What's Near Blue Pelican

Nearby Beaches

Simpson Bay Beach

It's been said that the best places to visit in this region are their beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

Each of the access points on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten have their own unique features; even differences between their amenities can play an important part in how much you enjoy your time on the sand. Every one of the options near Blue Pelican (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Blue Pelican
Beach Distance Direction Location
Kim Sha Beach 0.3 N Simpson Bay
Simpson Bay Beach 1.0 NW Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 1.2 ESE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 1.7 WNW Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 2.0 WNW Maho Reef
Little Bay Beach 2.0 E Little Bay
Mullet Bay 2.4 WNW 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Great Bay 2.7 E Philipsburg
Cupecoy Bay 3.4 WNW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Back Bay 4.2 E 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Geneve Bay 4.3 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Guana Bay 4.5 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 4.8 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond

The nearest one is Kim Sha Beach. Since this beach is a moderate traveling distance away, your group won't have to journey far to see it. Centrally located, Kimsha Beach is what you might call a "party beach." There is always something going on here, even at night, thanks to local venues which host beach parties and concerts on a regular basis. During the day, swimming, sunning, and watersports are all possible.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your apartment building can act as a nice day trip, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Blue Pelican is located in Pelican Key, a village in the vicinity of Marigot; it is three quarters of a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the south-southeast of Simpson Bay.

The areas found closest to Blue Pelican are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Newll 0.8 E
Simpson Bay 0.8 NNW
Cole Bay 1.0 NE
Beacon Hill 1.6 WNW
Welgelegen 1.6 E
Little Bay 1.7 E
Maho Reef 1.9 WNW
Saunders 2.2 ENE
St. Peters 2.4 NE
Point Pirouette 2.5 NW

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Blue Pelican makes for a great place to stay for active travelers. There are a great deal of activities to be found when starting at this accommodation. You will find that this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Sunset Theatre, Megaplex 7, and Caribbean Cinemas, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Sunset Theatre.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Blue Pelican
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.4 E 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas Movie Theater -- -- Cole Bay
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 2.1 ENE Saunders
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 2.2 ENE Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.2 E Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.4 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.4 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 3.0 E Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 3.1 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 3.1 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 3.2 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 3.4 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 3.4 E Philipsburg
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 4.3 ENE 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.0 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.0 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.0 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg

If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Seaside Nature Park could be a good option. Visitors looking to explore the natural side of Sint Maarten will be pleased with the Seaside Nature Park; which takes an already beautiful natural coastline and combines it with miles of trails that twist in and out of the forest. Nature lovers will be able to explore the area and experience some amazing sights.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting details about nearby lodging options is often a convenient means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. You'll find lots of other destinations to learn about before coming to a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten houses a sweeping range of resort and hotel options. Learn what you need to know about all the area's lodging possibilities by reading the table below.

Accommodations near Blue Pelican
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Pelican Resort 0.1 NNW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
La Vista Beach Resort 0.1 WSW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Diamond Resorts Flamingo Beach Resort 0.2 NW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Simpson Bay Resort and Marina 0.2 NW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Atrium Beach Resort 0.3 N Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
El Manar 0.3 NNE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Palm Beach Resort 0.5 N Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Turquoise Shell Inn 0.7 N Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 0.8 NNW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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