What's Near Esmeralda Resort

The sparkling beaches on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten are boasted as the most enticing outdoor sights that you'll find on the island.

Many guests are excited to learn that Esmeralda Resort is located directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to try a few beach activities. This location is hidden away from St. Martin's more crowded areas, which means those visiting this particular area will oftentimes have the shore all to themselves, providing them with the opportunity to experience a true escape from the crowds found in town.

Nearby Beaches

Orient Beach

Needless to say, since Esmeralda Resort is located on Orient Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime here. 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 are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed page:

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

The most convenient option is Green Cay. 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.

If the remoteness of Green Cay doesn't suit your style, you could instead enjoy Orient Beach at which many visitors create a stir of activity. 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 a couple hundred yards east-southeast of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Esmeralda Resort is located in Griselle, near the middle of Orient Bay.

The areas found closest to Esmeralda Resort are listed below.

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

Travelers in need of a fun agenda during their trip to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will quickly learn that Esmeralda Resort is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, including The Butterfly Farm, The Butterfly Farm, and The Old House. The nearest attraction of the three is The Butterfly Farm.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those listed in the following table.

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 on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, The Butterfly Farm could be a good option. 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 choosing a place to stay, it is often helpful to learn about nearby accommodations as a way to get a feel for the surrounding area. Readers will be able to find plenty of other places to learn about before reaching a decision, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers travelers a sweeping selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. Find out about all of the surrounding area's booking options by reading the following table.

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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