From Philipsburg: St. Maarten Island and Beach Tour


Discover St Maarten’s highlights on this guided day trip from Philipsburg. Pass one of the island’s beautiful reefs on your way to an iguana farm, relax on the popular Orient Bay and Maho beaches, and explore the capital, Marigot. Enjoy a comfortable transfer to and from your accommodation.

Begin the island adventure at your hotel, where you will be picked up. On your way out of Philipsburg, stop to admire a stunning reef before you arrive at an iguana farm, where you can get up close to the striking lizards.

Next, spend some time relaxing at Orient Bay, a sweeping white sand beach and the island’s most popular. Head to the fishing town of Marigot, the island’s capital, and explore its shops, museums and casinos.

Continue to Maho beach, a popular plane-spotting location where you can watch them up-close as they come in to land. Finish up at Bell’s Lookout Point where you can enjoy the view of Simpson Bay Lagoon. Your driver will then transfer you back to your hotel.

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Not suitable for

  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with motion sickness


What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Change of clothes
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Beachwear


Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Bikes
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Feeding animals
  • Relax beside the white sand and turquoise water at Orient Bay beach
  • Visit an iguana farm and get up-close to the remarkable reptiles
  • Explore the fishing town of Marigot and its museums, shops and casinos
  • Watch low-flying airplanes come in to land over Maho Beach
  • Gaze over Simpson Bay Lagoon from Bell’s Lookout Point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Island tour
  • Guide
  • Food and drinks
5 hours

Pickup included

Please be ready to meet your guide 15 minutes before they are due to arrive. Here are some directions on how to get to us. As you exit the ship, walk towards the main entrance. On your way will see a bar called Sharky, walk past the bar, then on your right you will see a taxi dispatch sign. Walk through the taxi stand, then you will see a security booth, right behind the security booth you will see someone with a sign with your name on it. he will direct you to your tour guide.

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