Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Saint Martin/Sint Maarten to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

St. Martin
Loterie Farm


Loterie Farm was once a famous sugar plantation, but in recent decades it had fallen into disrepair. Today, thanks to the efforts of a green-minded entrepreneur, the land has been converted into a fine nature preserve/outdoor eco-adventure...  Read More

Bayside Riding Club


Horse rescue is the driving force behind Bayside. These are former race horses and animals that have been neglected or abused – the owners take amazingly great care of the horses, rehabilitating and slowly training them to be gentle tour...  Read More

St. Martin
Butterfly Farm


Informative and unexpectedly entertaining, this fascinating attraction gives visitors an up-close look at some of the planet's most beautiful, delicate creatures. Fantastic guides provide facts about the insect's biology, and then folks are...  Read More

Aqua Mania Adventures


Do a little island-hopping, snorkeling or scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing – Aqua Mania has it all. They offer all sorts of boating trips, from high-speed ferries to leisurely narrated cruises. They also offer kitesurfing, waterskiing,...  Read More

St. Maarten Zoological and Botanical Garden


Native Caribbean wildlife populate this informative attraction on the Dutch side just north of Philipsburg. Mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians are represented, and you'll be thrilled to view ocelots, peccaries, tamarins, monkeys, baboons,...  Read More

America's Cup Yacht Racing - St. Maarten 12 Metre Challenge


Ever dreamed of sailing in an America's Cup race? Well, here's your chance! Four-time America's Cup winner Dennis Conner started up this wildly popular business, which organizes up to four regattas per day in the high season, with five champion...  Read More

St. Martin


This lovely stretch of beach is protected by a coral reef, granting ample opportunity for snorkeling and swimming. The white-sand beaches are popular with residents and tourists alike, and it's not difficult to find food, entertainment, rental...  Read More



Day and night, this underwater-themed casino allows folks the opportunity to play their favorite games of chance and skill. Poker, craps, roulette and baccarat are available, along with hundreds of slot machines and black jack tables. Live...  Read More

St. Maarten
Casino Royale


One of the island's largest casinos, Royale offers craps, baccarat, blackjack, Caribbean stud poker and roulette. It boasts more than 250 slot machines. Restaurants and shops are also available, and its piano bar features Caribbean rhythms along with other catchy tunes.

St. Maarten


Set on the promontory that separates Great Bay and Little Bay, this Dutch military base was Holland's first island outpost. Built in 1631, the fort was intended to solidify a claim for control of the island's salt resources. It was later...  Read More