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st-maarten-testimonialPaula Stoffels, British Columbia

We arrive on Saturday to the beautiful island of St. Maarten... and we are prepared with our very own copy of the "St. Maarten Island Guide". Thanks guys you have done a fantastic job of creating the ultimate travel guide! We now know the best places to go and see... saves us hours of time researching! :) See you soon!


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Jan Campbell, UK
"A great read and so many things I didn't know after going to SXM for so many years! Well worth the $44 even without the coupons! Thank you SO much!"
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Joe, the Bachelor, USA
"I found the Adult entertainment part quite inspiring and I liked your recommendation – will visit again for sure…"
Jed & Clara, NY
"We had a really special time in St Maarten we will never forget and thanks to this guide we saved a fortune!"
Richard and Sharon from Seattle. 
"We have been cruising for years and only now we found a real source for information from someone who really knows what they are talking about – love your 1-day plan option – it made it so easy for us to really decide what we want to do without all the hassles. Thank you guys!"
Michelle, NY
"We enjoyed a great lunch in Escargot, exceptional! – thank you for the coupon!!"
Ben Thompson, NJ
"They did not tell us on the ship about the ‘secret beaches’ – we are glad you guys did…we had a blast!"
Jessica, Chicago IL
"After getting the eBook, the whole family asked me what to do, as if I was a local St. Maartener…I definitely felt like one…"

Princess Juliana International airport

Sunset Beach Bar St Maarten

Sunset Beach Bar St Maarten

Voted #3 BEST BEACH BAR in the WORLD – and for many good reasons!


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Jet Blast DOES Hurt

Jet Blast Hurls Girls Against Concrete Road Pavers

Well, it was going to happen one day

‘Riding the fence’ would soon claim an injury to someone who was just a little too brave when the plane was a little too close.



Girl Blown Away By Jet Blast

St Maarten Airport

Great St Maarten Airport Footage – old and new, small & large planes

A few clips of the best aspects of landings, takeoffs and jet-blasts at one of the worlds’ most fascinating airports. St Maarten Airport.



Here is Saba:


More Saba videos and articles HERE


Here is St Barts:


More St Barts videos and info HERE


St Maarten St Maritn Airport, known as Princess Juliana International Airport, considered to be one of our main attraction in St Maarten. Although St. Maarten is a little island, with daily flights from the leading airlines in US, Europe, South America and neighbor islands no wonder that the airport of St Maarten St Marin is one of the busiest in the region. If you are planning a trip over and you are looking into booking flight to St Maarten then St Maarten St Martin  airport code is simply SXM.


St Marten airport located in one of the beautiful St Maarten beaches. The runway is actually located right on the edge of Maho Beach and every landing and Taking off is a breath taking experience. One of the world famous bars – Sunset Beach Bar – located right on the beginning of the runway is by far, one of the main attraction of our island. St Maarten Airport is probably the only place in the world where you can almost touch the planes while landing…especially after few drinks…


so…buckle up, sit back, relax and enjoy the flight…

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St Maarten Extreme Airport on ABC Nightly News

St Maarten Featured on ABC News Last Night

An audience of millions got a chance to see arrivals and departures at St Maarten airport – Princess Juliana International Airport.

‎’Like’ & circulate this – St Maarten on ABC News last night – watch the video it’ll make you proud if you live here and eager to visit if you don’t……

St Maarten St Martin Extreme Airport Landing

For MORE great videos of planes landing in St Maarten CLICK HERE and scroll down the blog.

You can also see planes landing in St Barts and Saba!
Quite spectacular! Enjoy.

St Maarten Airport at it’s Best!

St Maarten Airport Shows It’s True Colors!

Truly Amazing Videos – Probably The Best We’ve Seen So Far

We had to post these videos by ‘Pilot Dynan’ who has obviously got an immense passion for aircraft and has taken the time to produce some high quality videos that not only show what makes Princess Juliana Airport St Maarten amazing, but also captures the excitement, fun and awesomeness of it.

We think the second one is really a work of art – what do you think?

If you’ve never been to St Maarten and were thinking of going – these videos will convince you.



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5. Get the popcorn out, press play & enjoy!



Cruising to St Maarten? – Find out how you can get to this beach to have lunch, sunbathe, watch planes land and take off and have fun before returning to your ship!





To find out more about St. Maarten and what makes it special, have a browse through our other posts – you’ll find we’ve written about St Maarten / St Martin from a ‘locals’ perspective and therefore given you the ‘real’ inside information that isn’t just a series of lists of bland, generic ‘information’ that you can find anywhere.


Whether it’s a life project you are embarking on or a vacation, if you are not fired up and passionate about your chosen destination, then what’s the point in going?”


If you’re cruising to St Maarten check out our St Maarten Ships Schedule , St Maarten cruise cam, and St Maarten cruise pages.

St Maarten Airport – Sunset Beach Bar

Sunset Beach Bar

At the start of the runway, at Sunset Beach Bar it’s easy to see why this bar is so popular when you have the chance of witnessing a jumbo jet landing within a few feet of you!

Known The World Over – Let’s start with St Maarten Airport….

Home of the Number 3 BEST BEACH BAR in the WORLD! –

Sunset Beach Bar


Sunset Beach Bar St Maarten

Check out our E-BOOK for a special offer from Sunset Beach Bar!


For many reasons Princess Juliana International Airport is known throughout the world – not just because close to one million passengers travel through there annually, but also because it has some unique characteristics that make it stand out –

  • Gateway to the Caribbean
  • American Airlines direct from New York, Boston and Miami
  • Continental Airlines
  • US Airways
  • WestJet
  • Jet Blue
  • KLM
  • Air France
  • Considered ‘extreme’ by the History Channel! – the runway starts on the beach!
  • Novelty value (a beach at the landing end means you can get a ringside seat to 747’s coming to land right over your head
  • Serves two countries
  • The largest and newest in the region

For more info, photos and up to date news on PJIA… Continue reading

Princess Juliana International Airport or SXM

Gateway to the NorthEastern Caribbean

Named after Dutch Royalty, Princess Juliana International Airport should really be ‘St. Maarten & St. Martin airport’ as it serves both sides of the island and has Dutch and French international carriers KLM and Air France serving from ‘mainland’ Europe.

The French side has it’s own smaller airport serving regional French territories, but it is not big enough to accommodate the larger transatlantic jets like Boeing 747’s or 737’s…… Continue reading

St Maarten Cruise Cam
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