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 services and at least 6 different dive sites in the area. Anyone who needs to get comprehensive information about diving opportunities in this area, can do so by clicking here.
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 there are some anglers in your group, you'll be pleased to know there are several charter fishing services located in this area. You can find out more concerning fishing in this area can do so by following this link.
Like golf? Orient Bay isn't quite a golfer's paradise, but there's one golf course to know about. The only course in the area is CuisinArt Resort Golf Course. To navigate to our page about golf throughout St. Martin, go to this page.
Additional details for local providers that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found here:
|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 find out about area marinas and charter operators visit this page.
If you're vacationing with some people who enjoy exploring new shops they can have some fun exploring a few of the area's 31 retail stores. If you want to get information concerning shopping in and around Orient Bay, you can do so by visiting this page.
Another great option is enjoying the area's sights and natural beauty. Among other sights, the area has 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Tourists who enjoy being outside frequently enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To get more information on area sightseeing attractions, visit this page.
Information concerning a firm that can help you enjoy some local sightseeing can be found below.
|Corail Helicopteres Tours||--||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 enjoy underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Orient Bay. To read more about snorkeling opportunities, read this article.
Enjoying a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to discover there are several in the area. To reach our complete guide to spas, use this link.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 6 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The table below highlights some key facts. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name 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 concerning a few other activities are listed in the chart below.
|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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