What's Near Villa Starfish

The inviting beaches on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten are some of the best attractions in the region. If you are a fan of the beach, Villa Starfish is just what you are looking for. This site is situated on the shore, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like in the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Dawn Beach

Naturally, since Villa Starfish is positioned directly on Dawn Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying at this property. 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. For guests who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Villa Starfish
Beach Distance Direction Location
Red Pond Bay 0.5 S 0.7 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Gibbs Bay 0.8 SSW 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Guana Bay 1.3 SSW Guana Bay
Geneve Bay 2.1 SSW 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Back Bay 2.5 SSW 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Great Bay 3.0 SW Philipsburg
Little Bay Beach 3.8 SW Little Bay
Cay Bay 4.4 WSW 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay

Red Pond Bay is the closest choice to consider near this property. 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.

If you are interested in a more exciting beach, you may like Great Bay where there will be plenty to keep you busy. Great Bay, located on the southern end of the island and in the heart of the capital, features a two mile long beach filled with lush white sand and beautiful palms. An extended boardwalk adds a party atmosphere to the beach. You can find this one a fast taxi cab ride away.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your house can act as a nice day trip, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Villa Starfish is found near the middle of Oyster Pond.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Villa Starfish.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Defiance 1.1 WSW
Guana Bay 1.3 SSW
Belvedere 1.4 W
Middle Region 1.6 W
Dutch Quarter 1.7 W
Nazareth 2.0 W
Zorg En Rust 2.1 W
Sint Maarten 2.6 W
Dutch Cul de Sac 2.6 W
Philipsburg 2.7 SW

Nearby Attractions

St. Maarten Zoo

Visitors who want to be in the middle of the action while visiting the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Villa Starfish is a great starting point for their adventures. You will find that this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Belvedere Plantation, Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins, and St. Maarten Zoo. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Belvedere Plantation.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Villa Starfish
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 1.0 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 2.2 WSW Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 2.5 SW Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 2.7 SW Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 2.6 SW Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 2.6 SW Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 2.7 SW Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 3.1 W Saunders
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 3.1 W Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 3.3 SW Little Bay
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.4 SSW 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.4 SSW 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.4 SSW 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 3.7 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.7 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 4.8 WSW 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins is an alternative 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

Finding information about nearby booking possibilities is oftentimes a great means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. While you'll only find a couple other places to stay right around Villa Starfish, its tranquil surroundings are what make it a perfect option for guests looking for a peaceful vacation destination. The following table contains all of the hotel booking possibilities found close-by.

Accommodations near Villa Starfish
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Oyster Bay Beach Resort 0.2 NE Oyster Pond, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Westin Dawn Beach Resort and Spa 0.2 S Oyster Pond, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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