Baie de Marigot

Baie de Marigot is a highly popular bay in St. Martin, with a ferry terminal that provides passage to the neighboring island of Anguilla. If you look west you can watch the ships flow in and out of the popular marina.

Located on the edge of Marigot, about a hundred yards south west of downtown, Baie de Marigot is on the South edge of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. Travelers who find secluded beaches too calm and inactive will probably have a good time at Baie de Marigot.

How to Access The Beach
Resorts flank the beach here and make public access less convenient, but not impossible. Park across the street, which is called Rue de Sandy Ground, and walk around the resorts, east towards the marina and you can get around the resorts and onto the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The sweep of sand that makes up Baie de Marigot beach is on the southeast end of the bay. If you head south from the beach you'll find many shops and restaurants. The sand is soft and white and there are some interesting rock formations on the beach.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Since Baie de Marigot can be located inside an area popular among tourist, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the South coast of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten; it will be near other attractions like Comptoir Des Art, which is pretty close, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Musee Des Coquillages. This museum is located just a short distance away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in St. Martin. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Baie de Marigot
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Comptoir Des Art Art Gallery 0.3 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
French Impressionism Art Gallery Art Gallery 0.3 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Galeries Gingerbread Et Mahogany Art Gallery 0.3 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Musee Des Coquillages Museum 0.6 mi. NE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Old Prison Historical Site 0.6 mi. NE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Spring Sugar Mill Historical Site 0.6 mi. NE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Fort Louis Historical Site 0.7 mi. NE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Musée de Saint-Martin Museum 0.7 mi. NE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Durat Bridge Historical Site 1.0 mi. NE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Baie de Marigot who are seeking other interesting places to see might think about heading to Marigot, which is in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of St. Martin. From the shore, Marigot is just up the road, maybe three quarters of a mile (a kilometer).

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good amount of hotel rooms which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen in the following list.

Accommodations near Baie de Marigot
Hotel Distance Direction Type
le Beach Hotel 0.0 mi. ENE Hotel
Centr' Hotel 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Golfe Hotel 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Hotel de la Vallee Cachee 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Hotel La Residence 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Le Cigalon Hotel 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Marina Royale Hotel 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Rosely's Hotel 0.6 mi. NE Hotel
Hotel Royale Louisiana -- -- Hotel
Jardins D'Agrement 1.4 mi. NE Hotel

Food

When you're starving for a midday meal, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so you won't have to wander too far from these sands. Corsair is one of the closest eateries.

Nearby restaurant options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Baie de Marigot
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Corsair -- -- -- 0.0 mi. E
le Beach Restaurant +590 (0)590 87 87 00 Creole Fine Dining 0.0 mi. ENE
Villa Pizza (059) 029-1797 Italian -- 0.1 mi. E
Rocky's -- -- -- 0.2 mi. WSW
The Bridge (059) 029-6357 Caribbean, International Informal 0.2 mi. SW
Mario's Bistro (059) 087-0636 Contemporary, French, International Fine Dining 0.2 mi. SW
Petite Auberge (059) 087-5631 Creole, French Very Casual 0.3 mi. E
La Belle Epoque (059) 087-8770 Caribbean, Mediterranean Very Casual 0.3 mi. E
La Flibuste (059) 029-0288 International Very Casual 0.3 mi. E
Croissanterie (059) 029-2266 -- -- 0.3 mi. ENE
Don Camillo (059) 087-5288 Italian Fine Dining 0.3 mi. ENE
Tropicana (590) 087-7907 -- -- 0.3 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Baie de Marigot.

You may also want to try Little Bay, where there's usually lots of activity. You'll find it a mile and a half to the west-northwest. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Galisbay may be a good choice. It is located just a short distance away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Baie Rouge, which is an additional nearby St. Martin destination. If you want plenty of great views of breathtaking oceanfront scenery, then the Baie Rouge beach is the perfect spot to visit on your next St. Martin vacation.

Baie de Marigot could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, St. Martin offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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