What's Located Around Simpson Bay Resort and Marina

Many guests choose to take a trip to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten just for the amazing beaches that the region is so proud of.

If you are a big beach fan, Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is the perfect locale for you. This property is situated right along the water and sand, so guests can spend every day in the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Simpson Bay Resort and Marina was built directly on Kim Sha Beach, sun bathing is one of the main attractions 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 guests who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:

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
Indigo 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 the one that's nearest to this property. 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 interested in plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, 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. It can be found two miles west-northwest of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or learning more about the area's art and history. Simpson Bay Resort and Marina can be found along the southern outskirts of Simpson Bay, near 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

Tourists who want to enjoy plenty of activities during their trip to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will quickly learn that Simpson Bay Resort and Marina is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. As a matter of fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Sunset Theatre, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7, and Megaplex 7. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Sunset Theatre.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Pelican Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.6 E 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.6 E 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 2.2 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
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, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 might be worth a visit. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it can often be helpful to learn more about nearby lodging options as a means to get a feel for the surrounding area. You will find plenty of other places to consider in the region, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers visitors an impressive selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. Consult the table below for a full listing of lodging options you can find in the vicinity.

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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