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$100 Transfers & Ground Transport

St Barts Ferry Roundtrip Transfer from St Maarten with Shuttle

St Barts is known as the Jewel of the Caribbean and you'll find out why when you sail there from St Maarten. You'll have free time to explore St Barts independently, take a guided tour, go shopping or just relax on one of the island's pristine beaches. St Barts is just a 45-minute sail from St Maarten's Pelican Marina. Departing Simpson Bay, you'll arrive in Gustavia Harbor, the hub of activity in St Barts. Sidewalk cafes offer crepes and croissants for breakfast, car rentals meet the boat, the taxi stand is a few feet away, and boutiques are open for business. The exceptional island of St Barts has white sandy beaches, great snorkeling locations, great restaurants and a unique shell museum. It's a day guaranteed to entertain, crammed with sights and delights! Enjoy lunch at a local burger shack, or go for fine dining at one of the exclusive beachside hotels. Many of the shops in Gustavia may close over the lunchtime period, so it's recommended to go shopping in the morning. Taxi island tours cost around US$12 per person, or privately for around US$50 for two. Check-in for the boat is at 3:45pm for the 4:00pm departure. Arrive back to Pelican Marina at approximately 4:45pm.There is a free shuttle to Pelican Marina, Tuesday through Friday only, from the following hotels: CaravanseraiSonesta MahoRoyal Islander / La TerasseTowersSapphireBellairDivi Little Bay

$139 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

St Maarten Sailing and Snorkeling to St Barts

Spend a fantastic day out on the Caribbean Sea with a sailing journey from St. Maarten to St. Barthelemy, commonly known as St. Barts. After hotel pickup in Philipsburg, you're transferred to Dock Maarten. Here, meet your captain and attentive crew aboard a spacious, fast, and comfortable catamaran. There will be three stops on this full-day tour, starting with the French nature reserve of Île Fourchue, located about an hour away. Have time for snacks, a swim, and a glass of Champagne or mimosa from the open bar. Make a second stop at the island capital of Gustavia for browsing, shopping, visiting the17th-century fort, entering the museum, or simply admiring the mega yachts in the harbor. Next, your captain will dock in Colombier, where you can snorkel, swim with sea turtles, and lounge in the sun.After lunch is served, you'll sail back to Philipsburg, heading downwind while the catamaran surfs the waves. Banana cake, Champagne and grapes top off a spectacular day, ending with hotel drop-off.

$1399 Cultural & Theme Tours

St Barth's Day Charter

We depart our marina in Cole Bay by 9:30 a.m. and then cruise over to St Barths. After a brief check in with immigration, you're free to explore as you will. For the nature lovers, there are several beautiful locations to explore. Fourchue Island offers some great snorkeling (dependant on sea conditions), Columbier beach and St Jean Bay also offer some great snorkeling and beach time. Eden Rock is not to be missed. For purveyors of fine goods and cuisine, there's nothing better than a wander around Gustavia. We can arrange a brief land tour while you're on St Barths. You can tell us what your heart desires and we can make it come true (Well, within reason of course!).

$1150 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Charter from St Martin to St Barth

You choose the time of departure between 8am and 10pm. Once you are aboard, it will take 50 minutes to reach St Barth. You can tell the captain what you want to do, and he will make the best itinerary for you. Included in the trip are gas, the captain, a full open bar, snacks and snorkeling gear. Please note that St Barth taxes ($15 per person) and lunch are not included.Some of the highlights of St Barth are shopping in Gustavia, watching the mega yachts at the dock and visiting Eden Rock. Several beaches can be accessed including Lorient, St Jean and the famous Nikki Beach. You can also snorkel at Colombier or Fourchue Island.Visiting St Barth by boat - it is the best experience, from beach to beach you will see the best of the island.

$800 Water Sports

Billy Bones Private Charter

St.Maarten: Pinel Island, Tintamare, Creole Rock ,Grand Case and La Samanna. 5 Stops. Lets do some snorkeling first, then check out the Iguanas on Pinel Island . Include the must see spots around the island. (full day)  Anguilla, Rendezvous Bay: Enjoy a great day on the beautiful Island Anguilla. Stops on Sandy Island, Meads Bay, Little Bay and Crocus Bay. When we head back to St Maarten the Sun goes down on the horizon right in front of you! St.Barth: If you want to see what the rich and famous doing lets go to St.Barth. Snorkeling stop possible on a way there. Visit the capital Gustavia or just hang on Nikki Beach with some champagne in hand. (full day)  Billy Bones Available for PRIVATE CHARTERS

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