Definitely not the sexiest part of the job, but we think it’s the most important. The key to a organized and seemless program is the all the planning that goes on in the background. We plan and then make contingency plans. Check and double check. The magic comes when all the details come together perfectly.
Site Inspection & Venue Selection
St. Maarten has always been an ever-changing destination with new venues, restaurants and activities popping up constantly. Even more so now, as we re-build we make it our job to know what’s new, what’s hot, and what’s opening soon. Let us help you identify the best venues and activities that match to the vision and requiments of your meeting, event or incentive program.
Program Design & Management
We love putting together unique programs catered to your specific goals, objectives and budgetary guidelines. We tye together multi-day programs through common themes and messaging while adding elements of surprise to repeatedly delight and enhance the attendees’ experience. Once we have a complete grasp on all of your requirements we put together a detailed program design specifically catered to your event.
Creative Gifts & Amenities
Gifts are fun and we love designing a gift and/or amenity plan that elevates your event and your message. In-room gifts, amenities packages for your excursions, on-site custom “gifting events”, local artisanal pieces, keepsake awards and trophies—let SXM Vacances handle all yoru gifting and amentities needs.
Hospitality support services are the pulse of on-site guest communications. Whether provided at a centrally located Hospitality Desk or from an inviting, amenity-rich Hospitality Suite, our professionally attired staff is ready in a heartbeat—and with a smile—to assist with activity sign-ups and to offer in-the-know dining and local information. These cordial local pros are also well informed about your company’s culture and your reason for gathering.
SXM Vacances’ multi-lingual staff paves the way for our international clients making them feel right at home. We can run all of our in-house tours in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and/or Dutch and can offer translation services for any of the island’s activities.
Online registration for activities and transportation builds excitement before the event while at the same time being an efficient, accurate and cost-effective way to manage the program.
We offer luxury and VIP services including airport fast-track, luxury vehicles, chauffer services and optional personal security for your high-profile individuals and executives.
- Coaster Buses
- Luggage vans
- Luxury Vans
- Mini Vans
- Luxury SUVs
Water transportation services are another great option. Utilizing our private dock just 3 minutes from the airport our in-house watersports partner, Exquisite, provices:
- Luxury private boat transfers to Anguilla
- Luxury private boat transfers to Anse Marcel
- Shared water shuttle transfers to Anse Marcel
Airport transfers include mainest management, tracking flights, re-scheduling for any last minute transfers, baggage handling and of course the transfer of the guests via the method and level of service requested. We have mastered the complicated logistics and offer you a complete package offering the best service at your price point.
Personalized Meet & Greet with Customized Signage
Personalized signage at key points — signaage held by representative at airport arrival, magents on vehicles, hospitality desk at the hotel — welcomes your guests, re-inforces your messaging and helps them find their way. SXM Vacances anticipates where signage should be located and makes sure it’s in place when your guests arrive.
Shuttle services are often necessary to guests people between venues. Our experts develop a shuttle plans that balance minimal waiting time + optimal vehicle usage + cost efficiency.
Unique Transportation Solutions
A little creativity turns transportation from point a to b into an extra asset and fun part of the overall experience. Adding one of our knowledgeable and entertaining guides onto a bus transporting guests from the airport to their hotel turns it into a mini island tour. Arriving at your hotel by boat is a true luxury experience getting everyone into vacation mode straight from the beginning. A trip to dinner becomes an onboard party with the help of some coctails and music. How about a group scavenger hunt leading to several fun activities – done by Jeep.
Booking Agent for St. Maarten's Favorite Activities
Mix and match tour activity packages are available direct to tour operators to include in their packages or individual tours can be offered through your representative.
Great Rates on our In-House and Custom Designed Tours
Jeep tours : Perfect for in a short amount of time to explore all of St. Martin/St. Maarten. Our Jeep Safari circumnavigates the entire island of St. Maarten with stops for pictures, plane watching at the Sunset Beach Bar (Maho), Beach Time and shopping in Marigot or Philipsburg. Don’t worry about getting lost as you’ll be following your guide and be connected by walkie-talkies allowing you to hear commentary and ask questions.
Shopping Tour: In a bus you will do both side of the Island to do your duty free shopping.
Island Tour: In a bus with our guide / driver you will discover the best of our island in few hours including the best sightseeing, shopping stops, beach stops.
Surf&Turf: Enjoy St. Martin sightseeing by both land and sea. A wonderful combination of sightseeing by jeep, thrilling self-drive boat ride, snorkeling, plane watching at Maho Beach and time to explore the market of Marigot. Your tour starts with sightseeing by Jeep. Following the guide you will circumnavigate our Caribbean island stopping at scenic overlooks for photos and history of the island. You will be connected to the guide via walkie talkies allowing you to ask questions at any point. The highlight of this combination tour is the Aqua Fun Rides boat and snorkeling section You will follow your guide as you drive your own little two-man boat through the lagoon and along the scenic coastline.
Tour Operator Support Services
Supporting Your Representative
- Office Space
- Computer, Internet and Printer
- Office Support
All the benefits of having your own personal on-island representative, without the high costs
- Multi-lingual – English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese
- Extensive knowledge of St. Maarten / St. Martin
- Available for airport meet & greet, welcome meetings, regular desk hours, promotion of excursions, updating of notice boards, assistance with hotel changes and as an emergency contact
- Dedicated cellular phone just for your customers
- Supported by our an office staff of 10 persons