Rendez-vous in Saint-Martin

  • Saint-Martin

    © Laurent Benoit


    © Laurent Benoit

  • Marigot Market in Saint Martin

    © Laurent Benoit

    Marigot Market in Saint Martin

    © Laurent Benoit

Rendez-vous in Saint-Martin Rue de Gumme Cellen Quarter of Orleans

Saint-Martin, more than elsewhere

Saint-Martin is a small, 37 sq mile French and Dutch island with a thousand contrasting facets, allowing you to explore and find more than you expected!

Dubbed the "Friendly Island", Saint-Martin welcomes you to come and discover beautiful landscapes, amazing culture, and fine cuisine. Its sounds, colors, and aromas will arouse all of your senses!

From its calm and quiet sunsets, to its addictive nightlife, Saint-Martin promises neverending pleasure.

The authenticity of its numerous markets and shops offers opportunities to take a little piece of the island home with you. Your stay on the island will create memories that will last a lifetime, forever enticing you to return again and again. Come enjoy the best of island living, and fall in love with the Caribbean charm.

Don't miss

  • La Baie Orientale (Oriental Bay)
  • Fort St-Louis
  • Pinel islet
  • The market in Marigot
  • Philipsburg
  • Grand Case

Useful information

  • Main town: Marigot (French part)
  • Entry formalities: For citizens of the European Union, the European Economic Area, Andorra, Monaco and Switzerland, visas are not required, you just need a valid passport (flights land in the Dutch part of the island), and a return ticket. For nationals from other countries, and only for stays of three months or less, an ordinary valid passport is sufficient, with your return ticket.
  • Time difference with Paris: - 5 hours in winter, - 6 hours in summer
  • Currency: Euro and US $
  • Climate: Mild tropical
  • Temperature: Between 27°C and 29°C (~80 - 85°F) year round

Getting there


Montréal (YUL)-Saint Martin (SXM)

  • 2 flights per week from December- April (Thursdays and Sundays)
    • Thursday: flight WG762 departs 8:30 am, arrives 2:25 pm
    • Sunday: flight WG762 departs 11:00 am, arrives 5:00 pm 

Toronto (YYZ)-Saint Martin (SXM)

  • One flight per week on Thursdays all year long.
  • From December-April, two flights per week (Thursday and Sunday)
    • Thursday: flight WG760 departs 6:15 am, arrives 10:50 am or departs 3:25 pm, arrives 9:00 pm
    • Sunday: flight WG761 departs 12:40 pm, arrives 4:40 pm

Air Canada 

  • Montréal via Toronto (YYZ)-Saint Martin (SXM)
  • One flight per week from December 21- April 19, 2014
    • Flight AC1244  departs from Toronto at 10:40 am, arrives 4:15 pm


  • Toronto (YYZ)-Saint Martin (SXM)
  • Flight WS 2652 departs 9:15 am, arrives 1:35 pm

Peak season

  • October 29, 2013- April 24, 2014: 3 flights per week (Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday)
  • December 16, 2013- April 21, 2014: 4 flights per week (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)


  • May-September: 2 flights per week (Sunday and Tuesday)
    • Connection available from Montreal (YUL)- Toronto (YYZ) the same days
    • Montréal (YUL)-Saint Martin (SXM) : flight WS 579 departs 7:00 am arrives 8:24 am


From Montréal (YUL), 1 flight per week on Wednesdays from December 22, 2013- April 20, 2014 (reservations available through travel agents)


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