What's Near La Siesta

Often, people make plans to visit the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten just to experience the breath-taking beaches that the island is so well known for.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, La Siesta is just what you are looking for. This lodging is set on the water, so tourists can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Simpson Bay Beach

Needless to say, since La Siesta is positioned directly on Simpson Bay Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions 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 those who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

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

The most obvious one to visit is Kim Sha Beach. 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

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your apartment building can help you learn even more about St. Martin, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or talking to some locals about their way of life. La Siesta is situated near the middle of Simpson Bay.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of 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

La Siesta serves as a wonderful spot for active travelers. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be discovered when searching from this lodging. As a matter of fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Sunset Theatre, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7, and Megaplex 7, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Sunset Theatre.

There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those named in the following table.

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 searching for somewhere interesting to go, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 is an option worth considering. 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

Finding details about nearby hotel booking options is oftentimes a good way to get a feel for the area as whole. You will be able to find lots of additional properties to look at before reaching a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten is home to an exceptional variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. Learn what you need to know about all of the surrounding area's booking possibilities by viewing the table below.

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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