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Philipsburg

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Phillipsburg main drag

Philipsburg is the capital of in Sint Maarten on the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean sea. It is a busy port for cruise ships and one of the Caribbean's best shopping spots.


Get around

If you are staying on the island for multiple days, don't be afraid to explore. Rent a car; it is very simple to get around and people are friendly. You can get around the island in about 1 and a half hours total time. Don't leave anything of value in the car.

See

Beach behind downtown shops

Do

  • Check out the butterfly farm located on the French side of the island.
  • Have a horse back ride down the beach at coconut grove.

Buy

Shopping is duty free on the island. Also see notes for St Martin.

Eat

(see same topic for Saint Martin)

Drink

Try local drinks such as Guavaberry Liqueur which is sold in the authentic store at the head of the main streets in the heart of the town of Philipsburg.

Sleep

(see same topic for Saint Martin)

Get out

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