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Fort Amsterdam, Philipsburg

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  • An unexpected historical site by the Divi Bay Resort~a quick walk up the path with historical markers and information. Benches were provided so we were able to stay and enjoy the view. It was a great ...  more »
  • You need to access this fort by entering the Divi Little Bay resort. Not a lot to see, but it's high on a hill and the sights below are amazing.  more »
  • The small hike to the top was not bad at all. The views are amazing and gives a great opportunity for photos, My husband and I had lots of fun posing for photos with the view of the island and water b...  more »
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  • While visiting the island we hiked up to see the fort which provided a nice history of this area of the island and allowed for some beautiful pelican watching. The views at sunset are breathtaking!
  • It is slowly being restored and was reasonably cleaned up. Like most old forts it is at the top of a commanding hill with awesome views. You can watch the cruise ships, or look at the distant islands and imagine the track of Columbus when he arrived in 1493.
  • Simple ruins; easy access with short walk.
  • Nice steep walk up to it from the Divi Hotel, great views, and some plaques to read about the history of it
  • It's a historic site, with epic view points over the bay. There are free standing buildings and cannons. It's a great little day hike, and a nice place to get a few pictures.

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