Burgeaux Bay

Located on the southwestern end of the island, Burgeaux Bay feaures a small strip of white sand surrounded by palms and small villas. The area, which lacks major resorts or hotels, is primarily used by locals. The waters are shallow and rarely rough, making the area perfect for swimmers of all ages.

Located in Beacon Hill, Burgeaux Bay is on the South coast of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten. You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Active and social travelers might like this beach because of its busy, urban location. In fact, Burgeaux Bay would be great for guests staying in nearby hotels, and people who prefer "city life" to the suburbs.

How to Access The Beach
Access to the beach is provided by small sand paths between villas and cottages. These can be accessed off of Beacon Hill Road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Burgeaux Bay features a beautiful view of the island mountain chain and Pelican Key. The beach itself offers soft white sand and incredible waters, which are perfect for swimming.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Since Burgeaux Bay will be found within an area popular among tourist, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Burgeaux Bay is on St. Martin's South coast. It is near some interesting sites like Dunes Casino, which is seen about a hundred yards away, and it is among the attractions in the area.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit. It's not far from the shores at Burgeaux Bay, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If you can't wait to see as many of St. Martin's attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Burgeaux Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Dunes Casino Casino 0.1 mi. W the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Casino Royale Casino 0.4 mi. NNW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Mullet Bay Golf Course Golf Course 0.8 mi. NW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Grand Casino-Mullet Bay Casino 0.9 mi. NW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Starz City & Casino Casino 1.2 mi. NW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Pelican Casino Casino 1.5 mi. ESE the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Lightning Casino Casino 1.6 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten Carousel Tourist Attraction 2.0 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Princess Casino Casino 2.0 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Mounette Radot Gallery Art Gallery 2.0 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise Plaza Casino Gambling Site 2.0 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Tropicana Casino Casino 2.2 mi. E the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Cities and Towns

Burgeaux Bay is close to Simpson Bay, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Cities near Burgeaux Bay include Simpson Bay, which is not heavily urbanized, though it will be a nice day out for guests wishing to get a better feel for the area. From the coast, Simpson Bay is a fairly short distance away, roughly one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a pretty popular vacation destination, it shouldn't be all that difficult to find a hotel nearby that suits your needs. If you're wanting to get a place that's on or near the beach, the table below lists the accommodation options closest to Burgeaux Bay.

Accommodations near Burgeaux Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Caravanserai Beach Resort 0.1 mi. WNW Resort
La Terrasse Suite Hotel At Maho Village 0.3 mi. NW Resort
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino 0.4 mi. NW Resort
Sonesta Ocean Point 0.5 mi. NW Resort
Royal Turtle Inn 0.7 mi. NE Hotel
Marys Boon Beach Plantation 0.8 mi. ENE Resort
Paradise Found 1.1 mi. E Hotel
Towers at Mullet Bay 1.1 mi. NW Resort
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Hotel
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Hotel

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. Baywatch is one of the closest eateries. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Burgeaux Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Baywatch (721) 545-4000 -- -- 0.1 mi. WNW
Elysee Matignon (721) 545-2052 -- -- 0.1 mi. WNW
Sunset Bar & Grill (721) 545-2084 Eclectic Very Casual 0.1 mi. WNW
Point -- -- -- 0.3 mi. NW
Cigal's Garden Le Charolais (721) 545-2872 -- -- 0.3 mi. NW
Mamma Mia (721) 545-3934 -- -- -- --
Morning Life (721) 545-2274 -- -- -- --
Morning Life (721) 545-2274 -- -- -- --
Paris Bistro (721) 545-5677 French, Mediterranean Informal -- --
Sopranos Restaurant (721) 545-2485 Italian Informal -- --
The Dali (721) 545-4039 -- -- -- --
Wine And Cheese (721) 545-2273 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Burgeaux Bay doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy Mullet Bay, which is home to plenty of activity. You'll find it three quarters of a mile to the northwest. The breathtaking shores of Mullet Bay Beach are popular with both vacationers and locals alike. If you're looking for something a little more private, Maho Bay Beach may be a good choice. You'll find it only a short distance away.

Another option worth considering is Cupecoy Bay, which is located only a short distance away. Cupecoy Bay Beach is an unspoiled landscape with pure white sands, towering cliffs, and shoreline caves perfect for exploration.

St. Martin has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and dropping by Burgeaux Bay is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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