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Saint Maarten

It is a Dutch constituent country in the Caribbean. Its capital is the city of Philipsburg.

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St. Maarten is considered the most multicultural of all the Caribbean islands, with more than a hundred nationalities living together peacefully.

Meatballs in a pan

The gastronomy

St. Maarten is known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, thanks to the French and Dutch influences on both sides of the island.

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

The weather

The island of Saint Martin (Saint-Martin/Sint Maarten) has a hot and humid tropical climate. Temperatures range between 24°C and 31°C.

flag of Sint Maarten

Official language

The language is Dutch. Although the 68% population speaks English. Spanish is the second most spoken language, without being official. French is important because it is spoken in the neighboring French territorial collectivity of Saint-Martin.

Netherlands Antillean money in the black wallet

Official coin

The official currency is the Antillean Florin (ANG) at the exchange rate of 1 USD = 1.80 ANG.

What to do in St. Maarten?

This magical island offers the best of two great cultures, the French and the Dutch, perfectly fused with the warmth and color of the Caribbean. Cruise ship visitors can easily walk from the cruise ship dock to the city center,
vue-aerienne-tintamarre

Known for its rugged beauty, the uninhabited island of Tintamarre, part of the San Martin Nature Reserve, lies 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) off the northeast coast of San Martin. A popular day trip, the island boasts historic ruins, large grass fields from an old plantation, pristine beaches, and abundant wildlife.

Maho Beach

Maho Beach, especially if you are an aviation lover. This is because Maho Beach is right next to an airport and planes fly directly over the beach so low you feel like they could land on you.