What's Located Around La Vista Beach Resort

Many people make plans to spend their vacations on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten knowing that they'll get to see the fabulous beaches that the region is famous for.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that La Vista Beach Resort is situated directly on the water, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since La Vista Beach Resort was built directly on Kim Sha Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime here. 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. For those who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near La Vista
Beach Distance Direction Location
Simpson Bay Beach 1.0 NW Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 1.3 ESE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 1.6 WNW Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 1.9 WNW Maho Reef
Indigo Bay Beach 2.1 E Little Bay
Mullet Bay 2.3 NW 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Great Bay 2.8 E Philipsburg
Cupecoy Bay 3.3 NW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Back Bay 4.3 E 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Geneve Bay 4.4 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Guana Bay 4.6 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 4.9 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond

One of the closest picks is Simpson Bay Beach. 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.

If instead you're looking for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Mullet Bay could be a better choice for you. Located on the western coast of the island, Mullet Bay Beach features a large strip of white sand, filled with palm trees and seagrapes. One of the best beaches on St. Maarten for swimming because of the excellent conditions of the crystalline waters, Mullet Bay is popular with tourists and locals alike. You can find it located just a meager distance away.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or learning more about the area's art and history. La Vista Beach Resort is located in Pelican Key, a village in the vicinity of Marigot; it's three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) to the south-southeast of Simpson Bay.

The following table contains a listing of areas near La Vista Beach Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Simpson Bay 0.8 NNW
Newll 0.8 E
Cole Bay 1.0 NE
Beacon Hill 1.5 WNW
Welgelegen 1.7 E
Little Bay 1.8 E
Maho Reef 1.9 NW
Saunders 2.3 ENE
St. Peters 2.5 NE
Point Pirouette 2.5 NW

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

La Vista Beach Resort is a great locale for active tourists. There are a good amount of fun activities to be discovered when exploring near this lodging. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Sunset Theatre, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7, and Megaplex 7. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Sunset Theatre.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near La Vista
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.5 E 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.5 E 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 2.3 ENE Saunders
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 2.3 ENE Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.3 E Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.5 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.5 ESE 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 3.2 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 3.2 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 3.3 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 3.4 E Philipsburg
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 4.4 ENE 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 could be just 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 deciding where to stay, it can sometimes be smart to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a means to get a better feel for the area. You'll find lots of additional destinations to learn about before reaching a decision, as this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten houses a terrific selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to get additional info on the hotel booking options available in the vicinity, consult the following table.

Accommodations near La Vista
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Pelican Resort 0.1 NE 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 NNW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Atrium Beach Resort 0.3 NNE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
El Manar 0.4 NE 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
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 0.8 N Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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