Phillipsburg is a famous port-of-call for many cruise ships because the shopping district offers a great selection of duty-free luxury goods at excellent prices. Terres Basses is also very convenient to the airport; you can be settled in quickly after your flight, having a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear concrete pool shortly after leaving the airport.
For outdoor activity, there are more than 23 distinct beaches on the island, each with its own flair and character. Whether you prefer surfing, jet-ski and kite skiing and the like, fine or casual dining and lounging at the water’s edge, or long walks and relaxation on out-of-the-way beaches, there is a beach that fits your every desired activity. Pic Paradis, the highest point on the island is a park that offers lovely hiking trails up to the spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of St. Martin, as well as the many neighboring islands. The treetop adventure ride, a very popular attraction, can be found in that area as well. There are several historical and entertaining attractions on St. Martin and many different water excursions for fishing, diving, snorkeling, or day-trips to Anguilla, St. Barts and the other neighboring islands.
Many visitors that choose “the friendly island” of St. Martin/Sint Maarten come back year after year. This wonderful island paradise has so many things to offer, your vacation can be an activity-filled adventure or a quiet island getaway.
Terres Basses is a centrally located spot from which to explore all the wonderful things Saint Martin/Sint Maarten has to offer. It is a 5 minute drive to the Dutch side where you can find casino’s and many choices for great dining and nightlife. Marigot, with its great shopping and restaurants at the Marina and throughout the town, is a 10 minute ride in the other direction. A little further up the main road is Grand Case, considered to be the gourmet capitol of the Caribbean.
Sugaree is short walk to the quiet serenity of Plum Bay beach, called by many visitors the finest beach on Saint Martin. From the villa’s comfortable relaxing and dining spots, you can hear the waves at Baie Rouge; a lovely beach also very close by that has chaise and umbrellas available, and two casual beach restaurants.
This beautiful Caribbean home is situated in its own private 1 hectare (2.5 acre) tropical gardens with the sea view and spectacular sunsets over Plum Bay all year long.
The private landscaped remote-controlled entryway leads to the tree and flower lined drive along the garden up to the villa. Set high and deep in the center of the extensive gardens, this unique villa is one of few homes in the French Lowlands that sits alone behind the entrance gate, offering total privacy and quiet. The fresh breeze off the Caribbean makes it very pleasant to sit outside at any hour.