Activities in Orient Bay

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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. 

Diving

Orient Bay Diving

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.

There are a couple of dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area. Click here to visit our page regarding scuba diving in this area.

Fishing

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.

Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? You might be happy to learn there are 3 charter fishing services in this area. Click here to check out our page about this topic.

Golf

Like to play golf? Orient Bay isn't exactly overrun with golf greens, but there is one golf course to be aware of. The only course in the area is CuisinArt Resort Golf Course. To see our complete guide to golf throughout St. Martin, follow this link.

Sailing and Boating

Orient Bay Sailing and Boating

Check out the table just below to see local providers that will enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities Near Orient Bay
Name Phone Location
Captain Alan's Boat Charters (721) 580-0377 Oyster Pond, 2.4 mi. South of Central Orient Bay
CaptainJo Boat Charter (069) 074-7001 Grand-Case, 2.6 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay
Keloa Private Tours (069) 088-2054 Anse Marcel, 2.2 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay
Scoobidoo (059) 052-0253 French Cul-de-Sac, 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay
Soualiga Destinations (631) 458-0543 4.9 mi. South of Central Orient Bay
Voyager Charters (059) 087-4345 Downtown Marigot, 4.4 mi. West of Central Orient Bay

If you're interested in reading about charter operators and local marinas click here.

Shopping

Shopping in Orient Bay

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- more than 23 retailers operate in this area. To find out about opportunities for shopping in Orient Bay and nearby, use this link.

Sightseeing

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

Yet another great option for visitors is to see the area's interesting sights. Area sights include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Nature enthusiasts typically have a pleasant time visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Those needing to get more information concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Check the following chart to read more about a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Orient Bay
Name Phone Location
Jo Junie Tours (721) 553-8916 Central Orient Bay
R & J Tours (059) 087-5620 Colombier, 2.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Orient Bay
Transco (059) 087-3016 French Cul de Sac, 1.5 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay
Winston Sightseeing Tours (059) 087-2561 French Cul de Sac, 1.5 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay

Snorkeling

If you like the idea of going snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Orient Bay. To learn more about snorkeling opportunities, click this link.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the most memorable parts 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. For a more detailed look at this topic, navigate to this article about nearby spas.

Tennis

Marquis Boutique Hotel

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to read more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Orient Bay
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 check
Princess Port de Plaisance Cole Bay, 5.4 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay 7 check
Hotel La Plantation Mont Vemon, 0.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Orient Bay 2 check
La Plantation Orient Bay Resort Griselle, 0.3 mi. West of Central Orient Bay 2 check
Club Orient Resort 0.4 mi. Southeast of Central Orient Bay 2 check
Marquis Boutique Hotel Anse Marcel, 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay 4 check

For example, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Wind Adventures

The following table lists some details concerning other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Orient Bay
Name Type Phone Location
Bayside Riding Club Horseback Riding Site (590) 557-6822 0.6 mi. South of Central Orient Bay
Carnival Village Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers -- 4.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Orient Bay
Kontiki Watersport Watersports Operator (059) 087-4327 0.4 mi. Southeast of Central Orient Bay
Lb Scott Sports Auditorium Sporting Event Venue -- 4.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Orient Bay
St Maarten Rockland Estate Eco-Park Amusement/Theme Park (721) 543-1135 Saunders, 4.3 mi. South West of Central Orient Bay
Wind Adventures Watersports Operator (059) 029-4157 Central Orient Bay
 

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