Welcome to
Orient Bay!


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Orient Bay

Orient Bay is a unique destination in the Caribbean because it has a wholly French attitude about it. What does this mean? Well, clothing is optional. If this is…

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Restaurants

Right along the shore of Orient Bay you'll find one casual beach bar after another that allow guests to walk in right off…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
Orient Bay

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Orient Bay

Accommodations:

Orient Bay is perhaps the most developed of the beaches on the island, but it differs from other popular beaches in the Caribbean because there are no mega resorts in the sand, and…

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Hotels

Although Orient Bay is mainly comprised of contemporary villas and condos, there are a few hotels along the shore, especially…

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Villa Rentals

Individual rental properties are also found to be very popular in Orient Bay. You will be able to find plenty of different…

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Driving

Driving in St. Maarten and St. Martin is a relatively simple task, and most tourists find that navigating their own vehicles…

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More Ways to
Have Fun:

You Won't Run Out of Options Vacationing in
Orient Bay

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Activities:

Thanks to its status as home to a nude beach, Orient Bay caters to a particular type of tourist with European ideals that is open to free and fun lifestyles. Nonetheless, this…

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Nightlife

The interesting thing about Orient Bay is that during the day it is extremely busy with people hanging out on the beach,…

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Attractions

The most popular beach on the entire island, Orient Bay is also the most developed with restaurants, bars, shops, and…

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Shopping

Orient Bay is more about days spend on the beach participating in watersports, hanging out at one of the many bars on the…

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Orient Bay tends to attract visitors looking for the true tropical resort experience, and many of the daily activities revolve around the beach. To take full advantage of this,…

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Fishing

If you'll be visiting Orient Bay during the winter months, you may well have one of the best fishing days of your life.…

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Landmarks

The main attraction in Orient Bay are the beaches, and when visitors are not set in the sands they are usually shopping…

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Sailing & Boating

Orient Bay attracts a specific type of crowd thanks to its very French style and sensibilities. Sailing is one of…

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The coastal community of Orient Bay is better known for its free spirit than its natural sites, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to be seen here for those who have an inkling…

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A beach town known for its lively bars set right in the sand, friendly atmosphere, and clothing optional beach, Orient Bay is a little piece of paradise on French St. Martin. Many…

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One of the liveliest spots on the island, Orient Beach often attracts visitors who are willing to try new things – like scuba diving. High intensity diving is not prevalent…

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Travel Planning Fundamentals for
Orient Bay


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Orient Bay

With a nickname like the “French Riviera of the Caribbean,” it shouldn't be a surprise that a good deal of this town's energy goes into providing luxury and pampering to…

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Air Travel

The island's main airport is actually located in Dutch St. Maarten, but landing there and traveling to Orient Bay on the…

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Sailing & Boating

Orient Bay attracts a specific type of crowd thanks to its very French style and sensibilities. Sailing is one of…

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