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The Best 10 Things to Do In St Martin

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November 22, 2022

Have you ever wondered about some of the best things to do in St Martin? Often, it’s not easy to find the ideal opportunities for your time in St Martin, but this shouldn’t ever hold you back from enjoying an amazing break away. Fortunately, the following ten options are undeniably among the best things to consider to help ensure your time in St Martin is memorable for all the right reasons.

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#1 Fort Louis

Undoubtedly, no trip to St Martin would be complete without taking in the breathtaking sights from the majestic Fort Louis, which looks out directly over the Marigot Harbour. 

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#2 Pic Paradis

If you’re the sort of person who loves breathtaking views, the sight from Pic Paradis is almost unbeatable. The only reason we’ve listed it in second is that it’s quite the hike to reach the pinnacle, which may not be for everyone – but it’s well worth it if you can make it to the top!

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#3 Orient Bay Beach

Few beaches can offer quite the same magical charm as Orient Bay Beach. This beautiful, well-developed, and expansive beach is genuinely one of the most amazing places to visit for a luxury Caribbean trip.

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#4 Fort Amsterdam

For a historic trip, visiting the amazing Fort Amsterdam is well worthwhile. This historic location has a history dating to the 1600s, so there’s a lot to see and do while visiting the fort.

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#5 The Butterfly Farm

Discover the true beauty of nature at the incredible Butterfly Farm. The Butterfly Farm showcases some of the most breathtaking butterfly species, making it a great place for photos. 

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#6 St Maarten Zoo

During your time in St Martin, be sure to stop by the St Marteen Zoological gardens to discover some of the amazing creatures kept there. Indeed, while it’s not the biggest zoo, it’s easy to see how much care goes into the zoo’s collection of unique animals, and this is certainly worth a visit during your time on the island.

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#7 Mullet Bay

Without a doubt, Mullet Bay is a genuinely breathtaking bay with picturesque golden sands and perfectly blue waters. The bay is also surprisingly quiet compared to many others, so it’s a great place to stop for a slightly quieter few hours.

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#8 Look Out for Seals

Did you know that St Martin is well known for its population of local seals? With this thought in mind, looking out for seals – or even going snorkeling to spend some time with them in person – could be an excellent option to consider.

#9 Old Street

If you’d like a memorable shopping experience, the shops of Old Street are genuinely some of the most amazing places to visit. Many of the properties date to the 19th century, so there’s a certain charm and beauty to the street that makes is popular among locals and tourists alike.

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#10 Watch the KLM Aircraft Come In

You’ll rarely ever have the chance again to get quite as up-close-and-personal with an in-flight commercial aircraft than with a visit to the Maho beach, where the KLM planes come in to land. With planes almost brushing the tops of beach umbrellas, it’s a sight that’s a must-see option while visiting St Martin.

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Final Thoughts 

If you have been looking to visit St Martin, it’s worthwhile to give some of today’s amazing ten activities to try. Indeed, St Martin is truly a breathtaking island, but if you want to make the most of your trip, you’ll want to add some of the region’s most stunning destinations to your plans.

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