What's Located Around Royal Palm Beach Resort

Sometimes picking a hotel near a nice beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip. Many guests are excited to learn that Royal Palm Beach Resort is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the pleasant coast. Close enough to the fun, bustling parts of town, but outside of the congested areas, this property's location provides an ideal balance; vacationers will be able to take in the sights and choose from a few activities. The beach backing up to this destination is relatively uncrowded.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Royal Palm Beach Resort sits directly on Kim Sha Beach, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying 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 travelers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Royal Palm
Beach Distance Direction Location
Simpson Bay Beach 0.7 NW Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 1.5 SE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 1.5 W Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 1.8 W Maho Reef
Mullet Bay 2.1 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 4.6 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 4.8 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond

One of the most convenient options 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 more peaceful beach scene, Mullet Bay might be just right 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 short trip off.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Royal Palm Beach Resort is found toward the heart of Simpson Bay.

The areas that are closest to Royal Palm Beach Resort are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Pelican Key 0.5 S
Cole Bay 0.8 E
Newll 1.0 SE
Beacon Hill 1.4 W
Maho Reef 1.7 W
Welgelegen 1.7 E
Little Bay 1.9 ESE
Saunders 2.1 E
St. Peters 2.1 NE
Point Pirouette 2.2 NW

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Travelers in need of a fun agenda while vacationing on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Royal Palm Beach Resort makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Sunset Theatre, Megaplex 7, and Caribbean Cinemas, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Sunset Theatre.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Royal Palm
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.6 SE 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 2.0 E Saunders
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 2.1 E Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.3 E Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.7 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.7 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 3.0 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 3.3 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 4.2 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg

If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Seaside Nature Park might be a good choice. 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

When you're choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes helpful to learn about nearby accommodation options as a way to better understand the surrounding area. You will be able to find plenty of other properties to look at before reaching a decision, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers vacationers a sweeping selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. Have a look at the following table for full details about the booking possibilities available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Royal Palm
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
The Atrium Beach Resort 0.2 SE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Turquoise Shell Inn 0.2 NW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
El Manar 0.3 SE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Simpson Bay Resort and Marina 0.3 S Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 0.3 NW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Diamond Resorts Flamingo Beach Resort 0.4 S Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Pelican Resort 0.4 S Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel 0.4 NW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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