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 town is one of the top tourist destinations on the island, and while it is never overcrowded, there are quite a few people here at all times. The good news is that the hospitality industry is alive and well, offering activities like sightseeing tours, snorkeling and diving excursions, and sailing adventures.
Orient Bay offers a nice selection of easy dives, making it a great place for new and beginning divers. However, there are a few sites that require a bit more skill.
You'll find two dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. Use this link to visit our article concerning diving in this area.
Orient Bay is listed among the best fishing destinations in the Caribbean, and possibly the world. Visitors coming to the area will have not problem finding some good fishing opportunities.
If you're a fishing fanatic you will be happy to know there are several charter fishing services in this area. To learn about more deep sea fishing in this area, visit this page.
If you like to play golf you should know that Orient Bay isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. Nevertheless, the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is CuisinArt Resort Golf Course. To learn more about golf throughout St. Martin, visit this page.
Take a look at the table just below to learn more about area firms that will help you enjoy some time on the water.
|Blue Safaris||(721) 526-2749||4.8 mi. South of Central Orient Bay|
|Captain Alan's Boat Charters||(721) 580-0377||Oyster Pond, 2.4 mi. South of Central Orient Bay|
|Keloa Private Tours||(069) 088-2054||Anse Marcel, 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay|
|(721) 527-1444||4.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Orient Bay|
|SXM St. Martin Catamarans Charters||(069) 039-7457||Griselle, 0.1 mi. North of Central Orient Bay|
|Scoobidoo||(059) 029-1576||2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay|
|(059) 087-4345||Downtown Marigot, 4.4 mi. West of Central Orient Bay|
If you want to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators see this page.
If you're vacationing with some folks who enjoy window shopping they can explore some of the 31 retail stores in the area. If you want to get information concerning shopping in and around Orient Bay, you can do so here.
Another great option for visitors is simply enjoying the area's sights and natural beauty. The area features 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Assuming you enjoy natural surroundings are likely to enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Take advantage of this article regarding area sightseeing attractions if you need additional information.
Details concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found down below.
|Corail Helicopteres Tours||(0059) 0590 698181||Grand-Case, 2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Orient Bay|
|(059) 087-3016||French Cul de Sac, 1.5 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay|
|(059) 087-2561||French Cul de Sac, 1.5 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay|
If you like to go snokeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Orient Bay. You can go to this page dedicated to snorkeling if you want to find out better facts.
Going to a spa just might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to learn there are several in this area. Click here to visit our page about this topic.
If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The information that follows can help clarify your options. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read more details concerning the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Simpson Bay Resort and Marina||Pelican Key, 6.3 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay||4|
|Princess Port de Plaisance||Cole Bay, 5.4 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay||7|
|Hotel La Plantation||Mont Vemon, 0.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Orient Bay||2|
|La Plantation Orient Bay Resort||Griselle, 0.3 mi. West of Central Orient Bay||2|
|Club Orient Resort||0.4 mi. Southeast of Central Orient Bay||2|
|Marquis Boutique Hotel||Anse Marcel, 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay||4|
For example, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
Information about a few other activities can be seen in the following chart.
|Bayside Riding Club||Horseback Riding Site||(590) 557-6822||0.6 mi. South of Central Orient Bay|
|Amusement/Theme Park||--||Esperance, 3.0 mi. West of Central Orient Bay|
|Kontiki Watersport||Watersports Operator||(059) 087-4327||0.4 mi. Southeast of Central Orient Bay|
|Sporting Event Venue||--||3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Orient Bay|
|Movie Theater||(721) 543-0001||4.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Orient Bay|
|Wind Adventures||Watersports Operator||(059) 029-4157||Central Orient Bay|
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