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 popular bar and grill that happens to specialize in Caribbean cuisine. Expect an atmosphere and service that is very casual. This dining option's open 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 is located toward the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay, in the vicinity of Marigot.

Consider merging your restaurant visit with some excellent local sightseeing options by checking out one of the many area attractions nearby, like Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7.

There are a few neighboring outdoor pursuits and other activities to fill your afternoons if you have some extra time. Any golfers who visit the area will certainly want to check out this restaurant's closest golf facility, Mullet Bay Golf Course, which is not too far from The Boathouse. Or perhaps you'd rather spend time at Kim Sha Beach, which is the closest beach and is only a short distance away. Also, keep in mind these two options aren't the only beaches and golf courses within the region.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are looking to find another area restaurant that has some similar menu items and/or a similar price range, there are quite a few nearby dining spots to choose from, including Skip Jack's. It's situated a short distance away from The Boathouse.

However, if you're in the mood for something different, this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten boasts an impressive range of restaurants, where you will find all kinds of cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you can also try International food at Topper's, which is a short distance south west.

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 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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