Grande-Case Beach

Known for it's fine dining and stunning views of Anguilla, hungry tourists flock to this beach to sample island fare.

Located in Grand-Case, Grande-Case Beach is on the North East edge of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Travelers who'd like to avoid renting a car will find that Grande-Case Beach is a good choice for them. It's within walking distance of so many hotels and activities, and isn't far from the center of the city's action.

How to Access The Beach

You can walk right up to this beach with no trouble, but you'll have to park at one of the adjacent businesses, then find your way through the beachfront shops and villas.

Amenities and Ambiance

This gently sloping beach popular for its great snorkeling spots, especially near Creole Rock. It is a heavily developed area near the airport, so you can't forget about civilization here.

You could always try the restaurant right on the water, if it suits your taste. Vacationers will find plenty of places in St. Martin serving up delicious local cuisine, but don't think that table-side service and a lengthy menu are necessary to enjoy a tasty meal. Some vacationers simply sit on their towels——not in a restaurant——to enjoy lunch. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Grande-Case Beach is the ultimate convenience. If available, you could also order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface. The whole family can enjoy some fun in the sun at Grande -Case beach. Connoissuers of fine cuisines will also appreciate the dining options at this amazing oceanfront property.

Since Grande-Case Beach happens to be found inside a commonly visited area, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Positioned on St. Martin's North East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Cultural Center Grand Case, which is a couple hundred yards away.

History-focused attractions such as Hope Estate Archeological Site are a great compliment to the natural beauty of Grande-Case Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about St. Martin, without having to leave the coast.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Grande-Case Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cultural Center Grand Case Museum 0.1 mi. NE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Hope Estate Archeological Site Historical Site 0.9 mi. SE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Cities and Towns

Grande-Case Beach is very close to Marigot, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Guests visiting Grande-Case Beach who are seeking other opportunities for exploration should think about going to Marigot, since it's not far away and is an especially active area of St. Martin. From the shore, Marigot is not far away, about three miles (five kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers will find a fairly wide variety of accommodation options to pick from in the area around Grande-Case Beach. The closest of which have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Grande-Case Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Alizés Motel Guesthouse -- -- Guest house
Hevea Inn -- -- Hotel
Hotel L'Esplanade -- -- Hotel
Le Belvedere Residence -- -- Hotel
Le Petit Hotel -- -- Hotel
LOVE Hotel 0.3 mi. SW Hotel
Grand Case Beach Club 0.4 mi. NNE Resort


If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is L'Effet Mer. The restaurant offers both Continental and French cuisines. Many guests rave about their pasta and seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Grande-Case Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
L'Effet Mer (059) 087-0565 Continental, French, International Informal 0.0 mi. N
La Bodega -- -- -- 0.0 mi. SW
Spicy (059) 087-0742 French -- 0.0 mi. E
Brasserie Des Iles (059) 087-8746 French Very Casual 0.0 mi. S
Blue Martini (059) 029-2793 Caribbean, French Informal 0.0 mi. S
Il Nettuno (059) 087-7738 Italian Informal 0.0 mi. SW
Zen It -- -- -- 0.0 mi. NE
Brasas De Iles 590 87 87 46 French, International Very Casual 0.0 mi. SW
Le Soleil (059) 087-9232 French Informal 0.0 mi. SW
Lolos -- -- -- 0.0 mi. SW
Repaire Du Pirate (059) 087-0374 International Very Casual 0.1 mi. SSW
Nettuno (590) 087-7738 Italian Very Casual 0.1 mi. SW

Other Beaches

The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has several beautiful beaches, and Grande-Case Beach is just one option.

Another location you might enjoy is Happy Bay, which is in a pretty active location. It is located one and a quarter miles to the west. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Anse Marcel is an area removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. You'll find it just a short distance away.

You may also want to consider Baie Lucas Beach, which is located four miles away.

St. Martin has plenty to offer its visitors, and dropping by Grande-Case Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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