The waters off the beaches of St Martin are clear and warm and perfect for exploring the local marine life with a snorkel and mask.
Water sports are by no means the only activities available on the island, but they are by far the most numerous. With surfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, jet-skiing, kite surfing, water skiing, kayaking, sailing and deep-sea fishing on the menu, anyone looking to try out an extreme sport will find everything they are looking for on Saint Martin.

The weather, water and air temperature (averaging between 77°F and 84°F) and dependable trade winds provide ideal conditions for all types of water sports all year round.

St. Martin (French Side)

  • B52 (kitesurf school) - Village Le Flamboyant Nettle Bay - 0690 54 57 57
  • Bikini Water Sports (Jet Ski, parasailing, flyboard,banana boat, snorkeling tour…) - Orient Bay - 0690 49 05 29
  • Blue Odyssey Diving (diving centre, training) - Mercure Hotel, Nettlé Bay - 0690 64 35 87
  • Bubble shop (snorkeling, diving, stand up paddle, kayak, jet ski) - Cul de Sac - 0690 77 67 27 / 0690 77 52 54
  • Caribbean Paddling (kayak & stand up paddle) - Cul de Sac - 0690 22 03 22
  • Creole Rock Watersports (jetski, kayak, stand up paddle, flyboard, day charters...) - Grand Case Beach Club - 0590 87 51 87 / 0690 56 50 56 (plans to reopen in October 2018)
  • Jet Extreme (jet ski) - Mercure Hotel, Nettle Bay - 0590 51 15 53 /0690 54 66 03
  • OC4 Island (hawaian pirogue, stand up paddle) - 0690 56 24 02
  • Octopus Diving (diving center/ snorkeling...) - Grand Case - 00 1721 588 82 45
  • Sea Dolphine (stand up paddle, diving, snorkeling) - Village Le Flamboyant, Nettle Bay - 0690 35 29 00
  • Ski Caraïbes (Wakeboard / Ski school) - Nettlé Bay - 0690 33 30 01
  • Sxm kite school (kitesurf school) - Cul de Sac - 0690 71 72 44
  • SXM Surf Explorer (surfing) - Le Galion -
  • Wind Adventure (kitsurf school) - Orient Bay - 0590 29 41 57 / 0690 36 27 36

St. Maarten (Dutch Side)

  • 12 Metre Challenge (competitive sailing race) - +1 721 5880103
  • Beach Boy Watersports (jet-ski rentals) - +1 721 5564128
  • Blue Bubbles (scuba diving & jetski tours) - +1 721 5568484
  • Dive Safaris (scuba diving - PADI) - +1 721 5452401
  • Fly addiction (parasailing) - +590 690 64 21 90
  • Rhino Safari (self-driving boat) - +1 721 5443150
  • SeaFun SXM (jet ski & flyborading) - +1 721 5816097
  • St. Maarten Sailing School (sailing classes) - +1 721 5805806
  • The Scuba Shop (scuba diving) - +1 721 5453213
  • Tri Sport (kayak tours – paddle board) - +1 721 5454384