S. S. W Travel Guide for Swim & Leisure

St. Maarten time

7724738218_13e8580796_zOn St. Maarten you’ll have plenty to do. A great outing is St Maarten Car Rental,┬áCoconut Reef Glass Bottom Kayak tours. This is a great way to see some sea life without having to get your feet wet. It’s great for those who may not be so comfortable in the water and an excellent activity for a family with small children. Enjoy the coral reefs and tropical fish while having a light snack and a beverage as well.
Also, by taking a tour with these glass bottom canoes, the first and only such canoes in the caribbean, you can travel along the coast much further than just snorkeling. It can also be a fun learning experience for the kiddos and even yourself. The guides are very knowledgable about the reefs and marine life.

Another fun and unique experience you can enjoy in St. Maarten is by trying out a sea trek. This is another kid friendly activity and even if you can’t swim you can explore the ocean floor. All you need to do is be able to breath and walk.
Sea Trek St. Maarten have a 20 ft. walkway built under water. You’ll be wearing a helmet with a hose attached, giving you a continuous supply of oxygen. You climb a ladder down to the ocean floor and have a look around. Once finished you hace the opyion to purchase pictures of your sea trek.

Learn to sail while visiting. You can charter a boat and learn. They offer a half day course that covers some basics such as terminology, boat safety, steering, and wind direction.
While there why not learn to surf? Check out Coconut Reef Surf School and give it a go. All you need to bring is a towel and swimwear and they provide the rest. The instructors are lifeguards as well so you’re in safe hands.

Not all activities involve the ocean. There’s plenty of hiking on St. Maarten. There are 25 miles7632197118_2985bda58a_z of hiking trails to trek across on the island from the mountains to the shore. Check out Mt. Concordia, where the dutch and french borders meet.
You don’t even have to walk if you’d rather not. Check out Super bikes and rent a Harley Davidson motorcycle and tour the island in style. They have a variety of models to choose from and rentals from a day to a month long.
St. Maarten offers something for everyone!