The Boathouse

Serving the Simpson Bay Area for a couple of decades, The Boathouse has become an essential stop for anyone looking to experience the local Sint Maarten scene. Diners who choose this place will find themselves sipping on cold drinks and warm food while looking out over the water at the docked cruise boats.


The Boathouse has an eclectic menu, with offerings from seemingly every culture around the world. Most guests, however, are happy to settle with a burger and fries. The staff recommends the Hurricane Shrimp, which also has to be the restaurant's top selling menu item. Baked stuffed grouper, salmon, lobster, baked mussels, whole fresh red snapper, pepper strip steak, and seafood fettuccine are also guest favorites. In addition to this, the restaurant offers a full Vegan menu.

The Boathouse is a bar and grill where they proudly serve their take on Caribbean cuisine. When it comes to the level of formality, the setting here is very casual. This dining option is on the table during both dinner and lunch, so don't hesitate to pay this place a visit. You might fall in love with a local favorite.


As you might imagine from the restaurant's name, they offer a nautically themed setting on the waterfront. The vibe is casual and relaxed.


The Boathouse can be found in the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay, in the vicinity of Marigot.

Guests can combine their restaurant visit with excellent sightseeing options by heading to one of the region's many nearby attractions, like Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7.

There are a few neighboring outdoor activities to enjoy you want to relax or try something new. Those who find themselves anxious to tee off will surely have a blast at the nearest golf course, Mullet Bay Golf Course, which is located not too far from The Boathouse. Or sometime during your visit you might want to chill out at Kim Sha Beach, which is the closest beach and is only a short distance away. Remember, these aren't the only beaches, courses, and outdoor pursuits within the area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are in the mood for another restaurant in the area with similar kinds of food and/or comparable prices, there are lots of nearby places to choose between, including Skip Jack's. Diners will find it a short distance away to the northwest of this restaurant.

However, if you're looking for something different, this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has a wide range of restaurants, offering all kinds of cuisine styles and flavors. For instance, you might also enjoy International food at Topper's, which is a short distance away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

The Boathouse features a varied menu, and as such the price varies with it. However, the entrees will generally fall between $15 and $25(USD).

The Boathouse accepts the following credit cards: Discover, Master Card, and Visa.

You will have plenty of time to visit The Boathouse, as it has hours from 11:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. every day of the week, though you may want to aim between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. when they have Happy Hour Specials.

Contact Info

Location: Airport Road, Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Phone: (721) 544-5409




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