The first stop of the day is at Oyster Pond! Spend 5 minutes here before heading over to one of St. Martin's most popular beaches - Orient Bay Beach. Here you will stop for 1.5 hours of beach time. From Orient, the tour will continue over to the French capitol city of Marigot for 40 minutes. Indulge in local fair, open air shopping, French pastries or higher end shopping in the West Indies Mall.
After stopping in Marigot, head over to the most popular area on the Dutch side. Spend one hour at Maho Beach, where you can watch the planes land and take off. After making your way from Maho Beach, you'll go through the Simpson Bay area, where the nightlife is very lively with multiple delicious restaurants to choose from as well as great nightlife.
Make one last picture stop on the Cole Bay Hill. See the island layout of the Simpson Bay Marina, airport area and the neighboring islands: Anguilla, Statia and Saba. Upon arrival in Philipsburg area, you may choose to remain in Philipsburg to shop or sight see at your leisure. If you decide to walk back to the ship, it takes between 12 and 15 minutes, or a taxi may take you for approximately $3. For those who would like to return to the ship immediately, simply remain in the vehicle. It is recommended to bring swimwear, suntan lotion, a towel and a fun attitude! Beer, water, soda and rum punch are included all day.