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Looking to rent a villa on St. Martin?
St. Martin or St. Maarten offers villa guests the best of French and Dutch culture
Villa guests can find secluded coves and popular beaches alike on St. Maarten
Our experienced villa experts would love to help you find the best vacation rental for your individual taste
St. Martin villa rentals offer the best of both worlds a laid-back atmosphere or lively evening activities. With 37 idyllic beaches and more than 220 villas to choose from, the lure of the surf is strong. Plum Bay and Prune Bay on the northwest side provide fine, white sand, and great wave breaks for surfers. The southern side of Mullet Bay and Cupe Coy boasts palm dotted beaches of coral sand. Shell hunters and snorkelers love the calm waters and white pink sand of Little Bay and Great Bay, located on the southeastern side.
The islands vibrant nightlife is almost limitless. Numerous island casinos offer table games, slot machines, poker tournaments, and other ways to see if lady luck is on your side. Not a gambler? Enjoy live entertainment, music and tasty food at Cheris Caf. On Tuesday nights, Les Mardis de Grand Case (Harmony Night) is another option. This street fair is a perfect way to sample local cuisine in a fun atmosphere.Other island distractions include the Butterfly Farm, an underwater marine reserve in Orient Bay, and the Sunset Bar and Grill (a must!) by the airport.
St. Martins uniqueness shines in the variety of one- and two-bedroom villa rentals. Small families will feel at home with a full kitchen (perfect for quick snacks or full meals), laundry facilities, a private pool, and maid service (among other amenities). Also ideal for honeymooners and couples, private St Martin villas ensure complete privacy and offers flexibility to do your own thing. Choose from villas with contemporary style furnishings or those with a classic Caribbean vibe.
What's special about St. Martin?
Known as St. Martin by the French and St. Maarten by the Dutch, this Caribbean island has a unique mix of European sophistication and hedonistic island living. Divided into two parts, with one belonging to the French and the other to the Dutch, St. Martin/St. Maarten offers two very distinct choices for travelers. Head to the French side of St. Martin for a laid-back and relaxing vacation that is full of European charm. Venture to the Dutch side of the island for casinos, nightlife, and more. Both sides have villas located near entertainment and recreational venues. St. Martin/St. Maarten, with its two decidedly different personalities, offers the best of both worlds to its visitors.
There is always something to do here, no matter what your interests are. Of course, you're on an island, so you can always hit the beach for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, or shelling. What would a Caribbean vacation be without a trip to the beach anyway? Likewise, you could also fill your day with shopping and sightseeing. St. Martin is known for having some of the best shopping in the Caribbean, and there are many duty-free shops featuring souvenirs, clothing, hand-made jewelry, and much more. The French side of the island is renowned for its fabulous cuisine, where visitors can dine at one of the fine restaurants before heading over to the Dutch side for a night of gambling at one of the casinos or enjoying the nightlife at a bar or club. In terms of mass appeal, St. Martin has one of the top spots due to its varying attractions and unique multi-faceted charm.
The island is very developed, so there are lots of options for accommodations on St. Martin. There's something for every price range here, whether you opt for a hotel, resort, or to stay in one of the island's privately owned villas. If you go this route, you'll have all the comforts of home in a private setting, complete with a living area, kitchen, and outdoor space. Many St. Martin/St. Maarten villas even have pools or beach access for their guests. Staying in a hotel or resort comes with several advantages as well, including concierge services, convenient locations to other island attractions, and other amenities.