What's Located Around Horizon View Beach Hotel

Quite a few travelers have decided to spend their holidays on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten simply because they want to experience the beautiful beaches that the region is so proud of. If you or your group are big beach fans, Horizon View Beach Hotel is set in the perfect location for you. This property is set on the shore, so vacationers can spend their whole trip under the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Great Bay

Of course, since Horizon View Beach Hotel is positioned directly on Great Bay, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying at this property. 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. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Clicking on each link below allows you to see more details:

Beaches Near Horizon View
Beach Distance Direction Location
Back Bay 1.1 ESE 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Geneve Bay 1.1 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Little Bay Beach 1.3 W Little Bay
Guana Bay 1.6 ENE Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 1.9 NE 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Cay Bay 2.0 W 2.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Red Pond Bay 2.3 NE 0.7 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Dawn Beach 2.6 NE Oyster Pond
Kim Sha Beach 3.2 W Simpson Bay
Simpson Bay Beach 4.0 WNW Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 4.8 W Beacon Hill

The nearest one is Back Bay. Back Bay is situated on the east coast of the island and features dramatic hills and exciting waves splashing against the coast. Visitors head to area to admire the geological formations and natural feel rather than swimming in the sea, which can be quite dangerous. Swimmers can choose instead to head toward the natural pools.

If the quiet and serene qualities of Back Bay don't appeal to you, consider going to Great Bay at which many visitors create a stir of activity. 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. This one is a quick trip off.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your hotel can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Horizon View Beach Hotel is situated in the heart of Philipsburg.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Horizon View Beach Hotel.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Point Blanche 0.9 SE
Little Bay 1.4 W
Guana Bay 1.5 NE
Middle Region 1.6 N
Welgelegen 1.6 WNW
Defiance 1.8 NNE
Saunders 1.8 NW
Dutch Quarter 1.9 N
Zorg En Rust 1.9 N
Betty's 1.9 NNW

Nearby Attractions

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

Horizon View Beach Hotel serves as a great locale for active visitors. There are plenty of fun activities to be found when searching from this lodging. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Philipsburg Theatres, Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, and The Salt Pickers, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Philipsburg Theatres.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Horizon View
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 0.2 N Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 0.1 NW Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 0.1 WNW Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 0.2 SE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 0.2 SE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 1.1 N Philipsburg
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Fort Willem I Historical Site 1.0 W Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 1.1 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.1 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 1.7 NW Saunders
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 1.9 NW Saunders
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.3 SSE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.3 SSE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.3 SSE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 2.2 NNE 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 2.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas Movie Theater -- -- Cole Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.8 W 1.1 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit is an option worth considering. An unexpected find on the island, this Star Wars replica and memorabilia museum not only exists, but it is one of the top three most popular museums in the whole of the Caribbean. Created by international artist Nick Maley, you can stop in and tour all of the important movie history that has touched him and his wife over the years.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing where to book your stay, it can often be helpful to learn about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a better feel for the region. Readers will be able to find lots of additional destinations to learn about prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten is home to an impressive range of hotel and resort options. Learn about the region's lodging options by checking the following table.

Accommodations near Horizon View
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Holland House Beach Hotel 0.0 E Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Seaview Hotel & Casino 0.2 WNW Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sea Palace Resort 0.3 WNW Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Ernest Hotel -- -- Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Midtown Motel -- -- Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Monte Oro Hotel -- -- Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paula's Country Inn -- -- Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel 0.7 W Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Divi Little Bay Beach & Racquet Club 1.0 WSW 0.9 mi. West-Southwest of Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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