St. Maarten/St. Martin has two basic systems - Dutch and French - are both parliamentary forms of government. Half Dutch and half French this island offers two different cultures in one vacation destination. You may travel between the sides of the islands without passing through security.
The French side, St. Martin, is quiet, with breathtaking white beaches. St. Martin's capital is Marigot.
The Dutch side, St. Maarten has lots of fun activities, from snorkeling and waterskiing, to tennis and golf. St. Maarten's capital is Philipsburg which has an active nightlife.
Business and Economy
- Flamboyant Employment Services
Specializes in providing temporary, part-time, and temp to full-time staffing/employment services on the island of St. Maarten/Saint Martin.
- American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
International institution of higher learning offering a medical education program, taught in English. Founded in 1978. Overview of programs, the campus, admissions, photo gallery, and contact details.
- Caribbean International Academy
International Day school opens for the first time on September 2, 2003 for grades 7th-10th. Includes admissions guidelines, academic curriculum, employment opportunities and contact information.
- University of St. Martin - Features details on its associate, undergraduate and graduate degree programs, admissions, academic calendar, course descriptions, and programs of study.
Maps and Views
- St. Maarten-Info.com
Directory containing links to St. Maarten topics.
- Visit St. Maarten
Official site of the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association. Provides tourist information and includes a database of beaches, hotels, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, attractions, events, water sports, excursions and activities.
News and Media
- The Daily Herald
Provides both home delivery on St. Maarten and electronic delivery via the web.
- SXM-TV 6
A full-service, local television broadcasting and audio and video production company. Pre- and post-production services available, along with local recording artists, mission, services and contact details.
Recreation and Sports
- Bobby's Marina Ship Yard and Marina
Full service marina located in Grand Bay Harbour, Philipsburg. Includes a boat yard, facilities, overview of services, policy terms, and history.
- Wind Adventures
Club Nathalie Simon, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and hobie cat safaris. Located in the french area of the island.
- Fabulous Feasts
Gourmet chef, butler and catering services. Personal services provided at vacation villas, yachts, aircraft, weddings and special events. Chefs serve unique menus that blend the best of classic French and Caribbean cuisine. Pricing chart and menu items are featured.
- Sint Maarten Guavaberry Company N.V
Makers of this legendary island folk liqueur of Sint Maarten. Features recipes, product lines including gourmet hot sauces, merchandise and apparel, perfumes, rums, and gift ideas.
Society and Culture
- Arthur's Car Rental
Offers a variety of rental cars. Includes photos, prices, terms, conditions and online reservation form.
- Tropical Car Rental
Island and fleet descriptions plus online reservations. St. Maarten's own car rental company with three locations.
- Value Car Rental
Features free airport pickup and drop-off, and unlimited mileage. Includes reservation form and photos of available vehicles.
- Windward Express Airways
Charter and cargo airline servicing the Windward Islands and the Eastern Caribbean. Based at Princess Juliana International Airport.
Travel and Tourism