Dutch Side

Places to visit on the Dutch Side




Maho Beach is the most famous beach of Saint Martin. She is renowned for landings and takeoffs of planes. Maho Beach is located at the end of the runway of Juliana Airport.

This is, in its category, one of the most spectacular places in the world. At each arrival of large aircraft you have the impression that the plane will crash on you.

Do not forget to bring your camera.

On the right, Maho Reef has more than ten luxury hotels. This place is ideal for tourists who will find, casino, restaurants, bars and shops.
Maho Reef is available for your night lifes.

Mullet Bay


Located between Maho and Cupecoy, Mullet Bay is one of the most popular beaches for tourists.
The sand is white and the sea is turquoise.

On the right side you will find a rather wild area, on the left side you can rent two deskchairs and a parasol for a very affordable price ($ 15).

Restaurants offer menus with local fish or burgers with fries.

If you want to try golf, an 18-hole course is right next to the beach.



Philipsburg, capital of the dutch part, occupies a narrow strip of land between Great Bay and Great Salt Pond. Founded in 1763 by John Philips, Scottish Captain of the Dutch Navy, it quickly became a bustling center of international trade.

Two main roads cross Philipsburg – Frontstreet and Backstreet.

Jewelers, electronics stores or local crafts are available at duty-free prices. This is the kingdom of bargains.
The development of its waterfront, with the construction of the Boardwalk, has allowed Philipsburg to become a favorite spot for tourists coming by cruise ships.

The wild beach, a few years ago, has become a place of relaxation and idleness.

You can spend a day doing good business with the pleasure of the beach and the sun.

Simpson Bay


For many years the Simpson Bay lagoon was home to fishermen. Even though the fishing activity continues, Simpson Bay has become the tourist destination of the dutch side.

There are many restaurants with a variety of cuisines, bars and nightclubs, world-class marinas where boats compete in beauty and luxury hotels.

Simpson Bay has many casinos that attract tourists and residents.
Whatever you wish to do, you will find in Simpson Bay a choice of activities like nowhere else on the island.

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