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 thinking about riding in the open air, there are a few rental agencies that can help. Click on this link to visit our page about 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 operators and at least 7 different dive sites in the area. To visit our complete guide to scuba diving in this area, visit 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 you and your traveling companions like to fish you will be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services in this area. To read our detailed guide to deep sea fishing, click here.

Golf

Want to play some golf on vacation? Grand Case isn't quite a golfer's paradise, but there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. If you're interested, obtain more information concerning golf throughout St. Martin can do so by visiting our Golf page.

Sailing and Boating

More information about area firms that can help you get out on the water can be seen here:

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, 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Grand Case
Offshore Sensations Simpson Bay (721) 527-1444 4.9 mi. South West of Central Grand Case
SXM St. Martin Catamarans Charters (069) 039-7457 Griselle, 2.4 mi. East-Southeast 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 want to learn about charter operators and marinas check out this page.

Shopping

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they're not completely out of luck -- more than 43 retail stores are located in this area. If you'd like to learn more about shopping in and around Grand Case, you can do so by visiting this page.

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 set aside some time for experiencing the sights, sounds and culture of Grand Case. Sights in the area include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Tourists who like being outside will frequently enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Those wanting to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking here.

The following table lists some details regarding a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Grand Case
Name Phone Location
Corail Helicopteres Tours (0059) 0590 698181 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 you enjoy snorkeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Grand Case. For more in-depth coverage of snorkeling, visit this article about snorkeling options.

Spas

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you will be happy to discover there are a few options. Use this link to check out our article about this topic.

Tennis

Marquis Boutique Hotel

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has 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 lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of 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 instance, Hotel La Plantation allows you to extend your play time into the evening hours, when the lights come on.

Other Activities

Take some time to look through this table to learn about other activities.

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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