Shopping and Dining in St. Maarten
St. Maarten is a veritable shopping paradise. Shopping opportunities are literally seconds away. As you go down the stairs from Alicia’s Inn, you will encounter Victor’s Cosmetics. Many little quaint shops can be found within minutes from the Inn. On Frontstreet you will find many more stores, especially electronic stores, jewelry stores, and clothing stores. Hidden shopping jewels with the perfect souvenirs await in the numerous alleyways and flower laden courtyards that run between Frontstreet and Backstreet.
St. Maarten is known for duty free items. Wines and spirits are very inexpensive on the island. A popular island liqueur is called Guavaberry; it is mainly made of rum and local berries. There is actually a Guavaberry shop on Frontstreet.
Boutique shops can also be found on the island. Please contact a team member at our service desk with any shopping inquiries that you may have.