Sint Maarten / St. Martin

Things To Know

Latitude 18.4207° N,  Longitude 64.6400° W
Languages Spoken:  English, Creole English
Capital:  Road Town, Tortola  Population:  30,231 (2020)
Island Group:  Greater Antilles  Highest Peak:  Mount Sage, 521m
Currency:  US Dollars
Dialling Code:  +1284
Temperature:  28C (Winter months) to 32C (Summer months)
Wind:  Typically 10 to 25 knot of Trade Winds, SE or NE, year round
Best Time To Visit:  Mid-December to Mid-April is the peak season, with May and June great options too before the hurricane season.
Hurricane Season:  1st June to 31st November, highest risk mid-August to mid-October.
Weather:  
Transport:  Taxis and minibuses accessible all over the island.
Main Ports to Visit:  Road Town, Virgin Gorda, Guana Island, Peter Island, Norman Island, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Cooper Island, Salt Island, Scrub Island
Popular Attractions:  Soggy Dollar Beach Bar (White Bay, Jost Van Dyke), Sandy Cay (E of Jost Van Dyke), Anegada for the north beaches, conch island and the lobster restaurants, the Indians next to Norman Island, Norman Island and the Caves / Privateer Bay, the Wily T party boat now on Norman Island, Cooper Island Beach Club, the Wreck of the Rhone off of Salt Island, Scrub Island and a day pass at the spa hotel, Virgin Gorda and the famous ‘The Baths’, Leverick Bay and, of course, Richard Branson’s Necker Island.
Other island destinations within reach:  US Virgin Islands, St Croix, Anegada, St Martin, Anguilla, Puerto Rico
Electricity:  Electricity on the island is 110V.
Fishing and Diving:  Recreational fishing requires a permit which can be bought online.  Spearfishing is not allowed.  Scuba diving is allowed freely, without a permit.  
WiFi;  Hot-spots and 4G mobile networks cover most of the island, where terrain allows.

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St. Barts

Things To Know

Latitude 18.4207° N,  Longitude 64.6400° W
Languages Spoken:  English, Creole English
Capital:  Road Town, Tortola  Population:  30,231 (2020)
Island Group:  Greater Antilles  Highest Peak:  Mount Sage, 521m
Currency:  US Dollars
Dialling Code:  +1284
Temperature:  28C (Winter months) to 32C (Summer months)
Wind:  Typically 10 to 25 knot of Trade Winds, SE or NE, year round
Best Time To Visit:  Mid-December to Mid-April is the peak season, with May and June great options too before the hurricane season.
Hurricane Season:  1st June to 31st November, highest risk mid-August to mid-October.
Weather:  
Transport:  Taxis and minibuses accessible all over the island.
Main Ports to Visit:  Road Town, Virgin Gorda, Guana Island, Peter Island, Norman Island, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Cooper Island, Salt Island, Scrub Island
Popular Attractions:  Soggy Dollar Beach Bar (White Bay, Jost Van Dyke), Sandy Cay (E of Jost Van Dyke), Anegada for the north beaches, conch island and the lobster restaurants, the Indians next to Norman Island, Norman Island and the Caves / Privateer Bay, the Wily T party boat now on Norman Island, Cooper Island Beach Club, the Wreck of the Rhone off of Salt Island, Scrub Island and a day pass at the spa hotel, Virgin Gorda and the famous ‘The Baths’, Leverick Bay and, of course, Richard Branson’s Necker Island.
Other island destinations within reach:  US Virgin Islands, St Croix, Anegada, St Martin, Anguilla, Puerto Rico
Electricity:  Electricity on the island is 110V.
Fishing and Diving:  Recreational fishing requires a permit which can be bought online.  Spearfishing is not allowed.  Scuba diving is allowed freely, without a permit.  
WiFi;  Hot-spots and 4G mobile networks cover most of the island, where terrain allows.

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