Communication of Saint Martin
The Post Office will hold mail, but only for two weeks. Letters sent c/o Capiteneri Marina Port La Royale, Marigot, will be kept 4-6 weeks.
There are several telephone booths on the French side but they only take telephone cards. 120 units for 90F, sold at the post office and at the bookshop opposite. There are 8 telephones on the square in Marigot and 2 in Grand Case in front of the little pier. To call the Dutch side use the code 00-599-54. To call the French side from the Dutch side use the code 00-590. All Dutch side numbers have 5 digits while French side numbers have 6. Calls from one side of the island to the other are expensive.
Le Monde, France Soir and Le Figaro from France are available 1-3 days after publication. France Antilles, same day. A few German and Italian magazines are sold at Maison de la Presse (opposite post office) and other locations.
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The French Antilles or French Caribbean Islands form two Départements d’Outremer: one comprises Martinique, and the other Guadeloupe with...
Emergency Address & Numbers:
Gendarmerie: T875010. Police: T878833. Fire: T875008.
Hospitals and Medical Facilities:
International flights arrive at the Juliana airport on the Dutch side. On the French side is the Espèrance airport which can only take...
Local Tourist Office:
Rte de Sandy Ground - Marigot
97150 Saint Martin
Tel:(590) (0) 590 87 57 21
Fax:(590) (0) 59087 56 43
The capital of French Saint-Martin, lies between Simpson Bay Lagoon and the Caribbean sea. (‘Marigot’ is a French West Indian word meaning...
the largest of Guadeloupe’s outer islands, at 52 sq km, is divided between France and the Netherlands. See Netherlands...
Car Hire: From several agencies, for example L C Fleming, Les Portes de St Martin, Bellevue, T875001 (also travel agency). Avis...