St. Maarten's Simpson Bay has a lot going for it, but without a doubt, shopping is a top activity. Visitors even travel here by ferry from Anguilla on a daily basis specifically to take advantage of the completely duty-free sales of high-end luxury goods. If this sounds appealing to you, head straight for Front Street to get started.
Other popular activities will take you from the sea to the shore, allowing for watersports like sailing, fishing, and diving to readily fill your days as well as hiking Mount Condordia, horseback riding, playing a few rounds of tennis, and simply relaxing on the beach. Of course, you won't want to overlook the nighttime scene, where bar hopping and testing your luck in a casino are strongly encouraged.
Scenic views and well paved roads make renting a scooter or bike a great way to explore Simpson Bay.
If you are thinking about sightseeing at your own pace, there are 4 places that can help make it happen. Click here to view our page about bike and scooter rentals.
Simpson Bay is known for an abundance of open water dives, making it great for intermediate divers. Beginner divers do not need to stress though, there are operators that will certify and train you.
You'll find several dive operators and at least 11 different dive sites to choose from. If interested, you can find out more concerning diving in this area, can do so by clicking on this link.
Like the rest of Sint Maarten, there are plenty of fishing opportunities to be had while staying in the popular Simpson Bay area.
Avid fishermen love this area, as suggested by the existence of 6 charter fishing services that operate from this area. Click to see our page about this topic.
If you or someone traveling with you likes to play golf you may realize Simpson Bay isn't exactly overrun with golf greens. However, there's one course to be aware of. The only course in the area is Mullet Bay Golf Course. Furthermore, you can navigate to this article if you want more specifics about golf throughout Sint Maarten.
The following table enables you to get some details regarding firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water.
|Aqua Mania Adventures||(721) 544-2640||Pelican Key, 0.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|Bluebeard Charters||(721) 587-5935||Pelican Key, 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|(721) 526-2467||Simpson Bay|
|(721) 547-0210||Simpson Bay|
|Garfield Fun Charters||(721) 587-1503||0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|(721) 527-1444||0.2 mi. North of Central Simpson Bay|
|(721) 543-0068||Simpson Bay|
|Passaat Classic Schooner||(721) 580-3301||0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|Random Wind||(721) 587-5742||0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|Sugar Rush Charters||(721) 580-4404||Cole Bay, 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
If you'd like to find out about local marinas and charter options click this link.
If you're going to be traveling with some folks who enjoy window shopping they might enjoy visiting a few of the 60 retail shops in the area. Navigate here to find our page concerning shopping in and around Simpson Bay.
Sightseeing is also a great activity for visitors to Simpson Bay. The area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Assuming you like spending time outdoors frequently enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Follow this link to see our extended discussion of area sightseeing and attractions.
Information about a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be seen down below.
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(721) 545-2266||Simpson Bay|
|Shoreline Helicopters Inc Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(866) 361-1100||1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Simpson Bay|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(721) 545-5408||Simpson Bay|
|Trisport Simpson Bay Kayaking||Kayaking Service||(721) 545-4384||Simpson Bay|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(721) 526-4662||Simpson Bay|
If you love snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Simpson Bay. For more in formation concerning snorkeling opportunities, click here.
Going to a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you might be happy to learn there are a few options. Those interested can obtain more information about this topic can do so on this page.
If you like to play tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The information that follows can help clarify your options. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Simpson Bay Resort and Marina||Pelican Key, 0.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Simpson Bay||4|
|Princess Port de Plaisance||Cole Bay, 0.8 mi. East of Central Simpson Bay||7|
|Belmond La Samanna||2.7 mi. Northwest of Central Simpson Bay||3|
|La Plantation Orient Bay Resort||Griselle, 5.9 mi. Northeast of Central Simpson Bay||2|
|Club Orient Resort||6.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Simpson Bay||2|
For instance, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
The following table enables you to learn some key facts concerning other activities.
|Aqua Mania Adventures||Watersports Operator||(721) 544-2640||Pelican Key, 0.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7||Movie Theater||(599) 544-4777||1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(721) 545-5616||Simpson Bay|
|Movie Theater||(721) 544-4777||1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(721) 544-3033||Cole Bay, 0.8 mi. East of Central Simpson Bay|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(721) 554-3601||Simpson Bay|
|Massage Therapist||(721) 544-4966||Simpson Bay|
|Movie Theater||(721) 544-3631||0.1 mi. South West of Central Simpson Bay|
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