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 edge of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten. You might want regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Active and social travelers might like this beach due to its crowded, urban location. In fact, Burgeaux Bay is a favorite of hotel guests in the area, and those who don't mind large groups of people.

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Be mindful that the region in which Burgeaux Bay is located is a bustling area, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Burgeaux Bay on St. Martin's South coast; it will be near other attractions like Dunes Casino, which is about a hundred yards to the west.

History-focused attractions such as Fort Willem I are the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Burgeaux Bay, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about St. Martin's past, without having to venture too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this site can be found four miles from this historical destination.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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 in the Simpson Bay area, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The closest town to Burgeaux Bay is Simpson Bay, which isn't a congested area, and it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those looking to check out the local scene. From Burgeaux Bay, Simpson Bay isn't far off, roughly one and a quarter miles (two kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Travelers seeking a place to stay near Burgeaux Bay won't have a tough time, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from close-by. You can find the closest booking options by looking over those listed in the table that follows.

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


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest restaurants is Baywatch. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's just a short distance away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.

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

The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has several beautiful beaches, so Burgeaux Bay is not your only option.

If the exciting vibe at Burgeaux Bay is one of the features you love, consider checking out Mullet Bay, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located 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 a more secluded beach experience, Maho Bay Beach may be a good choice. You'll find it just a little ways away.

Vacationers may also want to visit 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.

There's plenty to see and do in St. Martin, and Burgeaux Bay is just one of the many options.


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