What's Located Around Esmeralda Resort

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.

Nearby Beaches

Orient Beach

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:

Beaches Near Esmeralda Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
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
Grande-Case Beach 2.3 WNW Grand-Case
Petites Cayes 2.3 N 2.5 mi. North of Orient Bay
Oyster Pond Beach 2.4 S 4.4 mi. East of Marigot
Petite Plage 2.4 NW Grand-Case
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
Galisbay 4.1 W 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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Orient Bay 0.3 SE
Jacob Hodge 0.5 WSW
Mont Vemon 0.6 NW
Cul De Sac 0.9 NW
La Croisade 0.9 S
Norman 1.0 WNW
French Cul-de-Sac 1.1 N
Duzant 1.6 WNW
French Cul de Sac 1.7 SSW
Caye Chateau 1.7 SE

Nearby Attractions

The Butterfly Farm

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.

Attractions Near Esmeralda Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
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
Cultural Center Grand Case Museum 2.2 WNW 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
M.J.C. Sandy Ground Movie Theater 5.7 WSW Sandy Ground
Marigot Musee Museum 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Esmeralda Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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
Pavillon Beach 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
Boca Raton Hotel -- -- Orient Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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