Fort Amsterdam and Fort Willem built by the Dutch and British respectively in 16 are well-known landmarks which give evidence to St. Two main streets, Front Street and Back Street run the length of Philipsburg with interconnecting alleys: a shopper’s paradise – duty-free!
Philipsburg also offers interesting attractions and historical sights such as the Courthouse, the St.
Snorkeling, deep sea fishing, jet-skiing, yachting, catamaran circumnavigations, kayaking, swimming, sunbathing, world-class beaches, yacht charters, boat tours, you name it we have it. A mere 15-minute walk from the terminal or a 5-minute ride by water taxi, our “city” awaits the curious cruise passenger.
Come experience a lifestyle that is unlike any other in the vibrant Trinity Grove area.
This 355-unit community featuring studio, one, and two bedroom homes is destined to set a new standard as a community diverse from any other within the area.
Our transportation network was improved by the completion of the Simpson Bay Lagoon Causeway in December 2013. We became a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Maarten is one of the world’s leading cruise destinations and is soon to be a leading Caribbean port of choice for regional transshipment. Maarten, rich in diversity, history and opportunity! We are one of the most successful tourist destinations in the Caribbean.
The construction of this causeway eases traffic congestion for tours as well as for individual beach-bound passengers. Maarten will lead in the Caribbean through quality service and operational excellence while providing a safe and secure environment for our customers and the people of St. OUR MISSION – To provide quality integrated services to our customers through continuous development and innovation in all areas of business while maintaining the leadership role in the economic devel-opment on St. Martin is the smallest island in the world to have dual nationality. Remarkably, over 130 nationalities are represented. We are proud of our island and proud of our islanders! Maarten consists of the southern half of the island with Philipsburg, it’s capital, at the head of Great Bay in the southeast and Simpson Bay Lagoon to the west. The Kingdom of the Netherlands now comprises of four countries, the Netherlands, St. There is a reason why we are known as “The Friendly Island”!
Teachers are a lot of fun, but the first priority for them is to get you speaking Spanish well.
You still can enjoy a family-like atmosphere, although the school now is one of the biggest in the country.Upgrading of existing overnight facilities to cater to the ever-expanding number of staying guests, we are always a port on the move. Founded in 1763 by John Philips, a Scottish captain in the Dutch navy, Philipsburg soon became a busy commercial center.The Great Salt Pond, actively mined up until 1949 was a lucrative income source for the island. The close proximity of our cruise and cargo operations necessitates an action plan to reduce carbon emissions. Maarten has harnessed wind and solar energy and we’re working hard to embrace new and innovative alternatives to do even more.Just a short 5-minute drive from downtown gives you quick access to the Bishop Arts, the West End, Dallas Arts District, Uptown, Design District, and so much more.