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"The Downtown Philipsburg Experience"

Friday June 2, 2023 

9:30am - 2pm


During IPISM 2022, this was the kick-off excursion, and everyone had a GREAT time. Philipsburg has a lot of great sites. The area is well-known for its beaches and party atmosphere. The town is a haven for tourists looking for items to buy. The whole island is duty-free, giving tourists the chance to do some guilt-free shopping. Excursion includes:

  • Complimentary roundtrip "Champagne" Bus/Van transportation for IPISM travelers from Simpson Bay Resort at 9:30 AM to Downtown Philipsburg & Zhaveri Luxury Showroom (Champagne, Wine, Beer & Spirits included on bus)

  • Visit to the Cole Bay Hill overlook for amazing views and pictures of the Island

  • Exclusive Zhaveri Giftbag with various "goodies"

  • Admission to VIP area in Showroom with Music, Light Hors d'oeures & OPEN BAR

  • Raffle ticket for various drawings at Showroom

  • Explore the Downtown Philipsburg area beaches, restaurants & shopping

  • Last bus/van returns back to Simpson Bay Resort at 2:00 pm SHARP

Cost: FREE
(Included in package)
Duration: (5 1/2) hours
"French - Dutch Island Beach Tour"

This tour includes sightseeing, shopping, plane-spotting, and a beach stop.  Experience the wonderful view of the borders that separate the Dutch and the French side of our island.

This tour promises an unforgettable experience in St Maarten & St. Martin. Your tour will take you on an adventure to places such as Oyster Pond, Orient Beach/Grand Case Beach, Marigot the French capital, and of course Maho Beach to view extreme plane spotting.



Cost: $ 56.00 per person
Duration: (4) hours

"Orient Beach Splash"


St Martin - Orient Bay Beach is undoubtedly the most sought-after and go-to place on the island. It is most definitely a breathtaking Caribbean Getaway. Known as the St. Tropez of the Caribbean, St Martin Orient Bay Beach is a beautiful mile-long beach famous for its pristine white sand and sparkling turquoise water.



  • 1 meal and 1 drink per person (menu available at Restaurant)

  • 2 beach chairs and 1 beach umbrella



Cost: $ 65.00 per person
Duration: (4) hours
"Full Island ATV Guided Tour"

This will be approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hours long.
Stops will be approximately 10 minutes long. There will be notime for swimming or stopping for lunch.
These are more like picture stops.
Cost: $ 140.00 Single Rider
$160.00 Double Rider
Duration: (3) hours
"Bubbly Sunset Cruise"

Departing from Simpson Bay Resort Marina (host hotel), we sail down St Maarten's Golden Coast on a 65 foot sail catamarans. Relax on the nets up front enjoying warm snacks & prosecco served by our friendly crew. Look towards the horizon and you might catch the green flash during our amazing St Maarten Sunsets. Trip features an OPEN BAR of beers, rum punch, wines & prosecco
along with soft drinks. 
Cost: $ 45.00 per person
Duration: (2) hours
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