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Make great memories with your loved ones on the tropical island of St. Maarten!

👪​Fretting about where to take your kids to give them a lifetime experience for their next vacation? The dual nation Island of Sint. Maarten, the Dutch Side and Saint Martin, the French side, is an amazing family-friendly island in the Caribbean, filled with adventure for your kids, scenic beauty, great activities, and delicious food! 


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Visit St. Maarten to experience the delight of tropical living with your kids and family on your next vacation!

St. Maarten, SXM, is an excellent choice for your next tropical family vacation offering top world-class beaches, blue ocean water, activities, friendly people, a grand resort and food experience!

Is the Island of St. Maarten (Saint Martin) good for kids?

Yes, St. Maarten (Saint Martin) is extremely kid-friendly ! 

What are some great things and activities we can enjoy as a family with our kids on the island of St. Maarten?

There are plenty of great kid-friendly activities you can enjoy as a family on the Island of St. Maarten with your kids. Start by hitting the most kid-friendly beaches on the Island. On the Dutch side you can visit Maho beach, Great Bay beach, Little Bay beach, Kim Sha Beach, and Mullet beach, and on the French side of Saint Martin, you can visit Orient beach, Pinel Island, Grand Case Beach, and Friar's bay beach. For nature, take your kids to Parotte Ville Bird Park, zip lining with rainforest adventures, Tiki Hut Snorkel Park, Butterfly Farm, Loterie Farm, Aqua Mania Adventures and Rhino Safari Excursion. Finally, you can take your kids on a history tour of the island by visiting  St. Maarten Heritage Museum,  Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, and Island's first natural history museum at Amuseum Naturalis!

Where can I rent a family car or minivan in St. Maarten or Saint Martin?

To rent a family car/minivan in St Maarten or Saint Martin, check out Europcar, St. Maarten, SXM! While there are many car rental companies in St. Maarten, you will find that Europcar offers a wide range of vehicle types, including family minivans and SUVs, prices, and addons to choose the perfect vehicle for your family. Europcar has three locations in St. Maarten: Princess Juliana International Airport, in Simpson Bay on the Dutch side, and Grand Case airport and Marigot Ferry terminal in Saint Martin, the French side. Europcar offers child, toddler and booster seats as addons.  


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What are some of the best kid and family friendly, all-Inclusive family resorts in St. Maarten or Saint Martin to stay with my kids? 

Some of the best kid friendly all-Inclusive resorts in St. Maarten, the Dutch side, include Simpson Bay Resort and Marina, Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, Divi Little Bay Beach Resort, Orient Beach Hotel, Oyster Bay beach resort, and Hilton Vacation Club Royal Palm St. Maarten and Hilton Vacation Club Flamingo Beach St. Maarten. On the French Side, Saint Martin, check out Hotel L'Esplanade, and Grand Case Beach Club.

What restaurants should I take my kids to eat at in St. Maarten?

The Island of St. Maarten is known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, so there are many family restaurants for you to check out! IZI Ristorante Italiano, Vesna Taverna, Spices of India, Buccaneer Beach Bar & Restaurant, Pineapple Pete Restaurant & Bar, Al Pasha, Reveil Matin SXM Breakfast & Lunch, The Greenhouse, Little Jerusalem SXM and Coffee Lounge are some of the restaurants options you should start with.

What local food or dishes should my family try on the island of St. Maarten?

Local island food that your family can try in St. Maarten's include Johnny Cakes, Conch and Dumplings, Locri, Guavaberry Liqueur, Callaloo, Codfish Fritters, St. Maarten Spareribs and Crabmeat-Stuffed Shells.


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What are the main emergency hospitals and clinics in the Island of St. Maarten?

There are two main emergency hospitals located on both the Dutch and the French side of the Island of St. Maarten: Sint Maarten Medical Center, Philipsburg and The Louis Constant Fleming Medical Center, Marigot in Saint Martin. 

Is St. Maarten safe to travel with kids?

St. Maarten is extremely safe to travel to as a family. Make sure to exercise normal safety precautions when you travel, but other than that you don't need to worry at all.

Can we do a day trip on St. Maarten with kids?

Yes, there are plenty of day trip options for you to choose from to do with your kids on the Island. You can book directly on the websites of the trip providers such as TripAdvisor or Viator or rent a car with Europcar to enjoy the island, save time, and partake in activities on your own terms!

St. Maarten is one of the best Caribbean destinations to spend your time with your kids and family!

Want to explore Saint-Martin with a rental car?

Explore our selection of car rentals. Yours is waiting for you! 🌱Remember to carpool and drive responsibly.


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