Cruise-St.Martin-townWelcome to the St. Maarten cruise port guide. St. Martin is the world’s smallest territory shared by two countries. The northern part, with 52 km2 / 20 m2, is French. They call the island Saint Martin and they call their city Marigot. The southern part with 44 km2 / 17 m2 is Dutch. They call the island Sint Maarten and its capital is Philipsburg. For over 350 years they have been living alongside one another on this small island. Because of this vibrant but peaceful history the island shows two beautiful and diverse faces and personalities. The cruise ships often dock on the Dutch side near Philipsburg. St. Martin is great for any tourist! Aside from the great climate Sint Maarten is known for its shopping! With over 500 duty-free stores this must be absolute shoppers paradise. Aside from this fact, the island has lots of sights to offer. There are great sites to visit and memories to make. Visit the picture perfect optional clothing beach or be blown away at one of the world’s most dangerous airports for example. Read more about your options in the Philipsburg cruise port guide underneath.