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June 6, 2011

Marinas

Besides St Maarten’s and St Martin‘s many flares it has become a popular destination and harbour  for Mega Yachts and Yachting enthusiast , especially  due to the enlargement of the Simpsonbay bridge which allows Yachts put to 325 feet long and 50 feet wide to enter the Simsonbay lagoon.  With over 12 Marinas island wide offering their services and newly constructed international airport, Charter companies have made St. Maarten their home away from home for their Mega Yachts. Their flashy lights, glamour, and seductive designs bring a romantic scene to the turquoise water of St Maarten.

The Marinas:

Simpsonbay Bay Marina :

In  calm and protected setting  in Simpsonbay lagoon  within  10 minutes from the Airport with services which include 24 hours security,  shower, electricity and water in a central location with restaurants , super markets ,banks, and beaches within walking distance from the marina.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 18 feet

Slips:  45 for yachts up to 320 feet

For reservations and assistance: web: www.sbmarina.biz email: reservations@sbmarina.biz

Tel: (599) 544 2309

Fax: (599) 544 3378

Isle de Sol Marina :

One of the newest and chicest marinas in St. Maarten located on Snoopy  Island  near the simpsonbay bridge, very popular with  Yacht crews and captain’s. Services include on property car rental services, crew bar and restaurant, pool, and tennis courts . Just a short drive from the Airport and a couple minutes walk to restaurants, beaches   and the New Puerta del Sol Plaza.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 18 feet

Slips:  45 for yachts up to 320 feet

For reservations and assistance:

web: www. http://www.igymarinas.com/marinas/caribbean/#IDS email: yachtclub@caribserve.net

Tel: (599) 544 24 08

Fax: (599) 544 2906

La Palapa Marina :

Directly connected to La Palapa Center which puts shops and restaurants at the finger tips of crew members and Yacht guest for easy access.  The airport is merely a couple minutes for the marina. Serves include Internet, shower, security and day labours.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 18 feet

Slips:  22 for yachts up to 220 feet

For reservations and assistance:

web: www.palapamarinasxm.com email: office@palapamarina.com

Tel: (599) 545 2732

Fax: (599) 545 2510

Port de Plaisance Marina :

Located next to the prestigious Port de Plaisance Hotel and Casinos this marina offers excellent service and access to gourmet restaurants, swimming pools, spa and 24 hours security. Services include special Hotel and Casinos rates, hull cleaning, crew bar and car rental services.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 16 feet

Slips:  90 for yachts up to 300+ feet

For reservations and assistance:

web: http://www.princessportdeplaisance.com/marina.htm

email: info@yachtclubportdeplaisance.com

Tel: (599) 544 2953

Fax: (599) 544 4566

Bobby’s Marina :

One of St. Maarten oldest Marinas dating back to the 1970s in the capital of St. Maarten, Philipsburg. This marina gives easy access to most of St. Maarten Duty free shopping without the need for a car.  Services include 24 hours security, super markets, and restaurants.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 10 feet

Slips:  60 for yachts

For reservations and assistance:

web: www.boobbymarina.com

email: info@bobbymarina.com

Tel: (599) 542 2366

Fax: (599) 542 2442

Island Water World Marina :

Tragically located in a calm harbour with motor maintenance , repair and sales . Offers a great supply store and technical services.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 9 feet

Slips:  56 for boats up to 85 feet

For reservations and assistance:

web: www.islandwaterworld.com

email: sales@islandwaterworld.com

Tel: (599) 544 5310

Fax: (599) 544 3299

Portofino Marina :

With a one of St. Maarten best supermarket directly connect to Portofino allows for easy and fast provision stock up and ideal for rental of personnel slip for private vessels with leases start for boat slip with boat lift at 600 per month.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 10 feet

Slips:  45 for boats up to 110 feet

For reservations and assistance:

web: http://www.igymarinas.com/marinas/caribbean/#SB

email: jroidis@islandglobalyachting.com

Tel: (599) 545 2500

Fax: (599) 545 2501

Captain Oliver’s Marina :

One of the few marinas that does not depend on the bridge and is ideal for travels to St. Barths due to it’s eastern location in Oyster pond. Serves include on property restaurants and cafes.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 10 feet

Slips:  260 for boats and small yachts

For reservations and assistance:

email: captainolivermarina@domaccess.com

Tel: (590) 87 3347

Fax: (590) 87 3347

Port La Royale Marina:

A romantic harbour in the centre of Marigot the capital of French St martin. Luxury Shopping  ,restaurants and as well as boat charter services are at immediate proximity. Services include showers, restrooms and internet.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 7 feet

Slips:  40 for boats up to 45 feet

For reservations and assistance:

web: www.marina-port-la-royale.com

email: regine.hee@orange.fr

Tel: (590) 87 2043

Fax: (590) 87 5595

Fort Louis Marina :

Unrestricted open ocean access highlights this marine in Marigot bay.  With restaurants and attractions in near proximity add to its lively atmosphere. Services include 24 hour security , internet and technical services.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 7 feet

Slips:  230 for boats and yachts

For reservations and assistance:

web: www.marinafortlouis.com

email: www.marinafortlouis@domaccess.com

Tel: (590) 51 11 11

Fax: (590) 51 11 12

Carlson Marina Anse Marcel :

Located in the also hidden location in Anse Marcel in a calm marina with unrestricted ocean access. Services include ferry to St Barth, near beach and restaurant with 24 hour security.

Facility Capacity ;

Depth:  Maximum draft of 7 feet

Slips:  230 for boats and yachts

For reservations and assistance:

email: portolonvilliers@wanadoo.fr

Tel: (590) 87 31 94

Fax: (590)87 33 96

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About the author, Jonathan Schaede

Hi there! My name is Jonathan Schaede and I created this site. Here you will find a lot of information that you would otherwise not find about St. Maarten Real Estate and the market. It's a great way in paragraph form to get to know the neighborhoods and areas in our little Paradise. A little more about me; I had the pleasure of growing up  in St. Maarten and have always been involved in our family owned Real Estate and Development company, Sunshine Properties, founded by my father Dieter Schaede a pioneer in the Real Estate industry. Follow us on Facebook or Google+

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