What's Near Horizon View Beach Hotel

The sparkling beaches on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten are touted by locals as the most alluring attractions that the island has to offer.

If you are a big beach fan, Horizon View Beach Hotel has what you need. This lodging is set right on the water, so vacationers can spend all of their time under the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Great Bay

Needless to say, since Horizon View Beach Hotel sits directly on Great Bay, sun bathing is a popular pastime 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 guests who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table 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
Indigo 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 1.9 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 most convenient one to visit 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.

Some might enjoy 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. This one is a half mile west of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are interested in finding out more about what's in the surrounding area might want to find out how far—or near—the nearest town or city is from their location. Horizon View Beach Hotel is located toward the center of Philipsburg.

The following table contains a listing of areas near 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 makes for a wonderful place to stay for active vacationers. There are a great deal of fun activities to be found when searching from this lodging. In fact, this particular part of Philipsburg claims a number of exciting attractions, including Philipsburg Theatres, Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, and The Salt Pickers. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Philipsburg Theatres.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the table below.

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 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 -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.8 W 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.8 W 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay

If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit may be just what you're looking for. 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 you're choosing a location to stay in, it is sometimes helpful to find out about nearby accommodations in order to better understand the region. You can find lots of additional properties to think about prior to making a decision, as this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers vacationers an impressive selection of hotel and resort options. The following table lists the hotel booking options found in the vicinity.

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 Beach Hotel 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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