9 days in St. Maarten-St. Martin & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

9 days in St. Maarten-St. Martin & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Fly to Princess Juliana International Airport, Drive to Simpson Bay
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Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
— 2 nights
Fly
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St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
Taxi to Christiansted, Fly to Charlotte Amalie
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Magens Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 3 nights
Drive to Cyril E. King Airport, Fly to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport

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Simpson Bay offers luxury resort living and good access to the main areas of the island.
Simpson Bay is known for wildlife, nightlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Orient Bay Beach, stop by Le Grande Marche, stroll through Dawn Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Paradise Peak.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Simpson Bay day trip planning app.

Belize City, Belize to Simpson Bay is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Belize City to Simpson Bay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Belize City in January since evenings lows in Simpson Bay dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Simpson Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
On the 10th (Sun), stroll through Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, and then see the vivid underwater world at Buck Island Reef National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Frederik, and then try your luck at Divi Carina Bay Casino.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Croix trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Simpson Bay to St. Croix in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Magens Bay.

Things to do in St. Croix

Wildlife · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games

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Magens Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

On the 12th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, and then look for gifts at The Pearl Lady. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park, then kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach, and then kick back and relax at Magens Bay.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Magens Bay route maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from St. Croix to Magens Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Magens Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Maarten-St. Martin travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Scuba & Snorkeling
A trip to St. Maarten-St. Martin allows you to discover two separate colonies occupying one small island of just 95 sq km (37 sq mi). Divided between France and the Netherlands, this tiny spit of land in the Caribbean treats visitors to a surprisingly diverse blend of native and European cultures. A tour of St. Maarten-St. Martin reveals a landscape of both urban and untamed areas, with sandy beaches and pristine rainforests often appearing as extensions of one another. The French north of the island offers a string of outstanding restaurants and lively beaches popular with a young party-loving crowd. The Dutch southern section lures visitors with its dynamic bar scene and casinos.

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Scuba & Snorkeling
America's Paradise
Three main and a number of minor islands that make up U.S. Virgin Islands treat visitors to a blend of historical sites and picture-perfect beaches. Though officially American territory--nicknamed "America's Paradise"--these islands boast a mix of cultures that make for culturally enriching vacations. A no-passport-required status makes holidays in U.S. Virgin Islands extremely popular with American tourists, who flock to this tropical heaven to enjoy scenic beaches, outdoor activities, and tasty local food. The islands are also a duty-free shopping destination, which also makes them appealing to shopaholics from across the world.

St. Thomas travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Scuba & Snorkeling
Plan a trip to St. Thomas for a holiday full of duty-free shopping, relaxing, and sightseeing. Although the most commercialized of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas is rich in culture and history. A popular cruise ship destination, the hilly island boasts idyllic beaches, upscale resorts, a lively nightlife, and a fine dining scene. Whether you're looking to visit churches and museums, laze on tropical beaches, or have an outdoor adventure, you won't run out of things to do on St. Thomas.