The gorgeous beaches on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten are considered the most-visited attractions in the region.
Many guests are excited to learn that this property is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to have an amazing view of the water. Being able to kick back without lots of people around is something to be valued. This beach offers that kind of benefit, because it's located outside of St. Martin's more crowded areas.
Obviously, since Esmeralda Resort was built directly on Orient Beach, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying at this property. Beachgoers can indulge in the plethora of amenities at Orient Beach, which provide travelers with the opportunity to enjoy a wide selection of water sports. Orient Beach is recognized by St. Martin's government as a marine reserve. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view our detailed article:
|Green Cay||0.9||E||Orient Bay|
|Galion Beach||1.0||SSE||1.6 mi. North of Oyster Pond|
|Baie de cul-de-sac||1.1||N||French Cul-de-Sac|
|Ilet Pinel||1.2||NNE||1.3 mi. North of Orient Bay|
|Grandes Cayes||1.7||N||1.9 mi. North of Orient Bay|
|Baie Lucas Beach||2.0||SSE||1.8 mi. South of Orient Bay|
|Anse Marcel||2.0||NW||Anse Marcel|
|Petites Cayes||2.3||N||2.5 mi. North of Orient Bay|
|Oyster Pond Beach||2.4||S||4.4 mi. East of Marigot|
|Tintamarre Beach||3.0||NE||Ile Tintamarre|
|Happy Bay||3.3||W||2.2 mi. North-Northeast of Marigot|
|Friar's Bay Beach||3.4||W||1.8 mi. North-Northeast of Marigot|
|Lover's Beach||4.0||W||1.2 mi. North of Marigot|
|Baie de Marigot||4.9||WSW||Marigot|
Green Cay is closest to Esmeralda Resort. If you'd like to get away from the more crowded and well-known Orient Bay Beach, just head to nearby Green Cay (Caye Verte) for a bit of escapism on a gorgeous and serene beach.
Another beach to consider visiting is Orient Beach where there are plenty of opportunities for activities and being social. Beachgoers can indulge in the plethora of amenities at Orient Beach, which provide travelers with the opportunity to enjoy a wide selection of water sports. Orient Beach is recognized by St. Martin's government as a marine reserve. This one is located a couple hundred yards east-southeast of the property.
Travelers seeking to learn a bit more about the area's important features might like to know how far away the nearby town or city is from their location. Esmeralda Resort is located within Griselle, toward the heart of Orient Bay.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Esmeralda Resort:
|Cul De Sac||0.9||NW|
|French Cul de Sac||1.7||SSW|
Esmeralda Resort serves as an excellent spot for active vacationers. There are plenty of fun activities to be discovered when starting at this lodging. Yes, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like The Butterfly Farm, The Butterfly Farm, and The Old House. The nearest attraction of the three is The Butterfly Farm.
Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the table below.
|The Butterfly Farm||Botanical Garden||0.7||S||Orient Bay|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||0.7||S||0.5 mi. South of Orient Bay|
|The Old House||Museum||0.7||S||La Croisade|
|Mount Vernon Plantation||Historical Site||0.7||SSW||0.6 mi. South West of Orient Bay|
|Hope Estate Archeological Site||Historical Site||--||--||0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Grand-Case|
|Loterie Farm Nature Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.7||WSW||1.6 mi. South of Grand-Case|
|Durat Bridge||Historical Site||4.0||W||Marigot|
|Musée de Saint-Martin||Museum||--||--||Downtown Marigot|
|Musee Des Coquillages||Museum||4.3||WSW||Downtown Marigot|
|Old Prison||Historical Site||4.3||WSW||Downtown Marigot|
|Spring Sugar Mill||Historical Site||4.3||WSW||Downtown Marigot|
|Fort Louis||Historical Site||4.3||WSW||Downtown Marigot|
|Border Obelisk||Historical Site||--||--||Marigot|
|Movie Theater||5.7||WSW||Sandy Ground|
If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, The Butterfly Farm is an alternative worth considering. If you are mystified by the tender and swift nature of the butterfly, then the Butterfly Farm is for you. Here, you can tour a tropical rainforest setting and interact with this creatures as they fly freely and often land right on the shoulders, hair, or hands of guests.
When deciding on a place to stay, it's sometimes helpful to learn about nearby accommodations as a means to get a better feel for the region. Readers will find lots of additional destinations to look at prior to making a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has a terrific selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. In order to find additional info on hotel booking possibilities available close-by, consult the table below.
|St Tropez Hotel||0.2||SSE||Griselle, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|La Plantation Orient Bay Resort||0.2||SSW||Griselle, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|L'Hoste Hotel||0.2||SSE||Griselle, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|Palm Court Hotel||0.2||SE||Griselle, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|0.2||WNW||Griselle, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|Hotel Palm Court||--||--||Orient Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|Club Fantastico||0.3||SW||Griselle, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|Hotel Alamanda Resort||0.3||SE||Griselle, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|Alizea Hotel||--||--||Orient Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
|--||--||Orient Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten|
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