Activities in Orient Bay

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.

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.

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.

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.

Golf

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.

Sailing and Boating

Take a look at the table just below to learn more about area firms that will help you enjoy some time on the water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Orient Bay
Name Phone Location
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
Offshore Sensations Philipsburg (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
Voyager Charters (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.

Shopping

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.

Sightseeing

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

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.

Sightseeing Services Near Orient Bay
Name Phone Location
Corail Helicopteres Tours (0059) 0590 698181 Grand-Case, 2.0 mi. West-Northwest 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

Corail Helicopteres Tours

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.

Spas

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.

Tennis

Marquis Boutique Hotel

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.

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

Information about a few other activities can be seen in the following chart.

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
Go Karts! 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
Metford Hazel Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue -- 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Orient Bay
Philipsburg Theatres 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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