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Carnival season comes to St Maarten...

Carnival – that time of year when the main road into Philipsburg is dedicated to feathers, sequins, and loud music. This year was no exception. Carnival troupes came out in all their glory to strut their stuff and show off… Read more


St Maarten/St Martin 2018

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Sky high with Rainforest Adventures St. Maarten

Tuesday, 28th November 2017

St Martin, Island Life, Things to do, Family Excursions,

Tearing down a steep cliff face with our hair streaming out behind us and the wind in our faces, strapped into a canvas chair. That was how we spent the morning just before the official opening of the Rainforest Adventures… Read more

Top things to do on St. Maarten / St. Martin: visit The Butterfly Farm

Tuesday, 15th August 2017

St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

Planning your vacation to St. Maarten / St. Martin and looking for amazing experiences and things to do on your holiday? The Butterfly Farm is the perfect outing for all the family, with gorgeous gardens bustling with colorful butterflies to… Read more

The SXM Music Festival returns for a second year

Tuesday, 14th March 2017

Entertainment, St Martin, Things to do,

2nd Annual SXM Music Festival

The first SXM Music Festival was a resounding success and this years’ festival looks set to put this exciting event firmly on the events calendars for the island. A number of top international DJs will be spinning their stuff, including Aeden,… Read more

The St Maarten Heineken Regatta

Tuesday, 28th February 2017

Entertainment, Events, St Martin, Things to do, Calendar of Events, Watersports,

This week the St Maarten Heineken Regatta will celebrate its 37th anniversary, taking pace on March 2 – 5. Recognized by sailors worldwide as one of the sailing world’s best regattas, each year the event lives up to its worthy motto, “Serious… Read more

St Maarten hots up for Carnival season

Friday, 24th February 2017

Art + Culture, Entertainment, Events, St Martin, Things to do,

Carnival season on St Maarten

With St Maarten hotting up for Carnival season we meet costume designer Erica Fortuno to find out what it takes to turn boxes of feathers into gorgeous works of art. Erica graciously agreed to share a behind-the-scenes look at just how she’s… Read more

Aqua Mania Adventures’ Pink Sunset Sail raised over $3000 for Breast Cancer Awareness Foundations

Friday, 7th October 2016

St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

Friday October 7, 2016 – Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – The 2nd annual Pink Sunset Sail, organized by Aqua Mania Adventures as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, was an enormous success. Over $3000 was raised by the event which… Read more

Don’t miss the boat! Final days to purchase tickets for the Pink Sunset Sail

Thursday, 29th September 2016

St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

This year’s Pink Sunset Sail is fast approaching, taking place this Saturday, October 1st at 5pm. The 90 minutes coastal sail is a fundraising event to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. Aqua Mania Adventures cooperates with the Positive and Elektralyets… Read more

Overwhelming support for Aqua Mania Adventures’ Pink Sunset Sail

Friday, 23rd September 2016

St Martin, Things to do, Calendar of Events,

After last year’s huge success, Aqua Mania Adventures will again be hosting a Pink Sunset Sail on October 1st, 2016. This event is organized as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month and functions as a fundraiser for the local… Read more

Aqua Mania Adventures 2nd Pink Sunset Sail in support of Breast Cancer

Wednesday, 7th September 2016

St Martin, Things to do, Calendar of Events,

After last year’s enormous success, Aqua Mania Adventures is bringing back the Pink Sunset Sail to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. This second edition takes place on Saturday October 1st from 5pm – 7pm, the day after the Pink Parade… Read more

Waikiki Beach, Orient Bay, St. Martin/St. Maarten

Tuesday, 30th August 2016

St Martin, Food + Drink, Things to do, Travel Guide, Bars + Lounges, Beaches, Family Dining, Family Excursions, Food + Drink,

In the heart of Orient Bay, on St. Maarten there is Waikiki Beach, an exceptional beachfront that combines the pleasures of the sea and those of gastronomy. The popular location features a shop, massage area, watersport center, bar and restaurant. The… Read more

37 Don’t-miss St Maarten Adventures

Wednesday, 27th July 2016

St Martin, Things to do,

Whether you’re a first-time visitor to St Maarten or long-time Soualigaphile, how do you know you’ve got the best out of the island? Simple. Work your way through Nick Marshall’s handy Bucket List of St Maarten’s unforgettable experiences, one for every square… Read more

Explore St. Maarten and her beautiful sister islands with Aqua Mania

Thursday, 21st July 2016

St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions, Watersports,

St Maarten is at the heart of the Caribbean. A vacation to this one island can take you on adventures to three neighboring islands and Aqua Mania Adventures knows exactly how to do it. Explore Saba, the ‘Unspoiled Queen’, untouched… Read more

9 great activities for kids to do on St. Maarten

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

Vacationing with your family on St. Maarten? Here’s 9 great activities for kids to do on the island, from tree top adventures to dive safaris and butterfly fun… 12 Metre Challenge Experience the thrill of sailing on one of the… Read more

Captain Oliver’s Regatta: La Joie de Vivre

Monday, 23rd May 2016

St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions, Watersports,

In his own inimitable style, the sadly now late, Olivier Lange – better known as Captain Oliver – while enjoying a sociable whiskey or two with friends, one of whom happened to be a journalist, light-heartedly accepted a challenge to… Read more

An Island Girl’s guide to Gustavia, capital of St. Barth for the day

Thursday, 7th April 2016

St Martin, St. Barths, Things to do,

St. Maarten resident and globetrotter Riselle, AKA the Traveling Island Girl shares her guide to Gustavia, the capital of the exquisite island of St. Barth. Oh La La, St. Barth, payground of the rich and famous. This beautiful French island lies… Read more

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