Many guests plan to vacation on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten simply because they want to experience the amazing beaches that the island is so well known for. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Esmeralda Resort is the perfect locale for you. This property is set along the water, so guests can spend all day every day in the sun if they so desire. The promise that you may be able to kick back while avoiding hoards of people crowding the beach makes a difference in your beach going experience. This beach is known for that kind of benefit, because it is not located within St. Martin's more crowded areas.
Naturally, since Esmeralda Resort is located directly on Orient Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime 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 guests who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to read 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 probably the most convenient option to visit near these accommodations. 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 will be plenty to keep you busy. 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. You'll find it a couple hundred yards east-southeast of the lodgings.
Vacationers who are interested in finding out more about what else is in the area might like to know how far away the closest town or city is from their accommodations. Esmeralda Resort is found in Griselle, outside the center of Orient Bay.
The table below lists some of the areas near Esmeralda Resort.
|Cul De Sac||0.9||NW|
|French Cul de Sac||1.7||SSW|
Tourists who want to be in the middle of the action while vacationing on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will quickly learn that Esmeralda Resort is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. As a matter of fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as The Butterfly Farm, The Butterfly Farm, and The Old House. The closest of the three is The Butterfly Farm.
Several more of this property's nearest attractions are named in the following table.
|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 on the lookout 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 where to book your stay, it's sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby accommodation options as a way to better understand the surrounding area. Readers will find no shortage of other places to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. The table that follows provides a list of all the booking possibilities found in the surrounding area.
|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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