What's Located Around Oyster Bay Beach Resort

Sometimes choosing a hotel close to the beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip. Visitors love that this property is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination.

Nearby Beaches

Dawn Beach

All of the nearby shorelines in the following table have something unique to offer. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed page:

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
Little 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 secluded spot of sand, Red Pond Bay may be just what you're looking for. 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. It's situated three quarters of a mile south of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Oyster Bay Beach Resort can be found toward the center of Oyster Pond.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to 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

Visitors who are looking to try exciting activities while vacationing on 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 particular part of Oyster Pond claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Belvedere Plantation, Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins, and St. Maarten Zoo. Of the three, the closest is Belvedere Plantation.

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 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 Heritage Museum Museum 2.8 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
Caribbean Cinemas Movie Theater -- -- Cole Bay
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
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay

If you're on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins might be a good choice. 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

Finding details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally an excellent means of getting a better feel for the area. Although you'll only find one additional place to stay right around Oyster Bay Beach Resort, the quiet surroundings here make it a pleasant option for travelers hoping to find a secluded vacation destination.


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