St Maarten Shore Excursion: Orient And Maho Beach Half-Day Tour - Philipsburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    April-October: 9am, *Please note: November 2018-March 2019, tour departs at 10am (island local time)
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from the Philipsburg cruise ship port
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

While in port in St Maarten, enjoy fun in the sun at two of St Maartens renowned beaches Orient Beach and Maho Beach. Your friendly guide will deliver you to Orient Bay Beach where jet skiing, sailing and paragliding are among the water activities on offer (own expense). Youll have plenty of beach bars and restaurants to choose from before watching aircraft fly overhead at Maho Beach. With your proximity to Princess Juliana International Airport, you'll be a jet setter on this half-day shore excursion that includes complimentary refreshments and round-trip transport.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free drinks included
  • Get inside tips from a local

Know More about this tour

When your cruise ship docks at the Philipsburg cruise port on St Maarten, meet your friendly guide for your half-day shore excursion to the islands best beaches. Enjoy complimentary refreshments aboard your air-conditioned van or coach as you head to Orient Bay Beach. At St Maartens longest beach, equipped with complete tourist amenities, youll find a wide selection of beach bars and restaurants within easy reach.

Take a dip into the clear waters of the Caribbean or consider more active water sports, such as jet skiing, sailing, paragliding or kids activities available (own expense). After two hours at beautiful Orient Bay Beach, your guide will transport your group to Maho Beach, known for its proximity to Princess Juliana International Airport and the planes that fly close overhead.

Settle in at Maho Beach around midday, just in time to see large aircraft arriving at the nearby airport. Enjoy lunch at Sunset Beach Bar and Grill (own expense) while you listen to the live feed from the control tower. Then, watch airplanes loom overhead as they approach the runway, and feel the tremble of the jet blasts from departing flights.

With approximately two hours to spend at Maho Beach, relax in the cool Caribbean breeze or stroll along the pure white sand and get lost in the rhythm of crashing waves on the rocks that rise off the coast. Your guide will transfer you back to the cruise terminal when youve achieved official status as a St Maarten beach bum!

Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Philipsburg port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Beverages (water, beer, soda, guavaberry rum punch) while intransit
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or van
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food
  • Beverages at lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Note: this tour is for cruise ship passengers only

It is recommended that you bring a swimsuit, towel and sunscreen

Minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Note: tour departure time is based on local island time, not cruise ship time

During the winter season (November-March) there is an additional departure time of 11am. The 9am departure time is available year-round

Please Note: A portion of Orient Beach is clothing optional.