What's Located Around Paradise Found

Many visitors make plans to come to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten knowing that they'll get to see the amazing beaches that the island is so proud of.

If you are a big beach fan, Paradise Found is the perfect locale for you. This site is located right along the water and sand, so visitors can spend all day every day in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Simpson Bay Beach

Obviously, since Paradise Found sits directly on Simpson Bay Beach, relaxing on the sand 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 guests who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to learn more:

Beaches Near Paradise Found
Beach Distance Direction Location
Kim Sha Beach 0.7 SE Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 1.1 W Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 1.3 W Maho Reef
Mullet Bay 1.6 W 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 2.1 SE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Cupecoy Bay 2.5 WNW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Indigo Bay Beach 2.8 SE Little Bay
Great Bay 3.4 ESE Philipsburg
Geneve Bay 4.9 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Back Bay 4.9 ESE 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg

The closest one 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

Visiting areas that are close to your hotel can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Paradise Found is located near the center of Simpson Bay.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Paradise Found:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Beacon Hill 1.0 W
Pelican Key 1.1 SE
Maho Reef 1.2 W
Cole Bay 1.3 E
Point Pirouette 1.6 NW
Newll 1.6 SE
Lowlands 2.0 WNW
Welgelegen 2.2 E
St. Peters 2.4 ENE
Little Bay 2.5 ESE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Travelers who want to be in the middle of the action while vacationing on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Paradise Found makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Sunset Theatre, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7, and Megaplex 7, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Sunset Theatre.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Paradise Found
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 1.2 SE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 1.2 SE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 2.5 E Saunders
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 2.5 E Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.9 ESE Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 3.3 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.3 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 3.5 E Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 3.8 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 3.8 ESE Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 3.9 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 4.1 ESE Philipsburg
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 4.6 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.9 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.9 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.9 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 is an alternative 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

When deciding where to book your stay, it can sometimes be a good idea to learn about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the region. You will be able to find plenty of additional places to consider before coming to a decision, as this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten plays host to an excellent range of hotel and resort options. See the table below for a full list of lodging options you'll find in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Paradise Found
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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
Marys Boon Beach Plantation 0.2 W Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel 0.2 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 0.3 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Turquoise Shell Inn 0.4 ESE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Turtle Inn 0.5 WNW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Palm Beach Resort 0.6 SE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Simpson Bay Resort and Marina 0.8 SSE Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Diamond Resorts Flamingo Beach Resort 0.8 SSE Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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