Palapa Marinas 3 Restaurants offer a truly memorable St. Maarten dining experience. Enjoy the spectacular view over the Simpson Bay Lagoon, while choosing from one of the extensive menu selections, covering everything from TexMex fare and Steaks to a variety of seafood, pasta and daily specials.

Rancho Argentinean Grill

Rancho serves a selection of meat cuts from Argentina and the USA, cooked over a traditional charcoal grill, adding zest to the flavor. With more than 10 years of serving great meat dishes to visitors and locals alike, Rancho has become a St.Maarten landmark restaurant with a loyal following of visitors and locals alike.

Beyond steaks, Rancho offers a good selection of appetizers, Grilled Fish and excellent Combos that will satisfy the most demanding guest. Wine lovers can choose from an excellent selection of wines from various regions in the world.

Phone: 1 721 545-2495


The Restaurant Tequila offers a genuine tex-mex kitchen. Enjoy their delicious appetizers like the nachos “tequila”, cheese quesadillas, or the famous “Chili con Carne”. Or just relax at the bar and watch your favorite game while you have an ice cold beer or one of the best Margaritas on the island. Try a Strawberry, Mango or Banana Margarita and enjoy a magnificent view over the Simpson Bay Lagoon.

Phone: 1 721 545-2498


Palapa Center and Palapa Marina Mini Plaza offers an eclectic mix of daytime and night time entertainment. With 3 well known restaurants, the famous Soggy Dollar Bar, dive tour & classes, health and fitness and some great shops like cigar & liqour stores, car, scooters, limo and speedboat rentals, beauty salons, video rental, gift stores, and much more…


As the name implies Le Connoisseurs at Palapa Marina offers a variety of liquors, international wines, champagnes, Cuban cigars and tobacco products. All stocked in a climate controlled store that includes a humidor for cigars.
Open daily from 9:30am to 7:00pm

Phone: 1 721 545-2902

Good Cards

Walking into the universe of Good Cards here at Palapa Marina, it is easy to float off to read the unique, not found anywhere else cards, the books, covering topics like the Kama Sutra, good karma, humour, and like the name says, other cool stuff.

Good Cards is also a place to threat yourself to something exciting, thoughtful or sexy. For Valentine's Day, lovers can find naughty gift certificates, massage oils, honey dust and an array of trinkets to seduce or tickle the funny bones of their loved ones.

Open Monday to Friday
from 10:00am to 6:00pm
and Saturday 10:00am to 5:30pm

Phone: 1 721 545-4488

The Scuba Shop

The Scuba Shop & Dive Safaris cover St. Maarten / St. Martin with 3 locations and offer the best Snorkel & Diving Trips with the friendliest staff.

Also offered are multi-level Scuba Courses, the best Rental Equipment and 2 complete Retail Stores stocking Mares, Scubapro / Uwatec, Suunto, Sherwood, Dacor, SeaQuest, Princeton Tec and many other brands at very competitive prices.
If you are looking to buy new or upgrade your gear, Duty Free St. Maarten / St. Martin is definitely the place to do it.
Phone: 1 721 545 3213

Beauty & Health

Palapa Marinas beauty and personal care businesses provide you with everything you need to stay healthy and look good while you vacationing here in Sint Maarten.

Georgina's Nails

Georgina’s Salon is located upstairs at Palapa Marina. It is a cozy, personal nail salon, with individual attention to each client. Georgina’s Nail Salon offers manicures, pedicures and hand and foot treatments and prides itself for staying completely up-to-date on the latest trends, treatments and safety in the nail industry.

Phone: 1 721 545-2499

Palapa Marina is a year-round, full-service marina offering boaters a full range of services to help make your boating experiences as pleasurable and memorable as possible. Whether you're looking for a great meal, business service, parts and supplies, or some type of repair, we can accommodate you.

The Mailbox

The Mailbox, located at Palapa Marina in Simpson Bay, St. Maarten Netherlands Antilles lies just 5 minutes away from the SXM airport. With 16 high speed computer terminals available and 4 telephone booths were you could also hook up your lap top.

Open 7 days per week
Monday-Friday 8:00am to 8:00pm
and Sat-Sunday from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Phone: 1 721 545-3890

Palapa Shipwrights

Palapa Shipwright's offering management, maintenance and repairs.

  • Boat System Upgrades & Repair Services
  • Programmed Maintenance Services
  • Boat Assessment & Buyer Assistance Services
Phone: 1 721 554-1584

Perma Frost N.V.

Permafrost provides competent refrigeration and air-conditioning services to the ever growing charter yacht fleet using St. Maarten / St. Martin as a port of call. Permafrost maintains stocks of common European and U.S. replacement parts.

Phone: 1 721 557-5780

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