St Martin on big and small screen

No doubt that the heavenly landscapes of the Friendly Island and the mildness of the climate inspire the scriptwriters…

In the movies

SPEED 2 – Cruise control by Jan de Bont (1997) starring Sandra Bullock, Jason Patrick, Willem Dafoe.

Shot in Marigot on the sea front, on which the set has been built for the occasion

LES GENS EN MAILLOT DE BAIN NE SONT PAS (FORCEMENT) SUPERFICIELS [People in swimsuit are not (necessarily) superficial] by Eric Assous (2001) starring Gad Elmaleh, Agnès Soral, Isabelle Gélinas.


Shot at Le Méridien hotel Anse Marcel (now Radisson), at restaurant Kontiki in Orient Bay, and in îlet Tintamarre…

In the serials

Dreams : 1 rêve, 2 vies (2014)

The serial of NRJ 12 has been shot in St Martin in November and December 2012. With, among others: Tonya Kinzinger (Sous le Soleil/St Tropez), Rochelle Redfield (Hélène & les garçons), Bruno Le Millin (Premiers Baisers) and the singer Julie Pietri.


It is the story of Jess, a young girl who participates to a reality television singing competition without having informed her family and friends. The character is played by Alice Raucoules, finalist of the French reality television singing competition “Star Ac” in 2008. It is the first time that a serial is about a reality television broadcast close to “Star Ac”.


Baie des Flamboyants/Les Flamboyants (2010-2011) Spin-off of « Baie des flamboyants », « Les Flamboyants » tells how Mélanie took over an hotel in St Martin, which she manages with her family and her friends. Adapted from the Mexican telenovela « Codigo postal ». The real hotel « Les Flamboyants » where the serial was shot is situated in Nettle Bay in front the residence.


Island Détectives (1999) This serial present the investigations of two private investigators settled on the island of Saint Martin. You can find in that show certain similarities with some American successful serials like Magnum or Miami Vice.


Les vacances de l’amour (1996-2004) The continuation of « Hélène & les garçons » and « Le miracle de l’amour ». The group of friends goes and settles in the West Indies, on « Love Island », where they will live many adventures, in particular police ones.

In the videos

Lucenzo feat Don Omar – « Danza Kuduro »

Wanna re-play the video? Come to St Martin! You will be able to rent the villa « Sandyline » and the 53 feet yacht « Always III », take a walk in Marigot, on Marina Fort Louis, go to Orient Bay and dance on the beach of the Palm Beach…


ALPHA BLONDY - « Vuvuzela »

Shooting video on the Galion beach in May 2011.


DJ NaoMiX Feat RAGGA RANKS – She turns me over

Shooting video at La Playa Orient Bay and Mercure hotel in Nettle Bay in January 2014


Typic Hall – « Rendez-vous sur le dance hall »

Shot among others at Bikini Beach in Orient Bay.


Daddy Killa – « Bouge ton body »


Shot among others at Platinum Room, in Maho, Maho beach (airport), Orient Bay, Anse Marcel marina.

And in the magazines!

Cosmopolitan August 2010

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