Destination guide

Retreat to Island of Saint Martin vacation home rentals

With its vibrant landscape, cultural diversity, rich history, and beautiful weather, the Island of Saint Martin is the perfect destination for an island retreat. Whether you want to swim and sunbathe, take part in some adventure sports, shop to your heart’s content, or explore the unique culture of the island, vacation home rentals on the Island of Saint Martin put you within easy reach of all that this Caribbean paradise has to offer.

History

Historic sites near Island of Saint Martin vacation homes

The Island of Saint Martin has a variety of heritage sites and historical attractions to interest history enthusiasts. Vacation homes can be found near places like Fort Amsterdam, a 17th-century fort ruin with several cannon relics, and Fort St. Louis, a historical monument and former French military stronghold. The Sint Maarten Museum, an island heritage museum with artifacts and crafts showcasing Caribbean culture, and the Mount Vernon Plantation, a green plantation that celebrates the history of sugar, coffee, and rum production, are also fascinating and educational spots.

Things to do

Paradise near Island of Saint Martin vacation homes

Saint Martin is a tropical island utopia for outdoor fun and sightseeing. Vacation rentals are available near top destinations, such as Loterie Farm, a treetop adventure park with hiking trails and zip-lining, and Pic Paradis, an island summit with panoramic views of the islands and surrounding ocean. Mullet Bay Beach, a palm-lined shoreline that’s popular for snorkeling and surfing, and Maho Beach, a sandy stretch of coast with a nearby airport, are also great destinations for fun and relaxation.

Outdoor activities

Recreation near Island of Saint Martin vacation homes

The turquoise waters and sandy beaches of the Island of Saint Martin make watersports one of the most popular recreation options. Surfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, sea scootering, waterskiing, kayaking, kitesurfing, sailing, and deep-sea fishing are available to turn your retreat into the ultimate adventure on the water. On dry land, the diverse landscape is great for walking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and exploring the natural environment that is teeming with wildlife. Regardless of how you want to experience the Island of Saint Martin, vacation homes put you within easy reach of the most exciting sports and outdoor activities.

Beaches

Beaches near vacation homes on Island of Saint Martin

The Island of Saint Martin has plenty of gorgeous beaches for sunbathing, swimming, watersports, and oceanside fun near your summer rental. Cupecoy Beach, a secluded shoreline with limestone cliffs and beautiful sunset views, and Simpson Bay Lagoon, an inland lagoon with a soft-sand beach and gorgeous vistas, provide scenery and quiet environments for an afternoon in the sun. Ilet Pinel, a secluded beach with colorful wildlife for snorkeling, and Dawn Beach, a white-sand strand with nearby beachside amenities and stunning views of the sunrise, are other popular locations.

Restaurants and bars

Cuisine near Island of Saint Martin vacation homes

The Island of Saint Martin is known for flavorful fusion cuisine that comes from its many cultural influences. Fresh fish, delectable lobster, delicious shellfish, and other local seafood mix with succulent meats and local spices create a unique culinary experience, whether you prefer cozy bistros, gourmet restaurants, or anything in between. Vacation homes on the Island of Saint Martin are within easy reach of the best restaurant areas on the island, giving you all you need to satisfy your craving for local cuisine.

Where to stay around Island of Saint Martin?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,141 vacation rentals near Island of Saint Martin. From 978 Villas to 292 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Island of Saint Martin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Island of Saint Martin?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Island of Saint Martin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Anguilla: 304 vacation rentals
  • Saint Barthélemy: 1,770 vacation rentals
  • Sint Maarten: 759 vacation rentals
  • Orient Bay: 956 vacation rentals
  • Simpson Bay: 761 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Island of Saint Martin! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Island of Saint Martin?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Island of Saint Martin:

  • Simpson Bay: 761 rentals
  • St. Barthelemy: 1,771 rentals
  • Shoal Bay Village: 296 rentals
  • Cul-de-Sac: 956 rentals
  • Philipsburg: 762 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Island of Saint Martin?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Island of Saint Martin are:

  • Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM): 762 vacation rentals
  • Saint Barthelemy Airport (SBH): 1,779 vacation rentals
  • Wallblake Airport (AXA): 304 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Island of Saint Martin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Island of Saint Martin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cupecoy Beach: 761 rentals
  • St. Jean Beach: 1,769 rentals
  • University of St. Martin: 763 rentals
  • Shoal Bay Beach: 305 rentals
  • Flamands Beach: 1,761 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Island of Saint Martin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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