St Maarten Shore Excursion: Island Sightseeing with Shopping

Shore Excursions in Philipsburg
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Tour description

This tour is all about St. Maarten's history, sightseeing, and shopping. There is no better way to experience this beautiful Island than on this 4-5 hour tour. Visit both the Dutch and French sides of the island, passing through several towns including Philipsburg, Indigo bay, Simpson Bay, Cole Bay Hill and the French capital Marigot. Enjoy shopping at the mall and flea market, sightseeing, walking around, snacking, and lunch. There is no swimming involved on this tour. You will head back to the ship at the end of this wonderful day.

Pass through Philipsburg and up to Divi Little Bay Hill where great views of Philipsburg can be seen. Your next stop will be overlooking Indigo Bay, Cole Bay and Simpson Bay. Then continue on to a 30-minute photo stop at Maho (Sunset) beach which ends where the runway of St. Maarten’s International Airport begins and where some of the largest commercial aircraft come in to land.Continue on to Marigot for some local shopping and while there you may visit the West Indies Shopping Mall, the Local Creole Restaurants and don't forget, those fabulous French pastries at Sarafina’s. Next on to Harbor View Point overlooking Orient Beach, then cross through the border line to head back to Philipsburg where the talk of the town is shopping for approximately one hour. Finally with a wonderful day on the Island behind you, head back to the ship with lots of memories, shopping, laughter and plans on the next trip back to the island.

What's included

  • Air Conditioned Van
  • Complimentary drinks
  • Fully Insured
  • Driver/ Tour Guide
  • Group tour

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Treat a loved one on a special occasion
  • Free drinks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide