What's Near Hotel L'Esplanade

Nearby Beaches

Happy Bay

Some of the most anticipated sights to see in all of St. Martin are the beautiful stretches of shoreline. You should be able to enjoy benefit of some nearby.

The personalities of each coastal spot on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten could be better suited for a romantic stroll than a family outing, or vice versa. The following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Hotel L'Esplanade
Beach Distance Direction Location
Grande-Case Beach -- -- Grand-Case
Petite Plage -- -- Grand-Case
Happy Bay -- -- 2.2 mi. North-Northeast of Marigot
Anse Marcel -- -- Anse Marcel
Friar's Bay Beach -- -- 1.8 mi. North-Northeast of Marigot
Baie de cul-de-sac -- -- French Cul-de-Sac
Lover's Beach -- -- 1.2 mi. North of Marigot
Orient Beach -- -- Griselle
Grandes Cayes -- -- 1.9 mi. North of Orient Bay
Galisbay -- -- Marigot
Petites Cayes -- -- 2.5 mi. North of Orient Bay
Ilet Pinel -- -- 1.3 mi. North of Orient Bay
Galion Beach -- -- 1.6 mi. North of Oyster Pond
Green Cay -- -- Orient Bay
Baie de Marigot -- -- Marigot
Baie Lucas Beach -- -- 1.8 mi. South of Orient Bay
Oyster Pond Beach -- -- 4.4 mi. East of Marigot
Little Bay -- -- 2.0 mi. West of Marigot
Baie Nettle -- -- Sandy Ground
Tintamarre Beach -- -- Ile Tintamarre

Grande-Case Beach is the one that's nearest to the hotel. Known for it's fine dining and stunning views of Anguilla, hungry tourists flock to this beach to sample island fare.

If you're searching for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Happy Bay may be just what you're looking for. A small beach with stunning white sand and crystal clear waters, this is one of the most hidden and secluded beaches on the island, but perhaps not for long. In 2014, it was listed as one of the Best Secret Beaches on Earth by Travel + Leisure Magazine.

Nearby Areas

Guests who are interested in finding out more about the surrounding area's offerings may want to know how far the nearby city or town is from the property. Hotel L'Esplanade is situated toward the center of Grand-Case.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Hotel L'Esplanade:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Millrum 0.2 SE
Duzant 0.7 E
Esperance 0.8 SSW
Norman 1.2 E
Anse Marcel 1.4 NE
Petit Fond 1.5 S
Friar's Bay 1.5 SW
Rambaud 1.5 SW
Cul De Sac 1.7 E
Mont Vemon 1.8 E

Nearby Attractions

Loterie Farm Nature Reserve

Travelers who want to be in the middle of the action while visiting the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Hotel L'Esplanade is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Cultural Center Grand Case, Hope Estate Archeological Site, and Loterie Farm Nature Reserve. The closest of the three is Cultural Center Grand Case.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Hotel L'Esplanade
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cultural Center Grand Case Museum -- -- Grand-Case
Hope Estate Archeological Site Historical Site -- -- 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Grand-Case
Loterie Farm Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- 1.6 mi. South of Grand-Case
Durat Bridge Historical Site -- -- Marigot
Mount Vernon Plantation Historical Site -- -- 0.6 mi. South West of Orient Bay
The Old House Museum -- -- La Croisade
Musée de Saint-Martin Museum -- -- Downtown Marigot
Fort Louis Historical Site -- -- Downtown Marigot
Musee Des Coquillages Museum -- -- Downtown Marigot
Old Prison Historical Site -- -- Downtown Marigot
Spring Sugar Mill Historical Site -- -- Downtown Marigot
The Butterfly Farm Botanical Garden -- -- Orient Bay
The Butterfly Farm Zoo -- -- 0.5 mi. South of Orient Bay
Border Obelisk Historical Site -- -- Marigot
M.J.C. Sandy Ground Movie Theater -- -- Sandy Ground
Marigot Musee Museum -- -- Sandy Ground

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, Hope Estate Archeological Site is an alternative worth considering. While at first glance this site may seem nothing more than another piece of land in Saint Martin's center, this area was actually the site of an Arawak Village built around 500 BC, and not abandoned until 450 AD. Archaeologist have been able to find artifacts here including pottery and ruins of the ancient village.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding where to book your stay, it is sometimes worthwhile to find out about nearby accommodations as a means to better understand the surrounding area. This portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten plays host to several other resort and hotel options to pick from, giving readers lots to contemplate before coming to a decision. The table below lists all of the booking options you can find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Hotel L'Esplanade
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Alizés Motel Guesthouse -- -- Grand-Case, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Hevea Inn -- -- Grand-Case, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Le Belvedere Residence -- -- Grand-Case, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Le Petit Hotel -- -- Grand-Case, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
LOVE Hotel -- -- Grand-Case, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Grand Case Beach Club -- -- Grand-Case, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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