L'Espérance Airport, also known as Grand Case Airport, is a public use airport located in Grand Case.
Sightseeing in Grand Case
Located half a kilometre away from the airport is the family run Octopus Diving. They offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to go out on the ocean and mix with some of Saint Martins aquatic residents.
Just 1 kilometre from the airport you will find Grand Case Beach Club. This fantastic venue offers not only a comfy bed for the night but views you will never forget.
If you manage to drag yourself away from the soft sandy beach and the beautiful blue ocean there is so much to do in Saint Martin. Saint Martin is the only destination in the French West Indies that has a tax-free status. With no customs duties, VAT or other indirect taxes to pay, the island offers unbeatable prices on a whole host of items.
Why not try your hand a horse riding? You can ride on a beach, galloping along the soft sands and even take your horse for a swim. Enjoy a sunset beach ride finished with a glass of champagne for the perfect romantic experience. This unique way of touring the island will offer you a breath-taking perspective of Saint Martin.
Exploring Saint Martin
Travel just a short 4 kilometre drive and you can visit the Butterfly Farm. Imagine walking through a tropical rainforest surrounded by flowers, trees and a trickling waterfall with butterflies flying all around you in their own natural paradise.
If you get bored of all that lazing about on the beach why not strap on your hiking gear and go for a hike around Pic Paradis? it’s the island's tallest point standing at 1,492ft. If you can reach the top, it will offer you views like no other.
Why not head to Grand Case itself? Whether you are a novice or more experienced, try your hand at diving and discover the wonders in the waters beneath you. With some fabulous diving schools available to guide you, this is simply a great experience.
Spend some time in Marigot and visit during a bustling market day. The cuisine here is well regarded, so why not stop off at a café and sample some local delights? Travel to Fort St Louis and marvel at the breathtaking views which can be found at the top.