St Martin is the ideal charter yacht hub for exploring the surrounding islands of St Bart’s and Anguilla each offering their own unique experience. St Martin boasts two countries on one island. Half of the island is Dutch, and the other half is French. As part of France proper, the French part of the island is part of the European Union. Enjoy superb French cuisines and quiet beaches and delectable French pastries on the French side and touristic getaways with busy shopping districts on the Dutch side. For those seeking a no-tan line experience there are many clothing optional beaches on the French side of St Martin. Another place that can be experienced is Maho beach on the Dutch side of the island, which is a popular site to watch aircraft on final approach and landing at the airport, passing only a short distance above your head. A visit to Anguilla to enjoy the pristine beaches of this UK territory will be an unforgettable experience. You may want to visit Little Bay which is only accessible by boat, this secluded cove is perfect for a quiet afternoon on the beach. Additionally, you may want to take a day to experience a lunch or sunset dinner at Shoal Bay beach. There is beautiful bird watching on Dog Island and ships to dive on at Prickly Pear Cays. While your there take in local art at the Savannah Gallery or enjoy a nice hike in the Big Spring National Park. St. Barths, land of jet setters, yachters and naturalists. While visiting St Barths your captain can anchor at the scenic Anse de Colombier an area of the island a favorite place for Yachts to visit. Snorkeling in this idyllic place is a favorite meeting place for sea turtles, rays, lobster and even dolphins. After your captain moves to the port in Gustavia which is the main town and capital of the island of Saint Barthélemy, you will experience a town which offers a unique French culture similar to what can be found in Europe with great food and exciting nightlife options. For those with a sweet tooth be sure to check out the French bakeries during your visit. There is endless shopping in Gustavia or if you want to continue your under-water adventure, you can take a ride on St. Barths, Yellow Submarine. It never goes completely underwater, but it has windows where you can look below you and see all the wonderful sea life.