What's Near Princess Port de Plaisance

Nearby Beaches

Simpson Bay Beach

People staying in this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten almost always enjoy a visit to one of their beautiful and relaxing beaches. Many vacationers choose Princess Port de Plaisance because it really does offer the ideal blend of seclusion and access. While the property is somewhat set away from heavy tourist areas, you also will not be very far from the coast.

All of the beaches along the coast of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten are appreciated for different reasons; the qualities and amenities associated with each can have an effect on how enjoyable your visit is. You're bound to find an option that suits you in the following table. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:

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

Kim Sha Beach is the closest choice to consider near the resort. Bear in mind that this beach is a moderate distance away, so you won't have to travel far to get to a gorgeous spot in the sun. 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

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can help diversify your itinerary, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or learning more about the area's art and history. Princess Port de Plaisance is located in Cole Bay, a village in the vicinity of downtown Marigot; it's to the east of Simpson Bay.

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

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

Travelers who want to enjoy plenty of activities during their stay on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Princess Port de Plaisance is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. As a matter of fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Seaside Nature Park, Fort Willem I, and Fort Amsterdam. Of the three, the closest is Seaside Nature Park.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the following table.

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 an interesting place to visit, Seaside Nature Park might be the right choice for you. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it's sometimes helpful to find out about nearby accommodation options as a means to better understand the area. You will be able to find lots of additional places to look at nearby, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers guests a terrific selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. If you'd like to get more info on booking possibilities available close-by, see the following table.

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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