The lagoons and lush tropical beaches of this country in the southern part of the Caribbean have officially reopened its borders for tourism. Sint Maarten (Dutch part) has been welcoming tourists from European countries and Canada since July 1st. Travelers from the US may enter Sint Maarten; however, they cannot cross the border into Saint Martin until further notice.
Who Can Enter Sint Maarten?
Since July 1st, the country has been receiving travelers from the Caribbean, Europe, and North America.
Are There Testing and/or Quarantine Upon Arrival?
Inbound passengers to SXM should to take a PCR test within 72 hours prior to boarding and bring the negative test results with them. In addition, the ministry of tourism also states that incoming travelers MAY also be randomly tested upon arrival.
Since June 22nd, the Princess Juliana International Airport is open with no testing/quarantine to passengers from Saba, Sint Eustatius, Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, Anguilla, St. Barths, Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, and the BVI’s.
Other Entry Requirements
- All travelers should complete self-health declaration form online 72 hours prior to arrival, and carry your copy.
- Tourists should perform and bring a COVID-19 (PCR) Negative Test Result dated no older than 72-hours of your arrival date.
- Travelers will show their health declaration form and their negative PCR test to immigration
- All tourists should wear masks and have hand sanitizer with them while traveling.
Health Protocols and Safety Measures
- All passengers are required to wear a mask on their flight and inside the airport
- Travelers will undergo a thermal screening process upon arrival
- Tourists are asked to practice social distancing and frequent hand washing
What’s Open in Sint Maarten?
- Hotels and other accommodations
- Restaurants, cafes, and some bars
- Shops, boutiques, and markets
- Ferry connections with St. Barths
- Beach, boating, and watersport activities
- Marina Fort Louis