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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Maho Beach and Lucas Bay Sightseeing

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    What to Expect
    Meet your local guide at the cruise port in Philipsburg and climb aboard your comfortable van for a half-day exploration of St Maarten. Along the way, enjoy complimentary beer, soda and water, and listen to your guide detail the rich culture and history of this divided Caribbean Island.

    Visit Grand Case, an adorable village containing streets lined with colonial-style houses and shops. Stop at any of the fantastic restaurants in this food-centric town for lunch, or sidle up to a street vendor and purchase a Caribbean snack. Walk down to stunning Grand Case Beach to check out the sand and surf.

    Visit Lucas Bay, a less-visited beach on the Atlantic side of the ocean. This beach, the last French beach on the East side of the island, is a popular site for amateur divers.

    Continue to Marigot on the French side of this Caribbean island. Enjoy 45 minutes of free time to walk the charming streets of the city, grabbing a drink or a croissant at one of the cafes. Visit the outdoor market to experience the abundance of produce and spices the island offers.

    Stop at Maho Beach, famous for its location close to the flight path of aircraft taking off and landing at nearby Princess Juliana International Airport. Hang out on the beach while jumbo jets roar directly overhead. 

    When your 5-hour shore excursion is over, the tour guide will drop you off back at the cruise terminal in Philipsburg. 

    Worry-free Shore Excursion:

    We will ensure your timely return to the cruise port. In the unlikely event that your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to your next port. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See Viator's terms and conditions for full details.
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    Departure Point
    Tour departs from the St Maarten cruise ship terminal
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 2:15pm
    • Local guide
    • Beer, soda and water
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed January 21, 2019

    We have been to St Maarten before, the excursion with Twin Island Excursions made this our best visit to the island by far, starting with Douce who is such a friendly and attentive guide to the island. He took us to the beautiful Orient beach...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    2  Thank Stephanie T
    Reviewed January 15, 2019

    Our guide made the wet weather bearable Our guide made the wet weather bearable Our guide made the wet weather bearable

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank John H
    Reviewed January 6, 2019

    Left us waiting for over an hour and then pushed us onto a different tour with a different operator which didnt do what we had paid for- absolutely terrible experience- only had the one day in St Marteen and so now missed out what we...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    6  Thank cassy w
    Reviewed December 23, 2018

    Thanks to Ricky the driver of the tour. Te tour is 5 hours and Ricky explain everything of history of Sta. Maarten. I recommended this excursion 100%. Its perfect for the price. I visit to beach and I have a spectacular photos from Maho beach...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank MirandaFamilyTravel
    Reviewed September 14, 2018

    The 5th of September we made the island tour with our great guide Deuce! We stopped at different beautiful sites to take pictures, had time to have a swim in the bleu water at Orient Beach, shopping time at Marigot and spotting airplanes at Maho...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    2  Thank Karina_kva
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    Bridget A
    May 26, 2019|
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    Response from annabV1559IZ | Reviewed this property |
    About 30 minutes. But it was a holiday and they were having a carnival so he didn’t want us to be late for our ship departure.
    Janet P
    January 10, 2019|
    Response from InfrquentTravlr | Reviewed this property |
    Met just outside the gates of the cruise terminal. 9am would be fine.
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