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Simpson Bay: Lambada Sunset Cruise of Sint Maarten

1. Simpson Bay: Lambada Sunset Cruise of Sint Maarten

Enjoy a perfect ending to a beautiful day in paradise on an evening cruise around the coastline of Sint Maarten. This coastal cruise on board the Lambada catamaran is truly spectacular and a tour that you will remember forever. Enjoy sightseeing as the Lambada sails from Pelican Marina on Simpson Bay up the coast to Long Bay, straight into the setting sun. Great music and an array of tasty snacks and drinks are provided for your enjoyment aboard the boat. Enjoy the spacious decks of the boat and relax on the nets set up on the front of the bow while the experienced crew provide excellent service and cater to your needs.

Full-Day Catamaran Sail to Prickly Pear and Anguilla

2. Full-Day Catamaran Sail to Prickly Pear and Anguilla

Enhance your St. Maarten holiday with a full-day sail to the gorgeous and unspoiled islands of sun and sand – Anguilla and Prickly Pear. The Lambada has a 17-year history of party boat fun, family gatherings, and an outstanding crew, and is always a top-ranked excursion. Departing from Simpson Bay Resort, the Lambada sails up the west coast of St. Maarten, and from Plum Point across the channel, and to Prickly Pear Island for snorkeling. Non-swimmers can also enjoy the beach and shallow clear water! Enjoy a tasty meal at Johnno's Prickly Pear. Choose the BBQ chicken, fish, or ribs buffet, and then enjoy some free time beach combing, swimming, or relaxing in the sun. Stop for swim at a beach on the way home. Like all the beaches on Anguilla, the sand is white and the waters a breathtaking turquoise blue. During the nice leisurely sail back you’ll be treated to foot-tapping Caribbean rhythms and a tasty rum punch.

St. Maarten: Best of St. Maarten Private Sightseeing Tour

3. St. Maarten: Best of St. Maarten Private Sightseeing Tour

Explore untouched beaches, scenic vistas, and duty-free shopping. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour and climb aboard a bus with a dynamic, entertaining guide and see the highlights of St Maarten on this daytime tour. Visit nearby mountain tops for stunning views of downtown Phillipsburg, Margot, and some of the neighboring islands. Experience the best of St. Maarten in one day, with a private guide for just you and your family or group. Enjoy the guide's full attention as you travel around St. Maarten and avoid overcrowded tours. See St. Maarten and enjoy sightseeing, learn the area's history, get your pictures taken with the gorgeous island views in the background, and do some fabulous duty-free shopping. Eat lunch at a delicious local restaurant, and then move on to swim/relax at Mullet Bay, one of the best beaches in St. Maarten, or decide on any beach of your choice! Do whatever your heart desires and take advantage of the freedom to stay as long as you like at any points of interest.

St. Martin: Private Speed Boat Day Charter

4. St. Martin: Private Speed Boat Day Charter

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you enjoy the sensations of a speed boat ride and select your own itinerary for the day. This private day charter is fully personalized to any of your needs, from the pick-up and drop off time, to the places that you visit and the activities that you participate in. That could be a family day full of activities such as snorkeling, cliff jumping and watching large planes few feet above you in Maho Bay, or a romantic cruise out from the crowd or even a beach party with your friends on an uninhabited island! No matter what activities you choose, you will enjoy an open bar and snorkeling gear. You can let your guide recommend some great restaurants for lunch time, or you can bring your own picnic lunch.

St. Maarten: Half-Day Moon Dance Sailing Charter

5. St. Maarten: Half-Day Moon Dance Sailing Charter

Head off shore and explore St. Maarten on a half-day sailing charter. The Moon Dance leaves from Simpson Bay on a voyage of exploration of the St. Maarten coastline, its beaches, and some of the neighboring islands. You can choose to relax on deck and enjoy the beauty of the coastline, or help out and become a part of the crew. You can try your luck fishing with the poles available on board, or use the kayak to access the shore. Whatever you choose to do during the sail the views are guaranteed to be spectacular! Although lunch is not included in the price of the charter you’re welcome to bring along a lunch to enjoy on deck or to opt for a meal at the Lolo Shacks. Make the most of your stay and set sail on a Moon Dance charter!

St Maarten: Round the Island Cruise on the Santino

6. St Maarten: Round the Island Cruise on the Santino

Experience a round-the-island cruise on the Santino and enjoy snorkeling at Creole Rock and swimming in the sea at Tintemarre. Hike across the island which was once inhabited by workers and the farming industry and even had its own currency. The remains of two airplane wrecks can still be found across the flat plains, as well as the original farmhouse, farming implements, and old stone walls. But it is the breathtaking white sandy beaches and marine life that will draw you to spending most of your time in the water, discovering the rich and protected underwater world. Beach, snorkel, swim, or simply grab a noodle and chill next to the floating cooler. Snorkel gear, beers, sodas, and rum punch are included. Bring your own special refreshments and a picnic lunch. Make a final stop at the palm-fringed Pinel before the ride home. Pinel has a beach with chairs and umbrellas. The water is calm and shallow, making it perfect for kids and lazy noodle lovers.

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What people are saying about Philipsburg

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 7 reviews

This was the BEST tour of St.Maarten EVER and we have been there 10 previous times. Sunita was truly amazing. We learned more than ever. Saw things we never saw. Learned things we never knew. Saw the iguanas, both sides of the island. Visited Orient Beach. Went to Maho Beach and watched planes land overhead. By far the absolute best tour ever. And it was just our party of 7 in a great new well maintained van. Would never visit St Maarten again without a Sunita tour !! Worth every penny and then some. Fabulous service. Awesome communication from the minute we booked. Just top notch from beginning to end!!!

The most outstanding guide on the island. You can't go wrong! He is friendly, full of information on the island, and knows all the best places to go no matter what your preferences are. This guide was wonderful!

The sunset tour was beautiful and the vibes were exactly what you’d hope for. The crew was great and made sure our drinks were never empty. We would absolutely recommend this to anyone visiting Sint Maarten!

Sam, our captain, was awesome. He knew the best places to snorkel, swim and eat. We were able to swim with sea turtles! He even took photos for us. He also took us to watch the planes take off. Very cool.

Too much fun for a 90 minute cruise. The crew was over the top dedicated to everyone having a great time.