Friar’s Bay Beach Café (Friar’s Bay Road, Friar’s Bay a.k.a. Anse des Pères, Saint Martin) – a popular north coast beach hangout spot with occasional live music bands.
David’s Bar & Club (Auberge de Mer, Marigot, Saint Martin) – this bar attracts a crowd for its wonderful view over Marigot’s Marina Port Royale. Occasional theme parties are held there.
Club One (Alberge de la Mer, Marina Royale, Manigot, Saint Martin) – this is a marina area hangout spot that plays house and other forms of dance music. Saturday nights are “ladies night” there.
Calmos Café (40 Blvd. de Grand Case, Grande Case, Saint Martin) – this is a popular beachside bar and eatery which has live Salsa and Reggae bands during certain nights of the week.
Blue Martini (63 Blvd. de Grand Case, Grand Case, Saint Martin) – this is a large bar, restaurant and garden set back from the beach that has live music several nights of the week – for a mature, sophisticated crowd.
Bliss (Caravanserai Resort, Bacon Hill Road #2, Maho, Sint Maarten) – this nightspot has a great view of the ocean. These days, it’s best known for flying in international house music DJs for guest appearance, such as Bob Sinclar Erick Morillo, Roger Sanchez, and Chemical Brothers.
Bikini Beach Bar & Grill (Orient Bay, Saint Martin) – this restaurant become a lively beachside hangout at night, with occasional live music acts and DJ-driven music.
Bamboo Bernie’s (Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, 1 Rhine Road, Maho Bay, Sint Maarten) – this is a trendy lounge with a Buddha lounge that plays chill-out style club music. There’s a “sake hour” from 5:00 to 7:00 pm (half price on sake bottles, beers, wines, as well as tapas and appetizers).
The Taste Factory (Mullet Bay, Sint Maarten) – located near Simpson Bay on the Dutch side, this nicely-lit bakery is competitive with the ones found on the French side of the island. This bakery is just as known for its tasty Panini sandwiches as it is for its pastries and bread items.
The Greenhouse (Bobby’s Marina, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten) – this waterfront restaurant offers tourist favorites like burgers, prime rib, and steaks. That, along with two-for-one drink specials.