Sint Eustatius Travel Facts

The Basics

Country: Sint Eustatius

Where is it?: Caribbean, two island groups in the Caribbean Sea – one includes Curacao and Bonaire north of Venezuela; the other is east of the Virgin Islands

Why do people go here?: Part of the Netherlands Antilles, with its unique island government, but the same beautiful white sand beaches and fun in the sun.

Currency used: Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG)

Country Code: 599, plus 318

Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Seventh-Day Adventist

Population: 3,000

Ethnic Breakdown: Mixed African and European descent

Government: Municipality of the Netherlands Antilles

Languages: Dutch, English

Travel Information

Attractions: Beaches, Fun in the sun, Relaxation

Accommodation: Sint Eustatius Hostels

Tourism Office locations and links: Saba & St. Eustatius-Tourist Office Windwardside, Saba +5994-62231; FAX +5994-62350;

Health Issues: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 6 months of age coming from infected area.

Tips for Visiting

Specific Events/Holidays: Queen’s Day (Birthday of Queen-Mother JULIANA in 1909 and accession to the throne of her oldest daughter BEATRIX in 1980), 30 April

Getting Around: Driving Ms. Daisy

Cheapest airport to fly into: The cheapest airport to fly into Sint Eustatius is the Sint Eustatius Airport.

Need more information?: Check out the Sint Eustatius travel guide for more on what to see, where to stay, and how to get there.