The Marigot market : Immersion in the local atmosphere and flavors of Saint Martin
The Marigot market is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere and discover the spicy flavors of Saint Martin. Located on the seafront, near Fort Louis, this colorful market is made up of charming little Creole huts where fruit, vegetable, spice and fish vendors offer the best products of the island.
What to do and see at the Marigot market?
A veritable temple of local products and traditional specialties, the Marigot market offers you the opportunity to taste the renowned gastronomy of Saint Martin.
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, fish caught during the day are sold on the market stalls, as well as lobsters, shrimps, ouassous and lambis.
At the Marigot market, you will find traditional dishes cooked on site, local fruits and vegetables, as well as spices sold in bulk or in small bags.
Indulge in arranged rums, prepared with fruits and spices, or enjoy a fresh coconut water directly from the nut with a straw.
If you are looking for souvenirs, don’t miss the stalls offering t-shirts, bags, dresses, colorful shirts, caps and glasses with the island and the Caribbean logo.
You will also find local handicrafts, ideal to bring back in your luggage.
The Marigot market also showcases local crafts in a small arena next to the Creole huts. Designers and artists exhibit their creations and offer souvenirs at low prices. Do not hesitate to discuss with them and to negotiate a little the prices, a common practice and well accepted.
Finally, after a morning spent on the market, take a break in one of the “lolos”, these typical restaurants located a few steps away from the artisanal market, where you will be able to taste the flavors and subtleties of the St. Martinese cuisine in a friendly atmosphere.
The Marigot market is open every day except Sunday, from 8am to 1pm. Wednesday and Saturday morningsCome early to enjoy the fish market and the best fish and shellfish. Meet on the waterfront, boulevard de France, 5 minutes walk from the ferry terminal.
Don’t miss this authentic and enriching experience in the heart of the island of Saint Martin!
The market of Marigot awaits you to make you live unforgettable moments.