Learn how to paddleboard in St Maarten:

Enjoy a laid-back, family-friendly water activity in St Martin with standup paddle board lessons. Practice a few basics on the shores of Le Galion Beach or Grand Case with an instructor, and then head into the turquoise bay, where a coral reef creates calm, shallow waters, perfect for beginner paddleboarding. After the 30-minute lesson, you have free time to paddle on your own.


  • Stand-up paddle board lessons at Le Galion Beach or Grand Case in St Maarten
  • Spend 30 minutes with an instructor, learning SUP basics both in and out of the water
  • Get comfortable on your board in calm, shallow water
  • Explore the bay on your own during free time with your board
  • Family-friendly way to enjoy St Martin’s picture-perfect tropical scenery


Check in for your stand-up paddle board lessons in Galion Beach or Grand Case on the northeast coast of St Maarten. After meeting your instructor,  your lesson starts on dry land.

Stand-up paddle boards are both fun and offer a great workout, and it’s easier to get the hang of them than you may think. Learn SUP basics like where to stand on the board and how to measure the correct paddle length, and then enter the calm waters of the bay to give it your first shot.

Your lesson lasts 30 minutes, after which you can spend the rest of your time paddling around the bay on your own. If you want to rest, just sit down on your board (don’t drop your paddle!) and soak up the sun while you float.

How to find us at Galion Beach:

From the North of St Maarten: drive South like going to Philipsburg. Pass Orient Bay and check the "Baie de l'Embouchure" sign. Turn left.

From Orient Bay, drive 2mn to the South until you see the sign "Baie de l'Embouchure" and turn left. Then follow the concrete road until the crossroad. Turn left and drive to the beach.

From the South of St Maarten: drive North to Marigot (West side of the island) or Orient Bay (East Side). Pass Marigot, pass Grand Case and at the rundabout drive straight and pass Orient Bay until the sign noticed above. 

To find us at Grand Case, please click on the icon and follow the instructions ;)


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