Philipsburg

St. Maarten

Cruises To Philipsburg

With an area of only 37 square miles, the island of St. Maarten is the smallest landmass in the world to be divided between two governments. The southern Dutch half offers casinos, duty-free shopping and island culture. The French half is all subdued sophistication. Looking for a cruise to St. Maarten? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of St. Maarten
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AST (Atlantic Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Dutch, French, Spanish and English. Say "hello" in Spanish: "hola", Dutch: "hallo", French: "bonjour"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Netherlands Antilles guilder (ANG)
    Tax and duty-free on jewellery electronics and fashion. View our Port Shopping Guide.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursions for beaches, kayaking, sightseeing, power rafting and more! Pier to downtown-1 mile.
    • Famous For
      Philipsburg has 50 unique dive locations! Kayak to secret coves then visit Fort Amsterdam and see border monuments.
    • Fun Fact #1
      St. Maarten was spotted by Christopher Columbus in 1493. But the island's real history began with French and Dutch settlers who divided the island in 1648.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Divided between Holland and France St. Maarten is the smallest landmass in the world to be shared by two sovereign nations.

Philipsburg TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

VIEW ALL

America's Cup Regatta

Dennis Conner's America's Cup winning Stars & Stripes, Canada II and True North are yours for this once in a lifetime ad...

DETAILS

Golden Eagle Sailaway & Swim

Sail aboard the original Golden Eagle Catamaran known for its 5 star service and professional crew that will attend to y...

DETAILS

Tall Ship Experience

Discover your inner pirate with a dynamic day of sailing and enjoy this scenic glide across dazzling turquoise Caribbean...

DETAILS

Ultimate Island Tour & Explorer Cruise

This is the ultimate way to spend your day in St. Maarten. This tour visits both the French and Dutch side of the island...

DETAILS

Featured Philipsburg CRUISE ITINERARIES

Added to Favourites!
Log In to save and share your favourites.
Log In
Stroll San Juan’s vibrant, historic streets.

7-Day Southern Caribbean from San Juan

Beauty and charm abound on this idyllic Caribbean itinerary. | Hiking, snorkelling, gambling, and shopping are all available on this dynamic itinerary
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK San Juan (Puerto Rico);
Bridgetown (Barbados); St. John's (Antigua); Basseterre (St. Kitts); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands);
DISEMBARK San Juan (Puerto Rico);
Added to Favourites!
Log In to save and share your favourites.
Log In
Live on island time in Marigot Bay.

7-Day Southern Caribbean from San Juan

Beauty and charm abound on this idyllic Caribbean itinerary. | Hiking, snorkelling, gambling, and shopping are all available on this dynamic itinerary
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK San Juan (Puerto Rico);
Castries (St. Lucia); Bridgetown (Barbados); Basseterre (St. Kitts); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands);
DISEMBARK San Juan (Puerto Rico);
Added to Favourites!
Log In to save and share your favourites.
Log In
The beaches of Isla Verde are gorgeous, day and night.

11-Day Eastern Caribbean from New York

Caribbean's Leading Cruise Line - World Travel Awards
SHIP Norwegian Breakaway
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
San Juan (Puerto Rico); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); Basseterre (St. Kitts); Tortola (British Virgin Islands);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
Need Help Planning the Perfect Cruise Holiday?...
93 176 34 70