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A Day Out Boating

What would a holiday in the Caribbean be without a day trip on a boat? Recreational boating is one of the top activities in St. Martin, whether you choose to go out on a catamaran or a motorboat. You can reserve a boat trip for a whole day, with family or friends, for two or a dozen people. There are countless boat rental companies in St. Martin, all highly qualified professionals offering their services and their boats. They will take you wherever you want to go.

SXM boat rental to visit the nearby islands

Whether you are looking for a relaxing day out and intimate coves just a few minutes away, or to head further out to sea and explore other islands, there’s so much choice in St. Martin. You can sail out to sea, looking for another welcoming land. The nearby islands of Saint-Barthelemy and Anguilla can be reached on a day trip.

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If you leave early in the morning, you’ll have time to visit them, enjoy some time on your boat, and venture between land and sea as you wish. Your skipper will wait for you, the boat will serve as your base camp. You can choose to go and eat at the restaurants on the island, or experience the joys of a meal out at sea, with the anchor thrown down, the wind in your hair, or lying back on the net of a catamaran, looking out across the ocean. Hiring a boat in St. Martin is above-all about experiencing total freedom and listening to your desires, far from any negative vibes. Aboard the boat, you are your own master. Your skipper will organize the trip and your day with you, depending on what you want to see and do. They will provide snorkeling equipment so you can explore the seabed with a mask, tuba and flippers, or scuba diving equipment, including the oxygen bottle and wetsuit. Lifebuoys, inflatable mattresses and life jackets are all available for you. Don’t hesitate to ask for anything you might need. All the professionals of the sea work together and can prepare personalized trips out to sea for you.

Rent a boat to explore the secret spots of St. Martin

The secret spots, intimate places and wild coves can all be reached by boat. Aboard the boat you have chosen, the world is your oyster for this magical day out at sea. Between the whistling trade winds and the world of silence, you’ll sail from sand bank to rocky coast, and dive into this turquoise and emerald treasure.

If you rent a boat in St. Martin, you can access the Nature Reserve and really feel like you’ve gone to the ends of the earth. In just a few minutes, your elegant vessel will lead you to Creole Rock, off the coast at Grand Case. You can organize a remarkable underwater exploration, using some basic equipment (mask and tuba). The skipper can provide equipment on loan if you don’t bring your own, for a snorkeling experience around this site. The waters here are quite shallow, accessible and very well protected. This area is ideal for beginners or for a diving challenge for the more experienced. Grand Case is the ideal stopover and the most picturesque place to moor your boat in St. Martin. You can head straight to the village or on a small rowboat, that you can dock at the pier. In this fishing village, there are lots of restaurants serving great food on the seafront, or the “lolos” for lunch. You can then enjoy the picture-perfect setting of Grand Case beach.

At SXM, you can rent a boat to reach all the exceptional places, including Happy Bay, Anse Marcel and Friar’s Bay. These places are never too crowded and are quiet and pleasant places to moor. They are the ideal stopovers for a swim or a quiet lunch and to swim over to the beaches bearing the same name.

Tintamarre island, a popular place for sea turtles, is just a 10-minute boat ride from the east coast of St. Martin. It is an idyllic destination for a day at sea. You can get there with a boat that is under 10-meters long because it is a protected site, with a sandy seabed. This is a great place for snorkeling. The most beautiful and rare marine creatures can be found here.

Hiring a boat in St. Martin guarantees peace and quiet, a change of scenery, comfort and freedom. Depending on what you have reserved, you will benefit from various services and attentions from the skipper or boat crew. They will take good care of you, to take you on an exploration of the marine world in complete safety, cool you down when the sun gets too hot, and make sure you leave with unforgettable memories. To begin your unforgettable day out at sea, you will most likely be offered a welcome cocktail. These surprising and authentic local flavors of St. Martin are a taste of the relaxing experience that awaits you.

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