Welcome to the “Friendly Island” and one of the most popular cruise destinations in the Caribbean! The island is shared by two nations and is split down the middle into French and Dutch halves with beautiful beaches, nature excursions, shopping, golfing and adventure. As you arrive in port, you will be on the Dutch side of the island which is known for its duty-free shopping, art galleries, forts and casinos. The French side of the island is more secluded than the Dutch half and is known for some of the best cuisine and upscale shopping. With two nations coming together on one island, cruises to St. Maarten are sure to fill everyone’s needs, wants and desires all in one cruising destination