What's Near Princess Port de Plaisance

Nearby Beaches

Simpson Bay Beach

Travelers visiting this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten typically enjoy a visit to one of their amazing beaches. Some vacationers call Princess Port de Plaisance their favorite spot in the area because it's able to provide a nice mix of privacy and access. Those who spend a lot of time in its delightful atmosphere, however, may want to keep in mind that it doesn't lie directly on the beach. You can also enjoy close proximity to nearby beaches.

Each of the access points adorning the coast of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten have their own unique features; these characteristics could make a difference in which beach you choose to visit. The choices in the following table are those found nearest to Princess Port de Plaisance. Click on the names below to see more information:

Beaches Near Princess Port de Plaisance
Beach Distance Direction Location
Kim Sha Beach 0.7 SW Simpson Bay
Simpson Bay Beach 1.1 W Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 1.5 SSE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 2.0 W Beacon Hill
Indigo Bay Beach 2.0 SE Little Bay
Maho Bay Beach 2.2 W Maho Reef
Great Bay 2.5 ESE Philipsburg
Mullet Bay 2.5 W 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Cupecoy Bay 3.4 W 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Geneve Bay 4.0 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Back Bay 4.0 ESE 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Guana Bay 4.1 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 4.3 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Red Pond Bay 4.5 E 0.7 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Dawn Beach 4.6 E Oyster Pond

One of the closest picks is Kim Sha Beach. Bear in mind that this beach is found about three quarters of a mile from the resort, so your group won't have to go far to enjoy the sun and surf. Centrally located, Kimsha Beach is what you might call a "party beach." There is always something going on here, even at night, thanks to local venues which host beach parties and concerts on a regular basis. During the day, swimming, sunning, and watersports are all possible.

Nearby Areas

Guests who want to know a little bit more about what's nearby might like to know how far away the closest town or city is from their location. Princess Port de Plaisance is found in Cole Bay, a village close to downtown Marigot; it's to the east of Simpson Bay.

The areas that are closest to Princess Port de Plaisance are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Simpson Bay 0.8 W
Pelican Key 0.9 SSW
Newll 1.0 SSE
Welgelegen 1.3 ESE
St. Peters 1.5 NE
Saunders 1.5 E
Little Bay 1.7 SE
Betty's 1.8 E
Beacon Hill 1.9 W
Sint Maarten 2.1 ENE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Vacationers who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Princess Port de Plaisance makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Seaside Nature Park, Fort Willem I, and Fort Amsterdam, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Seaside Nature Park.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Princess Port de Plaisance
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.0 ESE Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.5 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.5 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 1.5 E Saunders
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.7 S 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.7 S 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 1.5 E Saunders
The Courthouse Historical Site 2.9 ESE Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park -- -- Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 2.5 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 2.9 ESE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 3.2 ESE 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 4.1 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 3.6 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, 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 details about nearby lodging possibilities is oftentimes an excellent means of getting a feel for the area. You will find no shortage of other destinations to consider in the region, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers vacationers an impressive variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. The table that follows contains the booking possibilities you'll find close-by.

Accommodations near Princess Port de Plaisance
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Carls Unique Inn 0.5 SE Cole Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Palm Beach Resort 0.6 SW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
El Manar 0.6 SSW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Turquoise Shell Inn 0.7 W Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Atrium Beach Resort 0.7 SW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 0.7 W Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Pelican Resort 0.9 SW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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