Island Information

"St. Maarten" is the Dutch side of the island, spanning sixteen square miles. "St. Martin" is the French side, covering 21 square miles. Known as the "Friendly Island", it is the smallest island in the world that is shared by two nations. Together, the two countries make up one of the most diverse islands in the Caribbean.

St. Maarten/St. Martin

The two co-existing nationalities bring a taste of Europe to the Caribbean. "St. Maarten" is the Dutch side of the island, spanning 16 square miles. "St. Martin" is the French side, covering 21 square miles. Known as the "Friendly Island", it is the smallest island in the world that is shared by two nations.

St. Maarten Properties

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sale

villas-homes

St. Maarten

900k-1.3mill

beachfront

Villa Casa Boca #75

Villa Casa Boca #75

$

950,000

5

beds

5

baths

St. Maarten

rent

long-term-rentals

St. Maarten

3000-5000

beachfront

Beachfront in a sought after community #480

Beachfront in a sought after community #480

$

3500

3

beds

3

baths

simpson bay

St. Maarten

rent

long-term-rentals

St. Maarten

500-1000

central

Aventura Inn #5673

Aventura Inn #5673

$

1200

1

beds

1

baths

cupecoy

St. Maarten

sale

villas-homes

St. Maarten

900k-1.3mill

hillside

Villa Divoire #301

Villa Divoire #301

$

1,250,000

3

beds

3

baths

belair

St. Maarten

Shared By Two Nations

The two co-existing nationalities bring a taste of Europe to the Caribbean. "St. Maarten" is the Dutch side of the island, spanning sixteen square miles. "St. Martin" is the French side, covering 21 square miles. Known as the "Friendly Island", it is the smallest island in the world that is shared by two nations.

Together, the two countries make up one of the most diverse islands in the Caribbean. The two co-existing nationalities bring a taste of Europe to a pleasant Caribbean climate. This is why it is said, "a little European, a lot of Caribbean".

Real State

St. Maarten / St. Martin offers a wide variety of real estate possibilities which makes save for us to say that their is something for every one, with no restrictions against foreigners owning property and favorable tax laws for real estate buyers on the Dutch side.

St. Maarten is known as "The Friendly Island" Sunshine Properties expert team with in-depth knowledge of the Real Estate Market will be your guide familiarizing you with the current Real Estate Market and properties. Our considerable experience combined with our professional staff, allow us to state with certainty, that you will not find better advice and service than at Sunshine Properties. Our services include all aspects of property sale, rental and management. We are also uniquely placed to offer you expert advice on construction and creation of your dream home , as well as ownership and operation of off-shore holding companies.

Key Features & Attractions

Location

The island of St. Maarten / St. Martin is located in the North Caribbean at 8.1 degrees North Latitude and 63.3 degrees West Longitude. It lies directly across the path of the balmy north trade winds. 

Beaches

St. Maarten has 37 beautiful and exotic beaches accompanied by the re-nounned Turquoise water that only st. Maarten / St. Martin offers.

Size

The Island covers 37 square miles with Dutch St. Maarten spanning 16 square miles in the southern portion and French Saint Martin on the north covering 21 square miles.

Language

The official languages are Dutch and French for each portion of the island. But English is the most widely spoken language on both sides of the island.