A beautiful island with a unique mix of cultures, the vibrant Caribbean island of St Martin is quickly becoming one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the world. With a massive range of activities, some of the best beaches in the world, an incredible landscape and a whole host of diverse cities, towns and villages to explore, holidays to St Martin have something for everyone. The island is still divided between French and Dutch rule, with the Dutch side in the south and the French side in the North. Despite this English has become the first language of the island, with various regional accents. Holidays in St Martin are a perfect for families, romantic breaks or group holidays with some of your best friends.
With the islands beaches being the main attraction for many visitors, it is important to know the best ones to visit. Mullet Bay beach is a perfect tropical paradise and a popular spot for the islands surfers. There beach also a borders a superb 18 hole golf course, so if one of you is less keen on lounging in the sun there is always an alternative. If you want to explore a more secluded and picturesque section of the coastline head to Dawn Beach. Surrounded by mountains and stretching for over a mile, this tranquil spot is rarely too busy, with plenty of space to spread out. The snorkelling is great here with hordes of bright coloured tropical fish to be spotted.
There is a truly staggering amount of nightlife options available in St Martin. Although famous for its yearly carnival, you will find plenty to do in the evenings whatever time of year you visit. The bigger towns and resorts are home to the biggest clubs and bars, but wherever there are people in St Martin there is music! Beach bars are dotted along coast, many of them staying open late into the night.
Your perfect holiday in St Martin is a lot closer than you might think! Explore the islands many spots of natural beauty and fantastic beaches all for a really great price. Make it your holiday destination this year and let yourself be won over by the idyllic sights of St Martin. Holidays of this kind are once in a lifetime, so make sure you get the most for your money. Book all your holidays to the Caribbean with lastminute.com
English and Dutch
GMT -4 hours
Princess Juliana airport