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St. Maarten

St. Maarten Cruise Port

Philipsburg Front Street The Philipsburg cruise port is one of the best in the Caribbean. Here is what to expect.

St. Maarten Travel Tips

Great Bay Beach, Philipsburg, St. Maarten St. Maarten travel tips start with knowing that two countries control the island.

Top St. Maarten Attractions

Marigot St. Martin The size of St. Maarten may be limited, but there is ore than enough to do to fill a week.

Video: Best Times to Go

St. Maarten video This St. Maarten weather video explains the island's best and worst weather during the year.

Best Months to Visit

U.S. Virgin Islands photoThe best months to visit St. Maarten are the dry months from December through May.

Monthly Weather

Great Bay Beach See St. Maarten's average weather by month including historical temperatures and rainfall so you can plan your vacation around good weather.
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Best Island Beaches

Orient BeachAny advice about St. Maarten beaches starts with the two best -- Orient and Great Bay Beach.

Car Rentals

A St. Maarten car rental is almost a must when visiting this southern Caribbean island by air or by cruise. See our list of major car rental agencies.

Airport Guide

The St. Maarten airport, also known as Princess Juliana International Airport, serves St. Maarten, Anguilla and St. Barthelemy.

Passport Requirements

Citizens of the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom require a passport and valid return ticket when visiting St. Maarten.

Weather Forecast

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Hurricane Season

St. Maarten beach St. Maarten attracts vacationers year round, but hurricane season often brings heavy rains

Tourism Statistics

St. Maarten tourism statistics show that this eastern Caribbean island is a massively popular cruise port.

St. Maarten Day Trips

Anguilla resortSt. Maarten is a great opportunity for island hopping in a single day based on a cruise visit or a longer term one.

Family Vacations

Families that dock at the Philipsburg port in St Maarten may be overcome by the beauty of the ocean. Once they walk off the docks and into Philipsburg, they will find plenty to do.

Marigot St. Martin

Marigot St. MartinMarigot creates quick impressions -- pretty harbor, small town feeling and French influence everywhere.

Local Restaurants

See a complete list of restaurants around the island.

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