Accommodations in Simpson Bay

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Where you are on Simpson Bay will for the most part determine the types of accommodations that are available.  Simpson Bay West, which is closest to the airport, is where you'll find a number of high rise hotels and cheap motels for quick stay-overs.  To the East, however, the Bay runs over the French Border and contains Kimsha Beach.  Here is where you'll find resort-style hotels, small guesthouses, and villa complexes. 


Diamond Resorts Flamingo Beach Resort

You will find a few property types to choose between in the area, including quite a few hotels and plenty of resorts. Travelers looking to enjoy a lively bar scene will encounter precisely that at a pair hotels around Simpson Bay. Click on each link to read additional details.

A great vacation spot with active on-site recreation is Simpson Bay Resort and Marina. Located on the Simpson Bay, Pelican Resort Club is on the beach and midway between the St Marteen's most popular nightspots, restaurants, and shopping. The stay affords guests two vacations for the price of one, with the Dutch St. Marteen and French St. Martin and its two different worlds and cultures, all available for guests to explore and enjoy. They're located on Billy Folly Road.

Vacationers looking to stay in Simpson Bay will have choices like Princess Port de Plaisance. Stunning vistas of mountains, ocean, and tropical gardens from upscale accommodations highlight a stay at Princess Port de Plaisance. The property is an all-suite hotel with an elegant ambiance and superior amenities. You will find them at 155 Union Road.

Vacationers who appreciate good on-site dining possibilities might want to look into Royal Palm Beach Resort. The Royal Palm Beach Resort is primary a time-share facility, although they do rent out the one, two, and three bedroom apartments to guests as well. The rooms have a choice of view, and all include air conditioning, a balcony or terrace, patio, queen sized bed, in-room safe, telephone, and an iron/ironing board. They're located at 115 Welfare Road.

These are just a few of the choices you'll find. To read a more complete discussion of this topic, navigate to this page, about all hotel possibilities.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Blue Pelican

There are non-hotel accommodations available, including tons of condominiums and a nice variety of villa complexes. Beach-goers will usually have easy access to the beach, as many lodgings are situated on the water.

If you're trying to find plenty of convenient dining options within reach of your accommodation, Blue Pelican is one location you won't want to overlook. From the owners of two of the finest hotels on the island comes this more laid back property which is perfect for the self-serving visitors. Each rental has been carefully decorated so that it is both luxurious and comfortable, and tucked into a cove by the sea, privacy is a given. You will be able to find them on Billy Folly Road.

One destination on the oceanfront worth considering is La Siesta. Each of the units here are individually owned, and enjoy unique decor based on the desires of their owner. What you can expect no matter which condo you rent is access to a common pool and the beach, fully equipped kitchens, cable television, and luxury amenities and linens.

Coral Shores Villas is another good choice to consider. Each two bedroom, two bathroom villa has it's own private courtyard, private patios, fully-equipped kitchens, a propane barbecue grill, and a washer and dryer. They are located at 171 Riverwalk Trail.

Luckily, there will be quite a few other choices. To read our detailed page about more villa complexes within the area, check out this page.

You can also see all the accommodations found around Sint Maarten here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism In Simpson Bay

Those who love the outdoors might want to check out the one eco-tourism property offered. Besides the usual accommodation choices, there is an eco-lodge.

If you're wanting to find lots of convenient dining options near your accommodation, Turquoise Shell Inn is one spot you shouldn't overlook. Located in the heart of the village in a residential area, the inn is a small property striving to be eco-friendly and to provide personal service to each and every guest. The property is just steps away from the long expanse of Simpson Bay Beach. Here guests will enjoy the flowers in bloom and walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and other activities. The property is situated at 34 Simpson Bay Road.

Eco-Accommodations In Simpson Bay
Name Type Phone Number Star Rating Location Island
Turquoise Shell Inn Lodge (721) 545-2875


0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Simpson Bay the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Individual Villas

Certain people often prefer the seclusion offered by one of the individual villa rentals. Click here to find our article about rental properties in Simpson Bay.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel

Though only nearby accommodations have all-in-one pricing, some travelers still prefer the reassurance of all-inclusive pricing. There are many reasons why this pricing method is popular. For example, they simplify the planning and budgeting process.

If you would rather book a stay at a exclusive accommodation, Sonesta Ocean Point is probably a good place to start looking. Sonesta Ocean Point is a luxurious and modern adults only resort in St. Maarteen. Located right on the beautiful waters of Maho Bay, you'll have no trouble kicking back and unwinding while taking advantage of their 3 pools, butler service, and a spa. Guests can find them at 1A Rhine Road.

One property along the water's edge worth mentioning is Mercure St Martin and Marina. Situated near some of the best shopping and eating in Marigot, and the most exciting nightlife in Maho, is the Mercure St Martin and Marina. This hotel decked out in modern decor and stands ready to host any type of guest -- from the business traveler, to those looking for rest and relaxation, and even those hosting an event. If you'd like to call before you go, you can do so at 590-5-90875454.

If you want to read more details about properties offering all inclusive pricing, read this article.


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