St. Maarten Carnival

Great days are ahead St.Maarten Carnival is finally going to take off. The official dates for the 2022 St. Maarten Carnival will run from Saturday, April 16th, 2022 until Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022. The St. Maarten Carnival is officially the longest carnival or festival in the entire region. Its celebrations span 18 days in 2022.  About the Island of St.Maarten, Things to do at St.Maarten, and Places to stay visit here. Awards received for St.Maarten island

St Maarten’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2021Princess Heights
St Maarten’s Leading Boutique Resort 2021Oyster Bay Beach Resort
St Maarten’s Leading Business Hotel 2021Simpson Bay Resort & Marina
St Maarten’s Leading Car Rental Company 2021Leisure Car Rental
St Maarten’s Leading Conference Hotel 2021Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa
St Maarten’s Leading Destination Management Company 2021Nexus Tours
St Maarten’s Leading Green Hotel 2021Princess Heights
St Maarten’s Leading Hotel 2021Holland House Beach Hotel
St Maarten’s Leading Hotel Suite 2021Royal Suite @ Holland House Hotel
St Maarten’s Leading Luxury Resort 2021Sonesta Ocean Point Resort
St Maarten’s Leading Resort 2021Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

Island LIVE Webcams

You can check the flight timings and see the plane landing in the live cam.

St. Maarten Events

14 Feb 2022Valentine’s Day Celebrations
4, 5 Feb 2022St.Martin DP Dance Salsa Festival 2022, Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa
18 March 2022Carnival stakeholder kick-off event
16 March 2022Opening Carnival Event
20 April 2022One love Reggae Concert
1 May 2022 Grand Carnival Parade
3 May 2022 Carnival Closing

Covid-19 Updates 2022 

As of January 1, 2022 : All fully vaccinated travelers:  the completed vaccination date cannot be older than one year, unless a booster shot has been administered before the ending of the one year term. The booster shot must be at least 14 days old. The EHAS application must still be completed. The date of completion of vaccination must be submitted as well as valid proof of vaccination (official country vaccination card or QR code, full name and name, dates administered and batch number(s) of vaccine) from the country where the vaccine was administered. A received booster shot must be indicated in the appropriate field and proof thereof (official country vaccination card or QR code) must be uploaded as well. All non- fully vaccinated, are required to have a negative Covid-19 test in accordance with the required type of test. For the age category of 5 up to 10 years, an oropharyngeal swab will also be accepted.

Covid-19 Insurance

The government of Sint Maarten has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 insurance for all travelers with destination Sint Maarten with the exception of Sint Maarten residents, transit passengers departing the same day (checkbox)flight crews (checkbox), transiting cruise ship crews (checkbox), French nationals residing in France or a French territory, BES-ZVK insured (checkbox) and AUC faculty and students (special procedure). The insurance purchasing process is an integrated step in the EHAS application. Travelers requiring the COVID-19 insurance must complete this process upon application. For more information on and all questions related to the COVID-19 insurance please visit or contact customer support at [email protected]

Travel requirements for St. Maarten 2022

Visa required

Do you need Visa for St. Maarten? Check out here Apply for visa Visa application for the St. Maarten the Caribbean parts of the Netherlands Kingdom:

Travel documents 

  • Mandatory form Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) for every visitor arriving by air including transits
  • Vaccination certificate
    •  Fully vaccinated are exempted from a COVID-19 test. Completed vaccination date cannot be older than one year
    • Non- fully vaccinated children 5 years of age and older are required to have a negative Covid-19 test by the required type of test for the risk status of the country of origin
  • Visa document
  • Valid Passport
  • Travel Itinerary
  • Accommodation bookings


Air travel Updates

SXM Airport is celebrating its 78th anniversary. KLM has full-time weekly services to Princess Juliana International Airport.  Frontier Airlines officially launched its first route network with non-stop flights to St. Maarten from Miami and Orlando, Florida at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) from July 10, 2021.

Explore the island with the APP

Never get lost with the “We Are SXM” App! Have all Island Information and GPS Navigation at hand during your vacation on Sint Maarten – Saint Martin.Or the Pocket guide.

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