A St. Maarten yacht charter is one of the most memorable experiences not only because of the beauty of the island, but also due to the island’s rich-culture. The island of St. Maarten has two spellings since the northern half of the island is French (St. Martin) and the southern half of the island is Dutch (St. Maarten). The two sides have had a spirit of neighborly cooperation and mutual friendship for almost 350 years.
St. Martin is a magical island, embedded between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The island offers natural landscapes that span lagoons and beaches that are perfect for a luxury yacht to enjoy from its own charter. You even have the chance to dive and snorkel some of the most pristine reefs in the world. For yacht charter guests that enjoy watersport fun, a variety of activities can be enjoyed. Whether you want to dive, surf, wakeboard, windsurf or kitesurf these are activities that are offered throughout the island. If you prefer to relax in the warm sun or on the white sand beaches St. Martin’s is home to 37 beaches are said to be the finest in the Caribbean. St. Martin has something for everyone when it comes to a yacht charter vacation. Whether you’re here for the swimming, sunbathing, sports or simply to relax, there’s room for everyone to find their own little corner of paradise.
Simpson Bay and Simpson Bay Lagoon is a perfect location for luxury yacht charters. The full-service marinas offer a gorgeous view of the island, while enjoying the calm turquoise waters. The landlocked lagoon is also 12 square miles so you can enjoy watching the other boats that are anchored. Oyster Pond is another yacht charter destination that the entire family will enjoy because it is in the middle of the two territories capitals. The island’s two capitals, Philipsburg on the south side of the island and Marigot on the north side of island, each have their own striking wonders that can be explored.
Philipsburg, has cobblestone streets and colorful, colonial-style buildings that line the Front Street shopping area. Along this mile long commercial district you can enjoy stunning art galleries, historic forts, as well as Great Bay Beach and its lively boardwalk. Marigot has colorful houses, a multitude of restaurants as well as energetic produce and craft markets. It is also next to Grand Case Bay, which is said to have the Caribbean’s best dining. Grand Case Bay is also located right next to one of the best snorkeling spots on St. Martin, Creole Rock. Just off the Northeast coast of the island you can find the island of Tintamarre. A peaceful uninhabited island that is perfect for snorkeling and watching the sunset over the Anguilla channel.
St Maarten is the home of the famous Heineken Regatta, which is held every year during the first weekend of March. This world-renowned sailing event offers four days of World Class Racing and has had over 35 countries represented over the years.