What's Near Sea Palace Resort

Often, visitors choose to spend their vacations on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten just for the spectacular beaches that the island is so proud of.

Fortunately, this property is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy what makes the region so popular.

Nearby Beaches

Great Bay

Needless to say, since Sea Palace Resort is located right on Great Bay, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions here. 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 travelers who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Sea Palace
Beach Distance Direction Location
Indigo Bay Beach 1.0 WSW Little Bay
Back Bay 1.4 ESE 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Geneve Bay 1.4 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Cay Bay 1.7 W 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Guana Bay 1.8 ENE Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 2.2 ENE 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Red Pond Bay 2.5 NE 0.7 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Dawn Beach 2.7 NE Oyster Pond
Kim Sha Beach 2.9 W Simpson Bay
Simpson Bay Beach 3.6 W Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 4.5 W Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 4.7 W Maho Reef

The closest one is Indigo Bay Beach. Indigo Bay Beach, located on the southern end of the island, features soft white sand and calm waters, making it an popular destination for tourists. Considered to be one of the best beaches for kayaking on St. Maarten, the beach is also ideal for snorklers and divers, who will also find several great spots for underwater exploration around the numerous coral reefs located just off shore.

If instead you're looking for a more peaceful beach scene, Back Bay might be a good choice. 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. You can find it located a mile and a half east-southeast of the hotel.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who want to know a little bit more about what's located nearby might want to find out how far—or near—the closest town or city is from their accommodations. Sea Palace Resort is situated in the heart of Philipsburg.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Sea Palace Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Little Bay 1.1 W
Point Blanche 1.2 SE
Welgelegen 1.3 WNW
Saunders 1.5 NW
Middle Region 1.5 NNE
Betty's 1.7 NNW
Guana Bay 1.7 ENE
Sint Maarten 1.8 N
Dutch Quarter 1.8 N
Zorg En Rust 1.8 N

Nearby Attractions

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

Visitors who are looking to try exciting activities during their trip to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Sea Palace Resort makes the perfect place to start a busy day. Yes, this section of Philipsburg has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Philipsburg Theatres, Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, and The Salt Pickers. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Philipsburg Theatres.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Sea Palace
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 0.4 E Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 0.3 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 0.3 ESE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 0.5 ESE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 1.0 N Philipsburg
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Fort Willem I Historical Site 0.6 W Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 0.9 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.9 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 1.4 NW Saunders
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 1.6 NW Saunders
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.6 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.6 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.6 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 2.2 NE 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.4 W 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.4 W 1.0 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 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

Getting details about nearby hotel booking options is sometimes a good means of getting a feel for the area. Readers can find no shortage of other destinations to learn about before coming to a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has a terrific selection of hotel and resort options. The following table provides a list of all of the lodging options located in the area.

Accommodations near Sea Palace
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Seaview Beach Hotel 0.2 E Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Horizon View Beach Hotel 0.3 ESE Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Holland House Beach Hotel 0.4 ESE Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel 0.4 W 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
Divi Little Bay Beach & Racquet Club 0.8 SW 0.9 mi. West-Southwest of Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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