guadeloupe. On the French side, the airport is...
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How to get organized?

Saint-Martin is a destination widely offered all inclusive by travel agencies. You have the choice of the degr...
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Getting around

Roads were severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. If many are now open to traffic again, ask the locals for directions o...
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