It’s hard to believe how much there is to do and see on St Martin.
Despite its small size, this breathtaking little island holds more excursions and adventures than you can imagine.
To experience all you can with the time you have, you’ll need an excellent tour guide. You’ll need someone who will turn every hour on our island into a memory you’ll have for the rest of your life.
So here we have a list of top tours, the best of the best, to make your every moment on Saint Martin unforgettable.
BERNARD’S ST MAARTEN TOURS
Length: 4.5-5.5 hours
Website: Bernard’s St. Maarten Tours
Phone: +1 (721)550-1216 (St Martin) | (954)376-6582 (United States)
For the island’s highlights, you’ll want Bernard’s Tours. It’s hands down the best way to see the entire island. Bernard has been here his life, and he knows everything about St Martin. By the end of his tours, you’ll see why he loves this little island so much.
His local tours will take you allover St Martin. You’ll experience scenic vistas, visit the French markets of Marigot, watch the planes at Maho beach, and much more. Bernard offers group and private tours, both of which are phenomenal.
SINT MAARTEN ATV ISLAND TOUR
Length: 4 hours
Website: Twin Island Excursions
Phone: +1 (721)526-2341
If you’re up for a little more adventure, and fewer crowds, experience St Martin via ATV. Before you begin, the tour will start with a quick ATV how-to. So don’t worry if you’ve never ridden one before. You’ll then travel on the island’s backroads, discovering a whole new side of St Martin.
You’ll traverse through the mountains and visit beautiful scenic vistas. Stops include visiting the French capital of Marigot, the white-sand beaches of Orient Bay, and Maho Beach for plane watching and drinks.
THE HISTORICAL PHILIPSBURG BY BICYCLE TOUR
Length: 3 hours
Phone: +1 (721)545-4384 (St Maarten) | (59)05-90-87-08-91 (St Martin)
With a rich history which includes many battles, St Maarten’s past comes to life on this scenic tour. First, you’ll cycle at a relaxing pace through Philipsburg. There, you’ll visit Philipsburg’s oldest inn, the city’s centre, and the historic courthouse.
After, you’ll cycle up to beautiful Fort Amsterdaam, the site of 17th-century battles and one of the island’s most beautiful vistas. If you can, plan to arrive for sunset. It’s breathtaking.
THE 12METRE CHALLENGE
Length: 2.5-3 hours
Website: 12 Metre Challenge
Set in the beautiful Great Bay of Sint Maarten, the 12 Metre Challenge is like no other shore excursion. With no experience necessary, climb aboard one of the America’s Cup racing yachts and experience the thrill of a lifetime. You’ll be racing head-to-head with another yacht while taking in gorgeous views of the bay. Finish the race with rum punch celebrations just outside of the America’s Cup compound.
You can take part in the sailing, or sit back and enjoy the ride. Either way, this is an excursion you’ll never forget.
Regardless of which tour you’ll choose, you’re bound to make memories you’ll cherish forever. St Martin is special. Soon you’ll know why.