What's Located Around Oyster Bay Beach Resort

Quite often, people have decided to come to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten in anticipation of seeing the incredible beaches that the island is so proud of.

If you are a fan of the beach, Oyster Bay Beach Resort has what you need. This lodging is situated along the water, so visitors can spend their whole trip in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Dawn Beach

Every one of the options near Oyster Bay Beach Resort (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Oyster Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Dawn Beach 0.3 SSW Oyster Pond
Red Pond Bay 0.7 S 0.7 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Gibbs Bay 1.0 SSW 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Guana Bay 1.5 SSW Guana Bay
Geneve Bay 2.3 SSW 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Back Bay 2.7 SSW 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Great Bay 3.2 SW Philipsburg
Indigo Bay Beach 4.0 SW Little Bay
Cay Bay 4.6 WSW 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay

Dawn Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near the resort. Located on the east coast of the island, Dawn Beach is a long stretch of beautiful white sand bordering clear waters. Sharing the beach with the Westin St Maarten, the area is popular with tourists, though its length allows for some areas to be quieter than others.

If you're looking for a more peaceful beach scene, Red Pond Bay could be just what the doctor ordered. Located on the eastern coast of the island and south of the popular resorts like the Westin and Oyster Bay Beach, Red Pond Bay features a quiet and private beach, used only by private house owners. The area isn't suited for swimming, due to the more aggressive waves, but does offer an opportunity for an incredible view of the Caribbean Sea. You can find it three quarters of a mile south of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Oyster Bay Beach Resort can be found just beyond the the center of Oyster Pond.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Oyster Bay Beach Resort.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Defiance 1.3 WSW
Belvedere 1.5 W
Guana Bay 1.5 SSW
Middle Region 1.8 W
Dutch Quarter 1.8 W
Nazareth 2.1 W
Zorg En Rust 2.2 W
Sint Maarten 2.7 W
Dutch Cul de Sac 2.7 W
Philipsburg 2.9 SW

Nearby Attractions

St. Maarten Zoo

Vacationers who want to try unfamiliar activities during their trip to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Oyster Bay Beach Resort makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Belvedere Plantation, Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins, and St. Maarten Zoo. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Belvedere Plantation.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Oyster Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 1.2 W 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 2.4 WSW Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 2.7 SW Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 2.9 SW Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 2.8 SW Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 2.9 SW Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 3.3 W Saunders
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 3.3 W Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 3.5 SW Little Bay
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.6 SSW 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.6 SSW 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.6 SSW 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 3.9 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.9 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 5.0 WSW 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 5.0 WSW 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay

If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins is an option worth considering. Built around the 1850's, Sucker Garden Salt Factory was at the time an experiment in increasing the efficiency of salt collection. The factory had a near century long lifespan, and was abandoned in 1948.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby accommodations as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. While you'll only find one other place to stay in this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten, its quiet surroundings are what make it a perfect option for those hoping to enjoy a peaceful retreat.


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