What's Near Belair Beach Hotel

Often, people have decided to come to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten just for the sparkling beaches that the island is famous for.

If all you can think about is the beach, Belair Beach Hotel is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is situated on the shore, so tourists can spend all of their time under the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Belair Beach Hotel was built directly on Indigo Bay Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. Indigo 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 those who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed discussion:

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 closest to these accommodations. 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. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since you'll find public bathrooms on-site.

If instead you're interested in an enjoyable secluded beach, Back Bay might be a good choice. 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. It can be found two miles east of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are interested to know about what's located nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest town or city is from their location. Belair Beach Hotel is located in Little Bay, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Marigot; it is a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the west-southwest of Philipsburg.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to 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

Vacationers seeking thrilling outdoor activities while vacationing on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will quickly learn that Belair Beach Hotel makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. Yes, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Seaside Nature Park, Fort Willem I, and Fort Amsterdam. Of the three, the closest is Seaside Nature Park.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed 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
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
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten 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
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 on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Seaside Nature Park is an option worth considering. 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 deciding where to book your stay, it can often be a good idea to find out about nearby lodging options in order to better understand the area. You can find lots of other places to think about before making a decision, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten is home to an excellent selection of hotel and resort options. Get the details you need about all of the surrounding area's booking possibilities by viewing the table below.

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 Beach Hotel 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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