What's Near La Siesta

Often, guests choose to visit the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten because of the amazing beaches that the island is known for.

If you are a big beach fan, La Siesta is the right spot for you. This site is situated right on the water, so guests can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Simpson Bay Beach

Of course, since La Siesta sits directly on Simpson Bay Beach, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying here. Located close to the Princess Juliana Airport, the Simpson Bay beach features a long stretch of white sand and clear waters. The primary appeal of Simpson Bay Beach lies in its tranquil charm, though its location allows for easy access to local restaurants, bars, casinos, and more. For guests who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near La Siesta
Beach Distance Direction Location
Kim Sha Beach 0.5 SE Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 1.3 W Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 1.5 W Maho Reef
Cay Bay 1.8 SE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Mullet Bay 1.9 W 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Indigo Bay Beach 2.5 SE Little Bay
Cupecoy Bay 2.8 WNW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Great Bay 3.1 ESE Philipsburg
Geneve Bay 4.6 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Back Bay 4.6 ESE 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Guana Bay 4.8 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 5.0 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond

Kim Sha Beach is closest to this property. 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

Guests 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. La Siesta is located toward the center of Simpson Bay.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to La Siesta:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Pelican Key 0.8 SSE
Cole Bay 1.0 E
Beacon Hill 1.2 W
Newll 1.3 SE
Maho Reef 1.4 W
Point Pirouette 1.9 NW
Welgelegen 1.9 E
St. Peters 2.2 ENE
Little Bay 2.2 ESE
Saunders 2.2 E

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Visitors who are looking to try exciting activities while vacationing on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that La Siesta is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. Yes, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, such as Sunset Theatre, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7, and Megaplex 7. Of the three, the closest is Sunset Theatre.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the table below.

Attractions Near La Siesta
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.9 SE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.9 SE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 2.2 E Saunders
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 2.3 E Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.6 ESE Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 3.0 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.0 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 3.2 E Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 3.5 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park -- -- Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 3.6 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 3.8 ESE Philipsburg
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 4.3 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.6 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.6 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.6 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg

If you're on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 might be what the doctor ordered. Caribbean Cinema's is a movie theater chain with many different locations in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico that show current blockbuster films in both Spanish and English with Spanish subtitles.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding where to book your stay, it's sometimes worthwhile to learn about nearby lodging options as a means to get a feel for the area. You'll be able to find plenty of additional places to look at nearby, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers travelers an excellent range of hotels and resorts to choose from. The table that follows lists all the booking options you'll find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near La Siesta
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Turquoise Shell Inn 0.1 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 0.1 N Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Palm Beach Resort 0.3 SE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise Found 0.3 WNW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Atrium Beach Resort 0.5 SE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Marys Boon Beach Plantation 0.5 WNW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Simpson Bay Resort and Marina 0.5 S Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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