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Many first-timers to the island write us to ask the same question over and over again, "What is there to do on the island." So, listed below are a few of the interesting, exciting, enjoyable, fun activities that can occupy your beautiful vacation days and assure you of going home with wonderful memories.

1. Charter a yacht and sail to other islands
2. Collect unique seashells from the island's 37 wonderful beaches
3. Go deep sea fishing for a Marlin and challenge yourself
4. Go for a horseback ride on the beach
5. Go for a mountain bike ride on the trails
6. Go for a swim, often
7. Go for a walk on the beach, daily
8. Go shopping Monday through Saturday and relax on Sunday
9. Go snorkeling in Baie Rouge
10. Go scuba diving around Saba
11. Have breakfast at a restaurant, daily
12. Have lunch at a restaurant, often
13. Have dinner at a restaurant, frequently
14. Vacation on island for 37 days & visit a different beach daily
15. Lie in a chair on Orient Beach & watch the nude bathers
16. Lie in a lounge chair on the beach with a good book and a drink
17. Lie on the beach and do nothing except soak up the sunshine
18. Paddle a kayak around the island
19. Race a Wave Runner around the island
20. Rent a rod & reel and fish from the beach -----
21. Climb the 3,000 steps to the top of Saba's rain forest
22. Sit at a friendly bar and watch sports TV
23. Sit at a friendly bar and think about your job/office, nooooo
24. Sit at a bar with friends & enjoy the camaraderie of new friends
25. Take a parasail and fly though the sky
26. Take a sunset cruise around the island
27. Visit a casino but bring Lady Luck with you
28. Visit a nightclub and dance till the morning hours
29. Visit Anguilla, St. Barths and/or Saba
30. Visit the Butterfly Farm for incredible sites
31. Visit the StMaarten Park Zoo
32. Walk the zip wires through the trees at Loterie Farm
33. Watch a sunrise
34. Watch a sunset
35. Take lots and lots of pictures
36. Take Sir Roland Richardson's Master Class/Wednesdays
---- at La Samanna, Thurdays at Marigot Gallery/learn about art,
---- color, history, while the master paints. It's Free!

37. Visit 1700's on Mont Vernon Plantation/see art exhibition
38. Visit other artist's galleries throughout the island
39. Visit the museums in Marigot and Philipsburg
40. Visit the Fort St. Louis ruins in Marigot

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41. Visit the Fort Amsterdam ruins in Philipsburg

42. Create your own perfume at Tijon Parfumerie in Grand Case
43. Take the "America's Cup" 12 Metre Regatta Challenge
44. Have a drink at La Samanna Resort's Baie Longue Bar, watch
---- the sunset and create lovely memories
45. Eat at Grand Case Lolos (outdoor grilled food). Prices are cheap
46. Visit Hotel RUI Palace's pool - most spectacular on the island
47. Enjoy Yannick's homemade yogurt at Vesna's Taverna/the best
48. Enjoy a Timeshare presentation with "free gifts" at OBBR
49. See the Cabaret Show at L'Escargot Restaurant - it's the best.

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50. Experience excitement with two-person Rhino Rider watercraft
51. Enjoy an ice cream sundae at Carousel Gelateria - it's the best
52. Ride the merry-go-round of ceramic horses at Carousel
53. Come back to StMaarten/StMartin again & again
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54. Visit the island in early March & enjoy the Heineken Regatta
55. Visit the island in late April and enjoy partying at Carnival
56. Visit the island any month except September/hurricanes 
57. Enjoy Pizza Galley crispy thin crust pizza & mega yacht views
58. Try a Kayak race, Triathlon, Bike race or Run from Tri-Sport
59. Enjoy 18 holes of golf at the Mullet Bay Golf Course
60. Play spectacular golf/Greg Norman Temenos Golf Club Anguilla