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Front Street and Back Street, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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Shopping, Dinning, Cultural, Romantic Walk
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice walk” (46 reviews)
“water taxi” (66 reviews)
“front street” (91 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Front Street and Back Street, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-542-2964
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Whats a vacation to a tourist spot without the typical tourist stuff. Nobody is forcing me to buy this stuff, but the flea market false shortage good deals are tempting. But I'm on vacation, not on a shopping trip, so bring on the fun. Nobody...More

Thank Travelfrquently
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were in port on a Carnival cruise. After a day of jet skiing, we took the water taxi to the boardwalk to do some shopping. There is a huge selection of shops and restaurants.

Thank Demelza T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great little shops - perfect for picking up souvenirs. Has an ATM with low fee so it was easy to get money. Wear a hat - the sun beats down on your head while you are walking around.

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The streeets were so clean and the colorboxes in the windows ot the houses were so colorful! We enjoyed rental lounge chairs on the beach and enjoying the clear water

Thank loridV7773RR
Reviewed 30 September 2017

apart from the amazing view of the great bay, there is nothing to do here. everything is aimed at day trip tourists from the cruises that come here. food is bad and overpriced. shops are cheesy

Thank Christian P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We love St Marin for the Shops and the Beaches. Lots of little shops. The prices here are very reasonable, though you would need to negotiate.

Thank MC P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A nice extension of the beach where our hotel was situated. Shopping, food, drinks and entertainment are all available here. And it leads to the marina, extra bonus.

Thank Suyen D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Lots of bar/restaurants. Beach is at your feet. great people watching and nice views of the cruise port.

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We booked this tour with our hotel. Our tour guide gave us more time to look around, have lunch and mingle with the locals. The stores are great and the owners are not pushy. There are good restaurants, ice cream parlors and cafes. despite the...More

Thank Njbella154943
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A shopaholic's paradise. Nice jewelry...but the stores open based on when the cruise ships come in. So do you homework before venturing out in the late afternoon

Thank Havahart2017
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2 September 2017|
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Response from nikescold4 | Reviewed this property |
We always play at the Princess Casino. It has great dealers and Supervisors. We seem to win there. . .We used to go to the casino in Mullet Bay, but it closed down. The Great Bay had a Great Casino until it became machine... More
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17 May 2017|
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Response from ccchiro | Reviewed this property |
The boardwalk in Philipsburg is on Great Bay. It is a nice clean sand beach with attendants for chairs/umbrellas for swimming and sunning and water sports but it is not a good snorkeling area (too busy and wavy). You want... More
21 March 2017|
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Response from Ellen D | Reviewed this property |
A young couple came to visit us from the French side & they took a bus to Philipsburg & then a cab. Just take a cab you eill be good.