The Culinary Capital Of the Caribbean
Half French, half Dutch, St Martin – known as Sint Maarten (on the Dutch side) and Saint Martin (on the French side) – is a vibrant island with a unique culture fusing French, Dutch, Caribbean and Creole influences. With picturesque lagoons, beaches and colonial-style buildings, St Martin is a popular destination for cruise ships and luxury yachts.
Around Simpson Bay, the waters are dotted with yacht charters of St Martin and beautiful bronzed people glistening in the sun. Marigot Bay offers European quality French pastries, and all over the island are exquisite restaurants. Often touted as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, St Martin is the place to treat yourself to a divine Caribbean fusion feast
Must-do Activities While Yacht Chartering In St Martin
Both on land and on the water, there is a lot to see and do on a luxury yacht charter of St Martin.
Drop Anchor At The Island’s Hot Spots
Anse Marcel Beach: Anse Marcel is a beachside luxury resort that sits in a discreet, secluded cove in the French part of St Martin. Lounges line the white sandy beach, bungalows are available by the pool, boats anchor in the private bay, and every luxury is available through the Anse Marcel private resort.
Simpson Bay: Simpson Bay is an inland lagoon, one of the largest in the West Indies of the Caribbean. It straddles the French and Dutch parts of the island and has two small islands in the middle. Protected, it is home to vibrant aquatic life. The perfect location to snorkel and tender to its small islands.
Maho Beach: Maho Beach is famous for its jaw-dropped proximity to the airport runway, where commercial jumbo jets sweep overhead and feel so close you could almost touch them. Naturally, that’s not the most relaxing place to lounge, but it is a sight that fascinates the internet and travellers alike.
Tintamarre: Tintamarre is a small island just 2 miles northeast of St Martin. It’s part of a Nature Reserve, a peaceful little haven surrounded by the ocean. There is a wonderful skin cleansing mud bath here, also.
Enjoy Some Onland Activities
In the Dutch part of the island is the Sint Maarten zip line, the steepest zip line in the world with a drop of more than one thousand feet, travelling 2,800 feet along the cable line.
If adrenaline and heights are not your idea of a day well spent, you may prefer a visit to Mullet Bay and its 18-hole golf course
Shop Duty-free Everywhere On The Island
St Martin enjoys tax-free status, making it the ideal destination to pick up duty-free watches, jewellery, liquor and more.
The capital of the Dutch side, Philipsburg, is where you will discover the best range of designer stores on the island. Front Street is the main place for duty-free shopping. You can expect it to be busy.
Tantalise your tastebuds
More than 140 different nationalities call St Martin home. Over many decades, the island inhabitants have influenced cuisine, blending recipes and creating fusions so exquisite and unique. No boat charter of St Martin is complete without a few meals at one of the many stand-out restaurants. Our favourites are:
- Holland House Beach for five-star Dutch Caribbean fusion cuisine served to tables on the beach in a quaint colonial-style building.
- Marios Bistro for unpretentious decor and fabulous European fusion cuisine, set by the water where boats bob out front and travellers float past.
What To Expect When Booking A Yacht Charter In St Martin With Ahoy Club
Booking a charter to St Martin is made wonderfully simple with Ahoy Club. We fuse hands-on service with the latest technology to deliver customer experiences unparalleled in the charter booking industry. Our platform is, in fact, number one in the world for charter bookings.
To find the perfect St Martin yacht charter, our system walks you through a series of questions and quickly identifies what you expect from your charter vessel. With this information, our proprietary software automatically matches you to the boats that meet those needs. From 4000 vessels, you are instantly provided with only those relevant to your search. Finding and booking the best yacht charter for your trip to St Martin is done in minutes.
Once your booking is complete, you are connected with an Ahoy Club Customer Experience Manager. Your CEM is a regional expert able to give advice, help with bookings and ensure your itinerary is agreed upon and planned with your captain. Once onboard, everything is taken care of, no plans need to be made, and you can cruise by and enjoy the stops as planned, guided by our team.