About St. Maarten
St Maarten Often referred to as the crossroads of the Caribbean is an island filled with new experiences. In this island you have the chance to sail in the yacht that won the America's Cup. Dive, Fish, Hike and Climb the Historic Mount Concordia. St. Maarten is one of the most exciting vacation destinations in the Caribbean. All year round you will experience warm climate and cosmopolitan atmosphere. If you’re looking to have a fantastic vacation, make your destination St. Maarten.
Things not to miss in St Maarten
While in this unique island, enjoy the lifestyle, food, beaches and amazing weather. Make the best of your vacation in this beautiful island with, world class duty free shopping, vibrant nightlife, pristine beaches and year-round warm climate. Don’t miss out on these activities:
St. Martin Catamaran Cruises
American Tennis Academy
Pic du Paradis
Coming up Events
Annual FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show 2014- October
The FCCA organization consist 15 cruise lines operating more than 100 vessels in Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American waters. The FCCA’s command is to provide a forum for discussion on tourism development, ports, safety, security and other cruise industry issues.
St. Maarten's Day.
St. Maarten/St. Martin was discovered by Christopher Columbus on November 11th 1493, the feast day of St. Martin of Tours. This day is celebrated as an official holiday by residence. Various events take place on that day including sporting events, parades, and jump-ups.
Best time to visit St. Maarten
The best time to visit St. Martin and St. Maarten is May and June or between November and mid-December. During this time hotels rates are relatively low and the weather is fantastic.
The island's weather is beautiful all through the year but the months December to May, you will less likely find heavy showers of rain. Out will remain bright and the sky will remain its beautiful blue colour all throughout the day. However, during the months June to November, the island may encounter heavy rains, hurricanes and thunder storms. It is best to travel with the mind-set that you may not have the chance to visit all the beautiful and fascinating attractions.
The best time to travel to St. Maarten when you’re not aiming to over spend is during the low season which is between the months of June and November. Since it is the hurricane season and the winter season has ended, you will rarely come across a huge crowd of tourist. Some of the best hotels will be offering reduced prices on the hotel rooms and you are likely to find discounted airfare. Although it is very affordable and may suit you budget best, don’t forget your vacation will more likely be filled with relaxation.