What's Located Around Caravanserai Beach Resort

Many times, booking a hotel located near a nice beach can add a special element to your holiday.

Many guests are excited to learn that Caravanserai Beach Resort is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go very far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. This property is located outside of the more congested parts of St. Martin, which means guests of the property will often get to have the beach to themselves, providing them with the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing nap or sun-tanning session in the sand.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Caravanserai Beach Resort is positioned directly on Burgeaux Bay, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime at this property. 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. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Caravanserai
Beach Distance Direction Location
Maho Bay Beach 0.2 NW Maho Reef
Mullet Bay 0.6 NW 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Simpson Bay Beach 1.1 E Simpson Bay
Cupecoy Bay 1.6 NW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Kim Sha Beach 1.7 E Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 3.0 ESE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Indigo Bay Beach 3.8 ESE Little Bay
Great Bay 4.5 E Philipsburg

Maho Bay Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near Caravanserai Beach Resort. The waters of Maho Beach are especially popular with windsurfers, and are also great for swimming. There will often be crowds here on the weekends. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Maho Bay Beach, since there are nearby public restrooms.

If instead you're looking for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Mullet Bay might be just right for you. Located on the western coast of the island, Mullet Bay Beach features a large strip of white sand, filled with palm trees and seagrapes. One of the best beaches on St. Maarten for swimming because of the excellent conditions of the crystalline waters, Mullet Bay is popular with tourists and locals alike. It can be found a half mile northwest of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can help you learn even more about St. Martin, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Caravanserai Beach Resort is located 1.0 mile south of Point Pirouette, a neighborhood in Sint Maarten; it's 1.3 miles to the west of Simpson Bay.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Caravanserai Beach Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Beacon Hill 0.2 E
Maho Reef 0.3 N
Point Pirouette 1.0 N
Lowlands 1.1 NW
Simpson Bay 1.3 E
Pelican Key 1.9 ESE
Cole Bay 2.4 E
Newll 2.6 ESE
Welgelegen 3.4 E
Little Bay 3.5 E

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Travelers who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while visiting the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will quickly learn that Caravanserai Beach Resort is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. As a matter of fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Seaside Nature Park, Fort Willem I, and Fort Amsterdam. The closest of the three is Seaside Nature Park.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Caravanserai
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Fort Willem I Historical Site 4.0 E Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 4.2 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.2 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 3.7 E Saunders
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.2 E 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.2 E 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 3.6 E Saunders
The Courthouse Historical Site 4.9 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 4.9 E Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 4.7 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 5.0 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 5.2 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 5.9 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.9 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.9 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 5.8 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond

If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go, Seaside Nature Park is an alternative 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 sometimes be smart to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find lots of other places to look at nearby, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten houses a wide variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. Consult the following table for a complete list of the hotel booking possibilities available in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Caravanserai
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
La Terrasse Suite Hotel At Maho Village 0.2 N Maho Reef, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sonesta Ocean Point 0.3 NW 1.6 mi. West of Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino 0.3 NNW Maho Reef, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Turtle Inn 0.8 ENE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Marys Boon Beach Plantation 1.0 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Towers at Mullet Bay 1.0 NNW 1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise Found 1.2 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel 1.4 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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