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Highlights in Saint Martin
- Fishing village Quartier d´Orleans
- Carnival of Philipsburg
- Zoo of St. Martin
- Beautiful sandy beaches
- Unique dive sites
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Apartments on St. Martin
On the Caribbean island of St. Martin you can have your breakfast in the holiday home, enjoying the fantastic view of the sea and the coast, especially if the accommodation is situated in the hills. Furthermore, from an apartment in the centres of the villages you can reach the shops and restaurants in a short time. The cottages are also beautifully situated directly on the beach.Find exquisite accommodation on the island
On St. Martin you will find a large repertoire of holiday homes, from small 2-person studios to deluxe suites and spacious holiday homes. In terms of equipment, large terraces with garden furniture and barbecue are standard equipment. The beautifully landscaped gardens are also the perfect place to relax after a long day on the beach.
Vacation on St. Martin
Location and orientation
The island St. Martin belongs to the Lesser Antilles as well as to the "islands above the wind". The hilly island is of volcanic origin and therefore has a remarkable flora and fauna. The north of the island belongs to the overseas territory of France, the south is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This makes St. Martin the smallest island in the world that belongs to two states.
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The fishing village Quartier d´Orleans is idyllically situated in a hilly area on the east coast. This place is the original settlement and the former capital of the French, which is why you can admire some interesting 17th century buildings here. Take a stroll through the village and then stop at one of the excellent restaurants to get to know the country and its people as well as the specialities of the region a little better.2. The carnival: experience an exhilarating celebration
In Philipsburg, in the Dutch part of the island, the famous carnival always takes place in mid-April, during which different events are held every evening. Of course, you can also attend the parades, which are accompanied by numerous costumed people, music and steel bands. A Miss Carnival is elected every year on the occasion of the festival. In addition to the Grand Carnival Parade, there is also a special parade for children.3. Admire Caribbean animal species
Visit the St Martin Zoo, home to more than a hundred animals from 40 species. The animals come mainly from South America and the Caribbean. In addition there is a botanical garden with many exotic plants on the one and a half hectare large area. At the large playground your children will find plenty of space for climbing and romping.
Princess Juliana International Airport is located directly on the coast. There the airplanes, among other things also large-capacity machines, fly due to the proximity to the Maho Beach partly only few meters over the heads of the beach visitors past. The ideal place to take unusual photos.
Things to know
St. Martin is subject to a tropical monsoon climate, which brings holiday guests and residents from August to December rainfall and quite a few hurricanes. The best time to travel is therefore from January to April. When it comes to temperatures, it can get up to 34 degrees Celsius. The water temperature during this time is up to 26 degrees.Beautiful areas for diving
On St. Martin there are some breathtaking dive sites, such as south of Philipsburg, where you can admire the frigate "Proselyte" in 17 meters water depth. A special feature is also the Moonhole, a crater under water in which you can dive down to its 21 meter deep bottom.
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