What's Located Around Simpson Bay Resort and Marina

Many people decide to come to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten because of the amazing beaches that the island is famous for. Luckily, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is located directly on Kim Sha Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime at 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. For vacationers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Pelican Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
Simpson Bay Beach 0.8 NW Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 1.4 ESE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 1.5 WNW Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 1.8 WNW Maho Reef
Mullet Bay 2.2 WNW 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Little Bay Beach 2.2 ESE Little Bay
Great Bay 2.8 E Philipsburg
Cupecoy Bay 3.1 WNW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Back Bay 4.4 E 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Geneve Bay 4.4 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Guana Bay 4.7 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 4.9 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond

Simpson Bay Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near the resort. 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 you're searching for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Mullet Bay is an alternative worth considering. 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 just a meager trip away.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is situated in the southern outskirts of Simpson Bay, in the vicinity of Marigot.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Simpson Bay Resort and Marina:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Simpson Bay 0.7 NNW
Newll 0.9 E
Cole Bay 1.0 ENE
Beacon Hill 1.4 WNW
Maho Reef 1.7 WNW
Welgelegen 1.8 E
Little Bay 1.9 E
Saunders 2.3 ENE
Point Pirouette 2.3 NW
St. Peters 2.4 NE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Simpson Bay Resort and Marina makes for a wonderful spot for active visitors. There are an abundance of fun activities to be discovered when searching from this lodging. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Sunset Theatre, Megaplex 7, and Caribbean Cinemas, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Sunset Theatre.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Pelican Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.6 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 2.2 ENE Saunders
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 2.3 ENE Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.4 E Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.6 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.6 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 3.3 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 3.3 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 3.4 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 3.5 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 3.5 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 4.2 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.2 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.2 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Seaside Nature Park might be worth a visit. 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 info about nearby lodging options is oftentimes a good way to get a feel for the area as whole. You can find plenty of other destinations to consider before making a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers vacationers a wide selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. To find additional info about booking options available close-by, consult the following table.

Accommodations near Pelican Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Diamond Resorts Flamingo Beach Resort 0.0 SW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Pelican Resort 0.1 ESE Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
La Vista Beach Resort 0.2 SSE Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Atrium Beach Resort 0.3 NE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
El Manar 0.3 ENE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Palm Beach Resort 0.3 N Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Turquoise Shell Inn 0.5 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 0.6 N Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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