What's Located Around Belair Beach Hotel

Often, choosing a hotel close to the beach can make your trip to this area even more special. Therefore, most guests are delighted that Belair Beach Hotel is on the water, so you won't need to go very far to enjoy the pleasant coast.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Belair Beach Hotel was built directly on Little Bay Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. Little Bay Beach, located on the southern end of the island, features soft white sand and calm waters, making it an popular destination for tourists. Considered to be one of the best beaches for kayaking on St. Maarten, the beach is also ideal for snorklers and divers, who will also find several great spots for underwater exploration around the numerous coral reefs located just off shore. For guests who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Belair Beach Hotel
Beach Distance Direction Location
Great Bay 0.8 ENE Philipsburg
Cay Bay 0.9 W 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Back Bay 2.1 E 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Kim Sha Beach 2.2 WNW Simpson Bay
Geneve Bay 2.3 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Guana Bay 2.7 ENE Guana Bay
Simpson Bay Beach 3.0 WNW Simpson Bay
Gibbs Bay 3.1 ENE 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Red Pond Bay 3.4 ENE 0.7 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Dawn Beach 3.6 NE Oyster Pond
Burgeaux Bay 3.8 WNW Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 4.0 WNW Maho Reef
Mullet Bay 4.4 WNW 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay

Great Bay is the closest choice to consider near Belair Beach Hotel. Great Bay, located on the southern end of the island and in the heart of the capital, features a two mile long beach filled with lush white sand and beautiful palms. An extended boardwalk adds a party atmosphere to the beach. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Great Bay, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

If you're interested in a place where surfers and sunbathers can find solitude, Back Bay is an alternative worth considering. Back Bay is situated on the east coast of the island and features dramatic hills and exciting waves splashing against the coast. Visitors head to area to admire the geological formations and natural feel rather than swimming in the sea, which can be quite dangerous. Swimmers can choose instead to head toward the natural pools. You can find it only a meager interval off.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are curious to know about what's in the surrounding area may want to know how far the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Belair Beach Hotel is found in Little Bay, a neighborhood near Marigot; it's 1.0 mile to the west-southwest of Philipsburg.

The table below lists some of the areas near Belair Beach Hotel.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Welgelegen 0.9 NNW
Philipsburg 1.0 ENE
Newll 1.3 WNW
Saunders 1.5 N
Point Blanche 1.7 E
Cole Bay 1.7 NW
Betty's 1.9 N
Pelican Key 2.0 W
Sint Maarten 2.1 N
Middle Region 2.3 NE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Visitors who want to try unfamiliar activities while visiting the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Belair Beach Hotel is a great starting point for their adventures. Yes, this section of Sint Maarten has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Seaside Nature Park, Fort Willem I, and Caribbean Cinemas. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Seaside Nature Park.

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

Attractions Near Belair Beach Hotel
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Fort Willem I Historical Site 0.5 NNE Little Bay
Caribbean Cinemas Movie Theater -- -- Cole Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 0.4 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.4 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 1.5 N Saunders
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 1.7 WNW 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 1.6 N Saunders
The Courthouse Historical Site 1.2 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 1.1 E Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 1.6 NE Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 1.3 ENE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 1.3 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 1.3 E Philipsburg
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.0 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.0 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.0 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 3.0 NE 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, 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

Finding information about nearby lodging options is sometimes a convenient means of getting a feel for the area as whole. Readers will find plenty of other destinations to consider in the region, as this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten is home to an exceptional variety of resort and hotel options. Consult the following table to get a complete listing of lodging possibilities that are found in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Belair Beach Hotel
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Divi Little Bay Beach & Racquet Club 0.2 ESE 0.9 mi. West-Southwest of Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel 0.5 NE Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sea Palace Resort 0.9 ENE Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise Inn -- -- Saunders, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Seaview Hotel & Casino 1.1 E Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Horizon View Beach Hotel 1.2 E Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Holland House Beach Hotel 1.2 E Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Ernest Hotel -- -- Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Midtown Motel -- -- Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Monte Oro Hotel -- -- Philipsburg, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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