The Friendly Island of Sint Maarten / Saint Martin is the smallest piece of land shared by two countries - Holland and France. "It's a little European with a lot Caribbean. " In the 36 square mile area, you will find yourself swept away by the breathtaking landscape, fluttering butterflies, blue turquoise waters, beautiful white sand beaches, luscious food, delightful Duty Free shopping, exciting nightlife and glorious Caribbean sunshine. St. Maarten St. Martin offers a delightful array of entertainment for families to honeymooners. During the day, aside from catching some rays and relaxing on the beach with a good book, there are many different activities available to experience on the island. Horseback riding, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, windsurfing, jet-skiing, kayaking, hiking, sailing and deep sea fishing are just a few of the popular activities to get your vacation senses excited! During the evenings, enjoy the exciting nightlife of steel bands, casinos, dance clubs, open-air cafes and incredible fine dining. What ever your tropical vacation desires, you are sure to find it on Sint Maarten Saint Martin.

Climate on St. Martin / St. Maarten
The weather on Sint Maarten Saint Martin is awesome. It is, on average, 80-85 degrees all year round with gentle trade winds which keep the humidity low. The only deviation is in the summertime when the water temperature is higher

Currency and Banks on St. Martin / St. Maarten
The US dollar and US travel's checks are accepted and welcomed on both sides of the island as well as most major credit cards. On the Dutch side, the official currency is the Netherlands Antilles Florin (N.A.F.). One U.S. dollar equals approximately $1.80 N.A.F.

This information is from the St. Maarten-St. Martin information site.