What's Near Royal Palm Beach Resort

If this sounds like you, booking a hotel close to the beach can make your trip even more worthwhile.

Many guests are excited to learn that Royal Palm Beach Resort is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go out of the way to see what makes the area so special. Not far from the main attractions of St. Martin, but without being in a congested area, this site's location makes it easy to have both a tranquil and entertaining experience. The beach on which this property is located is not the most crowded in the region, so you'll have more of the shore to yourself.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Royal Palm Beach Resort was built directly on Kim Sha Beach, relaxing at the water's edge 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 guests who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to read 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
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 4.6 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 4.8 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond

The nearest one 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 you're looking for a chance to escape the crowds, Mullet Bay may be just what you're looking for. 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's located two miles west-northwest of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your resort can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Royal Palm Beach Resort is found just outside the heart of Simpson Bay.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Royal Palm Beach Resort.

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

Tourists who want to enjoy plenty of activities while vacationing on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Royal Palm Beach Resort is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. In fact, this particular part of Simpson Bay claims a number of exciting attractions, like Sunset Theatre, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7, and Megaplex 7. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Sunset Theatre.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Royal Palm
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.6 SE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.6 SE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 2.0 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
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 somewhere a little different to visit, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 might be 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

Getting info about nearby booking possibilities is oftentimes a great way to get a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will find plenty of other destinations to look at before coming to a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers guests an impressive variety of resort and hotel options. The table that follows contains all of the hotel booking options you can find in the area.

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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