It is a Dutch constituent country in the Caribbean. Its capital is the city of Philipsburg.
St. Maarten is considered the most multicultural of all the Caribbean islands, with more than a hundred nationalities living together peacefully.
St. Maarten is known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, thanks to the French and Dutch influences on both sides of the island.
The island of Saint Martin (Saint-Martin/Sint Maarten) has a hot and humid tropical climate. Temperatures range between 24°C and 31°C.
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.
The official currency is the Antillean Florin (ANG) at the exchange rate of 1 USD = 1.80 ANG.
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, 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.