Half-French, half-Dutch, Saint-Martin reveals its cosmopolitan face. In 1648, the colonists each peacefully allocated a section of the Antilles island to the other. The cohabitation of an array of populations over the centuries lends the island a unique character. Culture and a change of scene are at the heart of a trip to Saint-Martin.
Laidback seaside living at Oyster Pond
Oyster Pond is a corner of paradise near the Dutch part of the island to the east. It owes its name to the oyster pond that borders it. This coastal village charms visitors with its easy way of life and welcoming locals.
Oyster Pond boasts serene and beautiful landscapes, all you need to recharge your batteries far from the tourist hustle and bustle. Its long stretches of fine sand with leave you speechless and the shallow waters are ideal for swimming and diving by the beach. Caribbean life comes alive in the marina, where you can find little boutiques and restaurants plating up exotic flavours.
IN THE FOOTHILLS OF SAINT MARTIN
The island of Saint Martin is dotted with many hills overlooking the coast. The ascent of these hills allows you to discover the majestic panoramas over emerald landscapes to the sailboats of the Oyster Pond marina. In the surroundings, other points of view reveal the landscape in all its splendour.