St Martin may seem like a laid back place for a vacation, but once the sun begins to fade, St Martin nightlife brightens the sky with lights, music sweeps into the wind, and tourists and guests alike join in the fun. Many of the hotels all along the coast plan a large variety of after dark activities such as beach barbeques with local bands playing music to the beat of a steel drum. Everyone is welcome whether guests of the hotel or not at most hotels.
The island is also home to several discos with live music that add an international flair. St Maarten clubs on the most popular list include Sunset Beach Bar on Mayo Beach. During night and day, this beach is one of the most visited, and with the breathtaking sunset views, couples flock to the Beach Bar to enjoy a drink while cuddling up to watch the sunset.
Casinos are a popular place
for St Maarten clubs offering not only the excitement
of bright lights, and the chance for Lady Luck to shine
on you, but for the entertainment. The largest casino
on the island is Casino Royale, providing late night fun
until the wee hours of the morning.
Nightlife in St Maarten encompasses hotels, clubs, pubs, and casinos. However, on the St Martin side, you may not find any casinos, but you will find a few St Martin bars where you can join with the locals and have a toast or two before getting out on the dance floor and learning how to jam to calypso music.
St Martin nightlife is mainly found at the resorts.
The most popular St Martin bars are located in the various
hotels with the most popular being Orient Beach Club.
This resort offers a clothing optional beach with all
kinds of after dark activities normally for guests of
the resort, but others do join in the fun while closely
being watched by security. The reason for these security
measures revolves around gawkers and gazers who
can"t avoid staring at or taking unauthorized photos of
the nudists on the beach. Nightlife in St Maarten
is completely different as this end of the island is home
to all the casinos. You can find many St Maarten clubs
or pubs located along the beach or, of course, in the
Maho Beach Resort is another hot spot for nightlife in St Maarten due to the Comedy Club. Not only can you enjoy a great comedian or two, but also just down the street you can enjoy two casinos. The Paradise Plaza Slots and the Diamond Casino are in Philipsburg on Frontstreet. If jazz music gets your heels a tapping, then AXUM Jazz Café will be your favorite night spot in Philipsburg.
Along with the awesome clubs, bars, and casinos in St Martin nightlife and nightlife in St Maarten, there are also a large variety of cruises, such as the nude cruise with Orient Beach Resort or Sun Star Cruises that offer a dinner cruise. From romantic quiet pubs to crowds dancing barefoot on the beach, you are sure to find something to keep you up all night.