Caribbean Tourism

St Eustatias Communication Service

Telephone Services

Fax and cablegrams at Landsradio, Van Tonningenweg. Open Mon-Fri, 0730-1930, Sat, Sun 1200-1800, pay phone on the wall for local calls, accepts only US quarters (US$0.25). For operator assisted overseas prepaid and collect calls, telegrams, telex and fax pay at counter when you place your call. Telephone cards of US$10 and US$17 can be used at phone booth outside near Police Station and at the corner of Korthalsweg, at the airport, at the harbour and the road to the airport, for local or international calls.


Postal Services

The post office is at Fiscal Rd, T82207, F82457. Open Mon-Fri 0730-1200, 1300-1630 except Fri when it closes at 1645. Airmail letters to the USA, Canada, Holland, US$1.25 1st 10 gm, to the Caribbean US$1, postcards US$0.62 and US$0.51, aerograms US$0.71. Express mail is available. Limited banking services also available. There are special stamp issues and First Day Covers for collectors. DHL agent is Peggy van der Horde-Jacobson, Lampeweg 33, T/F82401, packages to the USA US$22-30 1st 90 gm. Lady Ama’s Services is agent for Federal Express.


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Before Travelling in St Eustatias

Climate Average temperature is around 27°C in the daytime and 23°C at night. Average rainfall is 45 inches a year. Average water...

Getting There

Air Winair has several daily 20-min flights from St Maarten (US$80 return) connecting with flights from the USA, Europe and other islands....

Getting Around

Land Car: There is no public transport on the island but cars and taxis can be hired. Driving is on the right, but some roads are so narrow...

St Eustatias Tourist Information

Local Tourist Offices The St Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation, Fort Oranjestraat, Mon-Fri 0800-1700, T/F82433, www.statiatourism....

Oranjestad

Oranjestad is the capital of St Eustatias, situated on a cliff overlooking the long beach below and divided between Upper Town and Lower...

Excursions

The tourist office has a guide leaflet describing 11 trails. Quill hikes with local guides are available with a voucher system from the...

St Eustatias - Morning Glory

In 1884, a Dutch botanist, Willem Suringar, visited Statia, and collected a morning glory in fruit on Signal Hill which was described as...