St Maarten Tips For Travellers Podcast #257

Queen Mary 2 and other cruise ships docked in St Maarten Caribbean

In this episode of the podcast Gary Bembridge of, visits St Maarten in the Caribbean to provide tips for travellers on the 10 must-see sights and attractions. In addition he also provides some key observations, historical highlights, best time to visit, getting there and around and general tips and advice.

Saint Maarten is unique is the Caribbean as its truly an Island of two halves – half French and half Dutch dominated. Two capitals on one gorgeous and lush island. Its a mix of gorgeous Caribbean beaches, duty and tax free shopping, with french flair and fine dining and dutch partying thrown in.

The episode covers the following must-see sights and attractions:

  1. Explore Philipsburg.
  2. Explore Marigot.
  3. Explore the Forts close to Philipsburg.
  4. St Maarten Park.
  5. Coterie Farm near Pic Paradis (highest point on island).
  6. Grand Case.
  7. Beaches – 37 key ones in all!
  8. Maho Beach where planes land.
  9. St Maarten Museum.
  10. Boat trips and water sports

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Gary Bembridge

Gary Bembridge Grew up in Zimbabwe, based in London since 1987. Been travelling for over 20 years every month of every year as a global marketing professional. In 2005 launched Tips for Travellers Blog & Podcast to share his learning on how to get the most out of every destination he visited. The podcast been in the Top 15 Travel Podcasts on iTunes ever since launch. Also runs the Travel Bloggers Podcast ( )

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