Activities in Grand Case

Photo credit: © Corail Helicopteres
 

Perhaps more so than any other destination in the Caribbean, the distinctly French Grand Case is best known for shopping and dining.  This destination definitely caters to those who enjoy a more opulent lifestyle but does so with an inclusionary nature.  Tennis and spa days are popular activities, as are more active pursuits such as sailing and fishing. 

If you're wanting for something to do at night, be on the lookout for Mardi de Grand Case.  The street part takes place every Tuesday night between January and early April and features a Carnival-style parade, live music, food, and local artwork.  It is extremely popular and a great way to get out and mingle.

Bike and Scooter Rental

For those looking for a scenic option of exploring Grand Case, a bike or scooter can be a great option.

If you are considering sightseeing at your own pace, you will find several businesses that can help you. Click on this link to read our page concerning bike and scooter rentals.

Diving

St. Martin Diving

The colorful reef systems surrounding Grand Case is a great opportunity for any diver. Whether you need training or ready to take the plunge now, Grand Case has the services and sites required for a fantastic diving vacation.

You'll find 4 dive services and at least 7 good dive sites to choose from. For more details about diving in this area check out this page.

Fishing

Grand Case is well known for its aquatic activities, and fishing is no different. In fact, many locals in the area make their living through fish, and there is a long tradition of fishing in Grand Case.

If your group enjoys fishing you will be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services in this area. Those wanting to learn more about fishing in this area can do so on this page.

Golf

Like golf? Grand Case isn't necessarily a golfing paradise, but there is one golf course in the area. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. Moreover, you can visit this extended discussion if you'd like to learn more facts regarding golf throughout St. Martin.

Sailing and Boating

The following table lists more information about firms that will help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities Near Grand Case
Name Phone Location
Captain Alan's Boat Charters (721) 580-0377 Oyster Pond, 4.2 mi. Southeast of Central Grand Case
Keloa Private Tours (069) 088-2054 Anse Marcel, 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central Grand Case
Offshore Sensations Simpson Bay (721) 527-1444 4.9 mi. South West of Central Grand Case
Passaat Classic Schooner (721) 580-3301 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Grand Case
Scoobidoo (059) 029-1576 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Grand Case
Voyager Charters (059) 087-4345 Downtown Marigot, 2.9 mi. South West of Central Grand Case

If you're interested in learning about charter operators and local marinas go to this article.

Shopping

If your group includes some folks who enjoy window shopping they can browse some of the area's 43 retail shops. Follow this link to find our page regarding shopping in and around Grand Case.

Sightseeing

Fort Louis

Grand Case and nearby areas beg to be explored, either on land or in the sky. If you wish to see Grand Case from the sky, you can take a helicopter tour. Corail Helicopteres Tours has three different tour options- The Discovery Tour, The French Tour and The Luxury Tour- which all leave from L'Esperance Airport, also known as the Grand Case Airport.

You should plan on spending some of your time soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Grand Case. Sights of interest to visitors include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Vacationers who like being outside will frequently have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Visit this page dedicated to area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to learn additional facts.

Take a minute to read the table just below to learn more about a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Grand Case
Name Phone Location
Corail Helicopteres Tours (0059) 0590 698 181 0.5 mi. East of Central Grand Case
Esperanza Transports (059) 087-8469 Esperance, 0.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Grand Case
R & J Tours (059) 087-5620 Colombier, 2.0 mi. South of Central Grand Case
Transco (059) 087-3016 French Cul de Sac, 2.5 mi. Southeast of Central Grand Case

Snorkeling

Corail Helicopteres Tours

If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun there's good news -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Grand Case. To read more about snorkeling opportunities, check out this page.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you will be happy to know there are several in the area. To navigate to our detailed guide to spas, go to this page.

Tennis

Marquis Boutique Hotel

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table summarizes some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Grand Case
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Hotel La Plantation Mont Vemon, 1.9 mi. East of Central Grand Case 2 check
La Plantation Orient Bay Resort Griselle, 2.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Grand Case 2 check
Marquis Boutique Hotel Anse Marcel, 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Grand Case 4 check

For example, Hotel La Plantation offers the option of playing in the cool of the evening, when the lights come one.

Other Activities

Information about a few other activities are provided in the table below.

Other Activities In And Around Grand Case
Name Type Phone Location
Bayside Riding Club Horseback Riding Site (590) 557-6822 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Grand Case
Coconut Tree's Go-Kart Go-Cart Raceways and Rentals (069) 074-3565 Grand-Case
Go Karts! Amusement/Theme Park -- Esperance, 0.8 mi. South West of Central Grand Case
Kontiki Watersport Watersports Operator (059) 087-4327 2.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Grand Case
Wind Adventures Watersports Operator (059) 029-4157 Griselle, 2.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Grand Case
 

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