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St. Maarten Cruise Reviews

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St. Maarten is busier than ever, as cruise lines call on Philipsburg with their biggest ships. (Sometimes there are a half-dozen in port at one time.) There's also more to do once you disembark, with ...
Ktk1976
04/15
Clean easy on and off. Beautiful island. Rented two chairs and umbrella for $10 right on beach. Beer was $10 ... Read more
tinanguyen6
04/15
We walk to the beach it is a short walk we stay at the beach and the wine there is very cheap so we are ... Read more
Germansailor
04/15
We just took a taxi to Maho beach where we had a look on the landing airplanes. The sun was shining and there ... Read more
Peanutts
04/15
Did not take an excursion because my daughter wanted to go scuba diving and they didn't offer any trips for ... Read more
maritimeweb
04/15
We walked the main road to the beach, only about 20 minutes away. There are numerous shops and places for a ... Read more
Guineagirls2
04/15
We took our own taxi to Orient Beach, for 7$ one way, and 8$ back to the boat. This is a nice beach with ... Read more
cindyruth
04/15
Went shopping and spent a while at Sharky's. Drinks are a lot cheaper than on the boat, so we had some fun ... Read more
mimijes
04/15
There were 4 ships in port the day we were there. We took the water taxi into town and walked around on the ... Read more
tiggerfun
04/15
Took a cab to the downtown area; cost is $3.00 and it took you to the shopping area along with the beach. ... Read more
gcgold
04/15
Our friends took us to a fantastic beach bar on the side of the airport runway. Had a few beers and a ... Read more
Locobill49
04/15
Best day of all. We took the water taxi to Front Street. We rented lounge chairs and umbrellas and then went ... Read more
Setting sail for fun
04/15
Just just walked around St. Maarten and shopped. Enjoyed lunch a beachfront cafe. It is very easy to take ... Read more
nedanurse21
04/15
We did not do an excursion on St. Maarten. We took a cab to the beach and then a cab back to Philipsburg for ... Read more
unfancy travler
04/15
Loved St. Maarten, the beaches were beautiful and very warm. My now all time favourite beach is Orient Beach. ... Read more
NJsharon
04/15
Main street for shopping is great! Very pretty, lots of shops, tons of bargains to be had! Beautiful island ... Read more
bbrock6110
04/15
We again had no trouble with transportation and took a van to Orient Beach. Lounge chairs were available for ... Read more
JOENYLOVESGEM
04/15
St Maarten is my new second home. We got a local to give us a local tour. Truly amazing. No tourist traps. ... Read more
SCMountaineer
04/15
In St. Maarten, again because we have previously been there many times, we chose to disembark and take a ... Read more
SouthChinaCruiser
04/15
Orient Beach is one of my favorite beaches anywhere! Skip the offered "tour" and just get a cab. ... Read more
H.Allan
04/15
Just wandered the downtown, did some shopping and sightseeing. Then took a cab over to Divi Bay Resort so we ... Read more
mr_guns
04/15
You can take a water taxi right near were the ship docks or just walk. We walked to the shopping and beach ... Read more
Cel64
04/15
We cabbed to Mullet Bay. I believe it was $8.00 pp. The beach is beautiful. You can rent chairs and umbrellas ... Read more
LarBear
04/15
Last day, and no sea day before getting back to San Juan, so needed some "unwind time" . Got off ... Read more
sgiann13
04/15
We took the water taxi over to Great Bay Beach. Once you get off the taxi we walked the boardwalk and settle ... Read more
neilrr
04/15
The shopping is great. The merchants are the best - very honest and reputable. We love to shop for liquor, ... Read more

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