Also known as the ‘Saint Tropez of the Caribbean’, Saint Martin is reputed for its exciting beaches, a trendy and lively entertainment and a free-port where visitors can indulge and shop untaxed. Situated at a distance of 200 kilometers to the northwest of Guadeloupe, this excellent tourist island destination of the northeast Caribbean is sprawled over a 87 square kilometer charming landscape. Featuring several hiking trails cutting across dry forests covering hilltops and slopes, the two urban settlements of Saint Martin, Philipsburg and Marigot towns have cohabited peacefully for over three centuries.
Fully equipped, Saint Martin now has emerged as a well structured tourist paradise which is especially a favorite to the Americans. Showcasing a luxurious atmosphere from beach bars in Orient Bay to night pubs in Marigot, Saint Martin has many casinos and clubs to allure the night birds as well. With a total of 36 beautiful picturesque beaches offering sun and sand, Saint Martin presents an extraordinary Caribbean marine treasure and several exquisite deep-sea diving sites.