Philipsburg

St. Maarten

Sign up to get the hottest cruise deals!

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

See & Sea Island Tour

This tour combines the best St. Maarten has to offer, both on land and beneath the ocean's surface. In Grand Case you’ll...

DETAILS

Seaworld Explorer

Discover St. Maarten's sea life in a semi-submarine, developed in Australia for use on the Great Barrier Reef. You'll si...

DETAILS

Aerial Sky Explorer & 360° Views

Experience St. Maarten’s newest attraction, the Soualiga Sky Explorer chairlifts. Take a tranquil ride up two lifts span...

DETAILS

Aerial Sky Explorer & Flying Dutchman

As an adventure-seeker you will simply love this new thrill ride that takes you on the Pirate Sky Ride with the landscap...

DETAILS

Featured Philipsburg CRUISE ITINERARIES

Added to Favourites!
Log In to save and share your favourites.
Log In
Enjoy the beautiful blue skies and bay in Philipsburg, St. Maarten.

10-Day Southern Caribbean from New York

Scuba dive through the Rhone shipwreck off the coast of Tortola. | Find out what makes Cagney’s truffle parmesan fries so famous.
SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
San Juan (Puerto Rico); Tortola (British Virgin Islands); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
Added to Favourites!
Log In to save and share your favourites.
Log In
Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas

9-Day Caribbean Round-trip Miami: Great Stirrup Cay & Dominican Republic

Sail aboard Norwegian Sky, refurbished from bow to stern in 2019.
SHIP Norwegian Sky
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami (Florida);
Grand Turk (Turks & Caicos Islands); Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); San Juan (Puerto Rico); Great Stirrup Cay (Bahamas);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
Added to Favourites!
Log In to save and share your favourites.
Log In
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

11-Day Caribbean Round-trip New York: Dominican Republic & San Juan

Cruise to paradise in true luxury in The Haven. | Toast paradise sunsets at our unique onboard bars.
SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic); San Juan (Puerto Rico); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); Tortola (British Virgin Islands); Grand Turk (Turks & Caicos Islands);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
Need Help Planning the Perfect Cruise Holiday?...
93 176 34 70