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$50 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: Beach, Sightseeing and Shopping

Whether coming from your hotel or cruise ship, the tour will begin with pickup at the Cruise Information Center. The first stop will be a brief stop at the French and Dutch border then onto Oyster Pond which overlooks the island of St Barths. Here you can take photos or simply take in the view!The next stop will be at Orient Beach where you'll be able to swim and have lunch (additional cost). After the beach, the tour will continue on to an open market in Marigot, the French Capital. You will have time to walk around the market, shop and get lunch or try some of the famous pastries and the local bakeries.From Marigot the tour will stop at the iconic Maho Beach where you will get to see low flying planes land at the airport. This is a sight not to be missed! From there we will take a drive through Simpson Bay marina and stop at Harold Jack Hill. This spot provides views of Simpson Bay marina the airport and Anguilla. This is a perfect photo opportunity!From Harold Jack Hill the tour will return to Philipsburg where all guests will be returned in time to meet their ship's sail time.Upon return to Philipsburg, transfer back to the ship will be provided free of charge, or you may choose to remain in Philipsburg to shop or sight-see at your own leisure. Walking back to the ship takes between 12 and 15 minutes, or a taxi may take you for approximately $3.

$57 Shore Excursions

St Maarten Shore Excursion: Orient Beach, Marigot and Maho Beach

Enjoy this narrated historical island tour that takes you to both the French and the Dutch side of the island and includes free drinks! From the Philipsburg cruise port you will be taken to three amazing stops on the island. The first stop will be at the popular Orient Beach on the French side for approximately one hour and fifteen minutes. At Orient Beach there are numerous water sports available for purchase. You can also relax on the white sand beach or swim in the crystal clear water. The second stop will be at Marigot, the capitol of the French side of the island, for another hour where shopping and great Island cuisine is available. Find amazing souvenirs or stop at a local restaurant for some lunch. After Marigot, the third and final stop will be at the very popular airport beach also known as Maho Beach which is on the Dutch side of the island. You will have another hour to watch planes make amazing landings and take offs right above you. After your time at Maho Beach is complete you will be taken back to the Philipsburg cruise port or to downtown Philipsburg for some additional shopping (optional).

$35 Shore Excursions

St Maarten Orient Beach and Maho Beach Shore Excursion

Enjoy this shore excursion that allows you to visit two sought after beaches in St Maarten. After meeting at the designated meeting point near the cruise ship port, begin your adventure by heading first to Orient Beach.At Orient Beach you can hang out, walk on the white sand, swim in the ocean, or rent a beach chair and relax while sipping on your favorite drinks. For the more adventurous, there is also the option to go parasailing, snorkeling, kite surfing and kite flying. You can also rent a jet ski, water trampoline or banana boat. The options are endless! There are lots of bars and restaurants with Creole and French cuisine where you can grab some authentic local food. You will have two hours at Orient Beach to enjoy the sand, sun, water and breeze. Next, the adventure will continue to Maho Beach (Sunset Beach) for another two hours. Maho Beach is famous for being located in front of the Princess Juliana International Airport where some of the largest aircraft come in for landing right overhead and take off right before your eyes. These planes land so close you feel like you can reach out and touch them! This is an unforgettable experience that will not soon be forgotten. With the day well spent at the beach with a tan line to show for it, head back to town where you have an option of remaining or being dropped back off at your cruise ship.

$105 Outdoor Activities

4x4 Island Sightseeing Tour in St Maarten

This excursion experience provides the adventurous with an opportunity to get away from the crowds and enjoy wonderful views of incredible St. Maarten and neighboring islands from vantage points not normally accessible. The 4X4 convoy will explore several locations including the famous gourmet paradise at Grand Case and the scenic lookout at Cole Bay Hill. There are beautiful views of the Simpson Bay Lagoon and the neighboring islands.Explore the shops, markets and restaurants in the French capital of Marigot before the caravan proceeds to a wonderful pristine white sandy Caribbean beach facility. A stop off at Orient Beach will allow you to enjoy a refreshing swim in the Caribbean water and the opportunity to relax and enjoy the beach before returning to the parking lot.

$910.16 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Catamaran Sailing Eco tour

Start time Am 9:00 from Orient beach (Wind adventures) - We will take you to the catamaran with a dinghy . After a 30 minutes sail, we will try to see dolphins (if you are lucky), and stop on Tintamare Island for snorkeling. Our guide will show you where is the reef and sea turtles spot. You will stop in Tintamarre for 2 hours, and then set sails to Creole rock (in front of Grand case). Lunch  (not included) will be possible at the Grand case BBQ Lolo's restaurants or another option will be Pinel Island. Included: - skipper - drinks (soft drinks and beers) -snorkeling gear - 2 stand up paddle boards Not included: - lunch

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