A number of St. Maarten vacation rentals enjoy comfortable access to different local galleries that showcase the diverse arts and culture of the Caribbean. St. Maarten is considered to be the ultimate melting pot; it is home to converging residents from different nations and is the best place to enjoy Tropical Island chic and art encompassing the genius of the different artists. Experiencing art that evokes strong emotions and relaxation is an activity that can help make a great vacation.
While you benefit from the comfort and scenery of St. Marteen's beaches, lush landscapes, plantation houses and scenic ocean views, try enjoying the range of local galleries close enough to your vacation rental to get more of what the island can offer.
Here are some of the artists and galleries you can discover in this island paradise of the Caribbean:
Considered as St. Marteen's oldest and most popular Art Gallery, Greenwith Galleries has great proximity to St. Maarten Vacation Rentals; it showcases works of more than 35 artists and offers the largest selection of Caribbean Art. It is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and offers paintings, prints, posters and pottery at reasonable prices. VISA and MasterCard are honored. You are assured of carefully-packed items for travel. Visit this place at 33 Front Street, Philipsburg and experience art that goes between realism and abstraction.
Located at 106 Old Street in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, this gallery sells Caribbean arts and crafts; also, it is just a few minutes from vacation rentals. This is founded by Nick Maley, whose watercolors and prints echo Caribbean landscapes, colors and quietude. If you are lucky enough to catch him around your visit, he'll be glad to share some cinematic anecdotes while you glide from one artwork to another.
Located at Saint Martin/Saint Maarten, French West Indies, this secluded studio is an artwork collaboration of Norma Trimborn and her equally talented sister Corinna. Most of their paintings concentrate on people, their feelings and the representation of their hidden fracas and apprehensions. Visit this studio which is near many St. Maarten vacation rentals, and you'll be hitting two birds with one stone: the original art work of two modern-day artist under one roof.
Jean Vallette Fine Art Photography
If you go for fine art nudes, Jean Vallette's photography is the one for you. His creativity is exemplified over a number of photographs that will capture your imagination and will unveil your mysterious insight about femininity. Visit his studio at St. Martin/St. Maarten, French West Indies and discover varied Eves in all his masterpieces.
Discover a new perspective in every gallery you hop in. At Saint Maarten Vacation Rentals, life is not just about relaxation and communion with nature, it is also getting in touch with art geniuses to uncover the artist inside you. Check out our VacationHomes page to see listings of the best vacation rentals in the island. You can sort by price, amenities or location.